Tag: HHS

Hair testing

Proposed guidelines for hair drug testing

November 24, 2020 By

SAMHSA has proposed scientific and technical guidelines for the inclusion of hair in Federal drug testing programs. Note: These are only proposed Guidelines and hair testing is not approved for any Federally mandated drug (eg, DOT) testing. Read all public comments online including those from Quest.

News

New Federal CCF coming soon

August 11, 2020 By

SAMSHA/OMB have requested public comments to revisions of the current Federal CCF for workforce drug testing. However, Quest anticipates a one-year implementation period for continued use of the form and will help prepare clients for the switch.

Urine testing

Clarifying the changes in federal workplace drug testing & documentation

November 10, 2017 By

Changes to the federal drug testing panel and paperwork are forthcoming, but for now you should continue testing as usual.

News

Revisions to Federal workplace drug testing

February 10, 2017 By

HHS revised its mandatory guidelines to expand federal urine drug testing to include hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxycodone, and oxymorphone.

eCCF

Important changes with eCCF

October 10, 2016 By

eCCF impacts the entire federally-regulated drug testing process. Read about important changes and how they can affect your drug testing program.

eCCF

Speed up testing with eCCF

September 27, 2016 By

Employers can begin taking advantage of eCCF for their DOT urine drug testing.

eCCF

Quest Diagnostics Approved to Use eCCF for Federally-Mandated Workforce

August 18, 2016 By

Benefits of eCCF include fewer data entry and legibility issues, reduced collection site flaws, less paper to manage and improved overall efficiency.

eCCF

eCCF update: The paperless revolution

August 8, 2016 By

Federal eCCF inspections are complete and all Quest Diagnostics drug testing labs are approved to process electronic Custody and Control Forms.

eCCF

Regulated electronic Custody and Control Form (eCCF) progress update

September 18, 2015 By

We are excited to begin offering eCCF for regulated programs, but like any product, we perform rigorous quality assurance processes before we do.

Hair testing

Quest comments for hair specimen mandatory guidelines

August 5, 2015 By

HHS published an RFI seeking comments for federally-mandated hair drug testing. Here are our comments in response to the questions posed by HHS.