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Medical Review Officer (MRO)

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We need a Medical Review Officer (MRO) for our drug testing program, can you help us?

Yes, we can help we offer Medical Review Officer (MRO) services for drug testing programs.  Licensed physicians performing medical review officer (MRO) services for National Drug Screening are trained and certified by the American Associati...

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Is a Medical Review Officer (MRO) required for non-DOT drug testing?

The answer is yes and no. Yes, for one important reason – reduce exposure to liability. Yes because many states require a medical review officer (MRO) in the state drug testing programs. These states include: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Florida,...

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What must the MRO include on the final drug testing result report?

MRO/TPA Drug Test Results Report Checklist The MRO may use a signed or stamped and dated legible photocopy of Copy 2 of the CCF to report test results.  If the MRO does not report test results using Copy 2 of the CCF, he or she must provide a w...

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Does an MRO contact a donor with a positive drug test and what does “Awaiting Donor Contact” mean?

Yes, on a non-negative at the lab the MRO calls the donor.  They try 3 times over 24 hours, then they try to call the Company DER to have the DER tell the donor to call the MRO.  It should not be assumed at all that this result will be posi...

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Do you know what the time frame is on a valid prescription? Say I have a Rx for cough syrup from 11/11/17 – do I still have a valid prescription?

MRO's use their discretion on this.  Company policy might apply.  Our team at National Drug Screening, says  Unless an employer chooses not to accept Rx's past a certain time, for example 1 year, we will accept old Rxs as long as we...

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For DOT, what requirements must the Medical Review Officer (MRO) meet?

1.Be a licensed physician (Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy) in the U.S., Canadian, or Mexican jurisdiction 2.Possess basic knowledge 3.Complete qualification training 4.Satisfactorily complete examination administered by a nationally-recognized M...

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