Drug Testing Education

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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 in 2023, 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
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Can You Catch Coronavirus From a Package

Posted 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

Women Uses Her Dog’s Urine to Pass Probation Drug Test

Posted on December 31, 2019
Category: News
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
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Employee Drug Testing Guide

Posted 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