[MCOH-EH] [EXTERNAL] UDS for Reasonable Suspicion vs Diversion
KAuerbach at emblemhealth.com
Fri Oct 22 09:32:06 PDT 2021
This is a great idea regarding diversion testing.
Can we post this on the MRO list.
From: MCOH-EH <mcoh-eh-bounces at mylist.net> On Behalf Of Stuart Sandler via MCOH-EH
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Subject: [EXTERNAL] [MCOH-EH] UDS for Reasonable Suspicion vs Diversion
Good afternoon all,
I’m cross posting this. For our hospital employees, for reasonable suspicion we use a med-pro panel and add Suboxone and Fentanyl. However, I am recommending that for testing in a case of suspected diversion, we test for just the medication in question rather than a total med-pro panel. I am concerned that it may be a HIPPA issue or seen as a ‘fishing expedition’ if we test for anything other than the drug in question. I would appreciate hearing how others are testing in a case of suspected diversion.
Thank you in advance.
Stuart Sandler, DO
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