Registering New Practitioners

Follow the instructions below. 

Step 1: Verify credentials in the NPI Registry 

Confirm practitioner contact and NPI information is accurate.

Step 2: Verify registration in PECOS 

Confirm practitioner registration with PECOS. Use the following link: 

If the practitioner is not found, they must register and obtain approval. Use the following link: 

Step 3: Contact Ascend Client Services with practitioner information 

Ascend will add a practitioner to LabCheck Ordering Practitioner dropdown menus and provide login credentials for LabCheck eSign.

Step 4: Provide practitioner with LabCheck eSign credentials and instruction sheet 

Ordering Practitioners are required to authenticate all laboratory tests ordered as being medically necessary and supported by medical record documentation as required by Medicare.