Gretna Medical Center

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Opening Hours 

MON - Sat 7am - 5pm
SUN 7am - 3pm

 

 

Business Hours

Monday - Saturday 7am - 5pm
Sunday

7am - 3pm

315 Westbank Expy
Gretna, LA 70053

We have Spanish and Vietnamese speaking doctors. 

(Clinica Medica)

Get medical treatment from your phone.  Telehealth button below.

COVID-19 Information and FAQ

We do have COVID-19 testing available but we bill as a primary care facility.

  • We offer a different variety of COVID-19 testing depending on patient’s needs as well as insurance coverage, please see chart below.
  • PCR tests are approved for travel
  • Please call and ask about test availability and pricing.
  • We also offier COVID-19 event testing for large groups.
Test Name Estimated Time for Results Sensitivity
Carestart Rapid AntigenCarestart Rapid Antigen**NOT PCR** 15 Minutes 83%
Sensiva [PCR] 24-48 Hours 99%
Abbott ID NOW [PCR] 15 Minutes 93%
Biofire RPEZ w/ COVID [PCR] 1 Hour+ 97%

Our facility will take most major insurances including Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna, United Health Care, Medicaid, Medicare, Cigna, and etc.  The few that we do not take are on the list below.

Insurances we currently do not accept

  • Tricare
  • Peoples Health
  • United Medical Resources (Only Temporary)

Can I use my insurance for my COVID-19 test?

  • Yes, but use of COVID testing through insurance is reserved specifically for patients who are symptomatic or have had possible exposure to COVID-19
  • Patients using insurance for their COVID test must first see a provider for evaluation.

Can I use my insurance for COVID testing without symptoms or exposure?

  • No. COVID-19 testing under these circumstances is available for out-of-pocket payment.

Can I use my insurance for COVID testing for travel?

  • No. COVID-19 testing under these circumstances is available for out-of-pocket payment.

COVID-19 Testing is limited to certain patients. As we are a primary care facility – we do not provide testing for all patients.

Better Health Care is Our Mission (Clinica Medica)

open 7 days a week. Same Day Appointments are Available.

Fax: (504) 367-6022

315 Westbank Expy. Gretna, LA 70053

Gretna Medical Center