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PT/INR Home testing FAQ

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To be eligible for insurance reimbursment, you must be diagnosed with:
  • Chronic atrial fibrillation
  • Mechanical heart valve
  • Venous thromboembolism (VTE) including,
    - Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    - Pulmonary embolism (PE)
And meet the following criteria:
  • Taking Coumadin or other oral anticoagulation for at least 3-months and on a daily basis.
  • Be able to demonstrate the correct use of the device after training.
Yes. The PT/INR Monitor and the home testing must be prescribed by a treating physician. Only you and your healthcare provider can decide if mdINR PT/INR Home Monitoring Service is for you.
When you take Coumadin, it's important that your PT/INR be tested regularly. Under normal circumstances, you may have been getting your PT/INR checked at your doctor's office, lab or clinic once every four to six weeks. Studies show that more frequent testing can help you reduce serious risks to your health. With home testing, you can test more frequently.
If your device is not working properly and our telephone technical support staff is unable to resolve the issue with you, we ship a new device to replace your defective device. We deliver this service at no cost to you.
mdINR delivers the replacement strips directly to your home.
An mdINR trainer will go directly to your home or a staff member of your doctor’s office will train you in their office on how to use the PT/INR Meter and how to call in your results.
mdINR offers you 3-Easy ways to record your PT/INR. You choose the one that is best for you.

1) Live Phone Support
Call our toll free 800 number and gain access to our knowledgeable staff. They’re here to help answer all your questions and will communicate directly with your physician.

2) Automated Phone System
- Report your results 24 hours a day.
- Never have to wait on hold to report your results.
- You can even use our automated system to:
   • Reorder testing supplies
   • Check your previous results, or
   • Update insurance information
3) Secure Patient Website
Our intuitive secure patient website allows you to easily record your latest PT/INR from anywhere with an Internet connection. You can also review any physician prescribed changes to your dosing schedule, and review your previous PT/INR results.
An mdINR representative is available to answer your questions, including helping you find out more about potential coverage for self-testing through Medicare or your private insurance, from 8:30 am to 8:30 pm, EST.