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Old 08-29-2012, 10:57 AM
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Default Breath Alcohol Testing

employer sends in employee for suspicion of alcohol; breath test performed; positive; waited 15 mins performed again for confirmation; are we allowed to bill for the retest?
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Old 09-08-2012, 01:09 PM
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I work for an Occupational Health Co and yes you can. My organization bills the company for the BAT Confirmation. You are doing a second test, we just call it the confirmation. You probably want to let your companies know to expect the charge if needed.
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