Lab Tests & Radiology
NHC Annapolis laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP). All eligible beneficiaries are welcome to use our services on a "walk-in" basis Monday to Friday from 0800 to 1600; no appointment is necessary. However, some tests require special preparation and/or special collection tubes. Patients are encouraged to contact the laboratory if they have questions regarding the requirements for their laboratory tests. Please ask your provider if you are required to fast or if they may have other special instructions prior to your arrival at the laboratory.
The Laboratory staff cannot provide test results directly to a patient. Patients may obtain their laboratory results at the MHS Genesis Patient Portal website via the link at the top right of the page. A hard copy of your laboratory results may be obtained at NHC Annapolis Medical Records as well (410) 293-3610. Laboratory requests from a civilian provider and drawn at Annapolis will be faxed to the ordering health care provider weekly.
Annapolis Radiology offers routine diagnostic examinations on a "walk-in" basis Monday to Friday from 0800 to 1600, with the last patient being seen at 1545; no appointment is necessary. Electronic requests are made by the health care providers within our clinic following your appointment or via written requests from your civilian network providers. These services are provided to active duty service members and their family, retirees, government services employees, the Brigade of Midshipmen, and all other eligible beneficiaries.
Radiology procedures not available at Naval Health Clinic Annapolis will be referred to another medical treatment facility in the area or to a facility within the Tricare Network.
Studies not provided at NHC Annapolis:
- MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
- CAT (Computerized Axial Tomography) scan
- Mammography, Ultrasound
- Nuclear Medicine
- Bone Density Studies
Results may be obtained from your healthcare provider or through NHC Annapolis Medical Records (410) 293-3610. A copy of your digital radiographic images may be requested at the Radiology front desk for transport via CD to another facility.
Results of your Radiographic Examinations are routinely available within 7 days from the date the exam is transmitted to WRNMMC in Bethesda for interpretation by a Radiologist.
On January 1, 2020 TRICARE began covering Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
(DBT), also known as three-dimensional (3D) mammography, for breast cancer
screening in lieu of the conventional two-dimensional screening mammography.
Prior authorization is not required for 3D mammography; however, benefit
review is required for women 30-39 years old to ensure coverage criteria is
Please contact the National Capitol Region One Number Appointment Line at
(855) 227-6331 to request a referral or information on how to self-referral
for your screening mammogram. Or talk to your primary care provider to schedule a mammogram. Visit TRICARE
to learn more about covered services: