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Occupational Health

Sending an Employee for Occupational Health Services

Urine Drug Screening Business Account

WomanFollow the steps below to set up a Business Account with Lake Region Healthcare’s Lab for urine drug screening (this only needs to be done once, and can be completed any time prior to sending your first employee to LRH for services).

  1. Set up a business account.
    • Lake Region Healthcare is a collection site only.
    • Lake Region Healthcare needs a billing protocol mailed, faxed 218.739.6649 or emailed (tlbrist@lrhc.org) prior to services.
    • Our address is: Lake Region Healthcare, Attn: Clinic Lab, 712 S. Cascade, Fergus Falls, MN 56537.
  2. Contact a testing laboratory. Listed are some choices.
    • Medtox: 800.832.3244
    • Lab Corp: 800.833.3984
    • Quest Diagnostics: 800.877.7484
    • Alere Toxicology: 800.340.4029
    • Clinical Reference Laboratory: 800.445.6917
    • ACL: 800.877.7016

Ask the representative how to set up a drug screening account. The employer and Medical Review Officer (MRO) information needs to be pre-printed on the chain of custody forms. Forms, kits and shipping supplies can be stored at LRH or with the employer.

Breath Alcohol Testing Business Account

Follow the steps below to setting up a Business Account with Lake Region Healthcare’s Lab for breath alcohol testing (this only needs to be done once, and can be completed any time prior to sending your first employee to LRH for services).

  1. Set up a business account.
    • Lake Region Healthcare needs a billing protocol mailed or faxed to 218.739.6649.  
  2. Alcohol testing form’s (ATF).
    • LRH has DOT and NON-DOT forms.
    • LRH requires that a Designated Employer Representative (DER) phone number be on file.

Authorization Forms

**Download an Employer Authorization form for urine drug and/or breath alcohol testing.

We must have a completed and signed Employer Authorization form for any patient coming to Lake Region Healthcare’s lab for drug urine screening or breath alcohol testing. This authorization form—completed and signed—is crucial: we cannot treat patients without it.

Any employee being tested for reasonable suspicion must be accompanied by a supervisor.

**Download an Employer Authorization form for DOT physical, pre-employment physical, vaccinations or ancillary services such as vision, hearing or x-ray.

We must have a completed and signed Employer Authorization form for any patient coming to Lake Region Healthcare for an employment related physical or for treatment of a first-time or new injury. This authorization form—completed and signed—is crucial: we cannot treat patients without it.

Other Important Documents

Photo Identification — All patients must show us their photo identification before treatment. Acceptable photo identifications include a driver’s license, work badge, or passport.

Treating Minor Age Patients

A parent or legal guardian should accompany the minor. If you are not the legal guardian, you will need a notarized statement signed by a parent or the legal guardian authorizing you to give permission for services and billing, if appropriate.

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