Extra testing required for DOT Exam–Who Pays?

Extra testing required for DOT Exam–Who Pays?

If we need to order extra testing for example; echo, sleepstudies, extra blood work, does that get billed to their  personalinsurance?Do we hold the certification as suggested or give them a temp fail untiltesting is finished, requiring a repeat office visit  and or...
Cardiovascular Issues in DOT Commercial Drivers

Cardiovascular Issues in DOT Commercial Drivers

Cardiovascular questions that come up on DOT exams: With history of unrepaired aortic aneurysm or thoracic aneurysm, am I to require ultrasound at the yearly recert?  what about echocardiogram every 2-3 years with aortic valve replacement? With an unrepaired aortic...
Alcohol & Drug Abuse in Commercial Drivers

Alcohol & Drug Abuse in Commercial Drivers

Except where absolute criteria exist (i.e., a current clinical diagnosis of alcoholism), as a medical examiner, you make the final determination as to whether the driver meets the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) medical standards for driver...