We are open Monday to Friday—7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. You will need to check in at the hospital admissions desk first. No appointment is needed. You will need an order from your physician.
Our Laboratory and Imaging Departments
Are you missing work to drive to the “city” to get lab tests or imaging tests? You don’t have to.
Our laboratory and imaging departments are indispensable for providing excellent patient care. We have the latest equipment and most tests can be completed right here in Falls City—simply request an order from your doctor!
Our Laboratory Department has highly trained and compassionate staff, who use the latest technology to provide test results to your providers to aid in getting your care on track.
- 24 hour urine tests
- Drug Screens
- Basic Metabolic Panel
- Complete Metabolic Panel
- Cardiac Markers
Our Imaging Department is more than just an x-ray department. Our team utilizes the most up-to-date technology to provide CT scans, MRI’s, mammograms and various types of ultrasounds. They also do bone density scans. Our department has the ability to ‘push’ or ‘cloud’ images with many other medical centers in the Midwest, eliminating the need for hand-carrying discs for other appointments.
- 3D Mammography
- MRI and MRA
- CT Scan – commonly referred to CAT scan
- Dexa Scan – Bone Density
- PET Scan – Onsite in a mobile truck ( Shared Medical Services)
- Nuclear Medicine – Onsite in a mobile truck thought NHI (Nebraska Heart Institute)
- Vascular Ultrasound (Doppler)
Schedule An Appointment
Visit the team that will make your healthcare needs our priority. Contact the Community Medical Center’s Laboratory or Imaging Department to schedule an appointment today!
Frequently Asked Questions
While many of our imaging reports are available to our patients on their portals, we cannot give out results to patients. Results must come from your provider and be discussed with them.
Call your primary care physician’s office. You can schedule a drive-thru Covid test or pick up an at-home kit based on symptoms.
Call your primary care physician’s office. Depending on timing and type of test, we may be able to perform your Covid test through our drive thru. We CANNOT guarantee results due to multiple labs involved for some testing.
For more information on travel Covid testing, please check out these websites for places to be tested right before your flight!
If you are flying out of Omaha: https://kohllsrx.com/covid-19/testing/one-hour-pcr/
If you are flying out of Kansas City: https://www.rapidtestkc.com/book?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIpNzf5pCF-QIV0GpvBB16iQRdEAAYASAAEgI8KPD_BwE
For some laboratory tests, you must be fasting. This means no food or drinks 8 to 12 hours before your lab draw. Most of the time, any amount of water is allowed. Depending on the test, it may be OK to take your morning pills before your lab draw as well.
Your results will be sent to the provider who ordered the test as soon as they are available. Depending on the test, this may be a couple of hours to a week. You can always pick up a copy of your lab results from us directly as well.
Yes, CMC has our HOPE (Helpful Option for Patients Expenses) program, which is our financial assistance. It goes by your household size and income. HOPE is available for the services and provider fee that we bill for. If you need assistance with the providers bill, you can reach out to their business office to see if there are options available to you.
You may call 402-245-6542 and get information.
You may also find the application online at www.cmcfc.org under the financial assistance tab. You may pick up an application at CMC front admissions. You may have an application mailed to you.
CMC provides the service (technical component) and the doctors or specialists bill for their professional services.
Some insurance plans take up to 90 days or more to pay a claim. The patient is not sent a statement until your insurance has processed your claim.
Due to HIPAA, we are not allowed to disclose any information to anyone other than the patient if they are over the age of 19, unless permission is granted to us by the patient. It is the law and we have to follow it.