Tag: drugs of abuse
Drug testing positivity is a negative factor for employers and insurers
Workforce drug testing positivity climbed to its highest rate since 2004. Are the same trends being reflected in life insurance drug testing results?
Ask the expert: Customizing your laboratory results to facilitate faster results
Several clients indicated that waiting for sensitive laboratory results can cause a delay in their underwriting process. By updating your sensitive tests, results can be delivered faster.
Seeing through the smoke: The correlation of tobacco, marijuana and drugs of abuse
The correlation of tobacco use and marijuana use could be a red flag for insurers. Studies show high correlation to positive cotinine and THC to other DOA.
Ask the Expert: Drug trends in America
As the opioid epidemic continues to spread throughout the country, we will examine the drug trends in a workforce population and life insurance population.
The rise in workforce drug positivity may be a concern among the life insurance population
As workforce drug positivity continues to rise, we are evaluating the correlation to life insurance drug abuse positivity. According to the 2018 Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index, workforce drug positivity is at its highest rate we've seen in a decade.