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Disclosing Px Exam/Test Results

Question: When an employer pays our medical office to perform drug tests, fitness-for-duty/return-to-work exams, or employment physicals, can we disclose the exam/test results to the employer without obtaining an authorization from the patient? Arizona Subscriber Answer:
Although many healthcare providers assume that they don’t need patient authorization in this case, that is not correct, healthcare attorney Kim Stanger said in a recent [...]