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11 Reasons Why Employers Drug Test

Posted by Drug Test City on  May 13, 2020
Category: Drug Testing
Why do employers drug test applicants? Even though the benefits are obvious to most, job seekers often ask us about the reasons drug testing has become ubiquitous. Here are 11 benefits employers and employees gain from drug testing. Reasons Why Employers Drug Test Productivity Safety Insurance Purposes Reputation Encourage Drug Users to Seek Help Encourage Drug Users to Stay Clean Lower Costs Avoid Lawsuits Gather Evidence Improve Work Environment Avoid Drug Related Incidents Productivity At
The average person that’s unfamiliar with drug use doesn’t usually know how to tell if someone is high. Still, drug use has become a pervasive part of everyday life and over the last 2 decades prescription drugs have brought drug use into more homes and businesses than ever before. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health 38% of adults battled a substance abuse disorder. Drug users are becoming more sophisticated at concealing
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The AMA CPT code for drug testing using our 12 panel drug test cups, which is the code used for Medicare B and most other insurers, is 80305. The American Medical Association (AMA) CPT code for drug testing 80305 replaces older codes used for presumptive drug testing read by direct optical observation. 80305 is now recognized as the CMS HCPCS code in place of G0477.  Provider must include sample validation (observing specimen donation and confirming
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Dispelling Coronavirus Covid 19 Myths

Posted by Drug Test City on  March 17, 2020
Category: News
Coronavirus Covid-19 has been dominating headlines and social media posts for several weeks now, and as the cases ramp up in the US it will only get worse. People have 24/7 access to news media and instant updates from Facebook. With the glut of information most people are starting to feel like an expert on coronavirus and epidemiology, but even some experts are putting out false or misleading information. I am admittedly not an expert
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Can You Catch Coronavirus From a Package

Posted by Drug Test City on  March 16, 2020
Category: News
Since the beginning of the Coronavirus Covid-19 Pandemic people have been worried about whether they can catch the virus from packages they received from China. Can I catch Coronavirus from a Package That Originates in China? The short answer is no. The conventional understanding was that Coronaviruses across the board could not live outside the body for more than a couple hours.  A recent federal study that was contributed to by a number of organizations
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Why Is My Glucose Meter Giving Different Readings

Posted by Drug Test City on  January 10, 2020
Category: News
Just like most diabetics, I have checked my blood glucose levels twice in a short period of time out of curiosity to find that my glucose meter gives different readings. At first I thought I may have had a faulty meter, but for me and my personal needs a 10% margin of error is not a big deal. Since then I have learned a lot about how different meters work, improvements in the technology used in
Pineville Ky, December 31 2019 An Arjay resident, Julie Miller, was arrested on Monday December 30th for attempting to deceive a urine drug screen by substituting her pet dog’s urine for her own. Pineville KY Officer Michael Smith was called to the scene by Miller’s Parole Officer who had caught her sneaking in a sample of urine. During questioning on scene Miller admitted to Officer Smith that the urine sample was not hers, that is

Employee Drug Testing Guide

Posted by Drug Test City on  November 7, 2019
Category: Drug Testing
Use our employee drug testing guide to help inform your policies and procedures when testing new hires and completing random drug testing in house. Procedure Donor provides urine specimen in the cup and screws the cap on. Operator checks the cap for tightness, starts timer Remove peel off label Check temperature strip on back. A green color will appear to indicate the temperature, proper range is 90°-100°F At 5 minutes read the results. Presence or