Grow Your DOT Physical Exam Practice, Part 2 | Insights & Suggestions
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Grow Your DOT Physical Exam Practice, Part 2

In the previous post (Grow Your DOT Physical Exam Practice) I discussed the top two ways for medical providers to grow their DOT practice. This post is a continuation of that discussion with additional key insights and suggestions.

3. Add Drug & Alcohol Testing to Your Practice

Combining drug and alcohol testing with DOT physicals creates a synergistic relationship. Drivers are already coming to your office for their physical exam, why not provide them a one-stop shop?

Learn about the requirements.

  • Motor Carriers and Drivers are required to be in a randomized Alcohol and Drug Testing program

  • 50% of drivers are randomly selected for drug testing yearly. This does not include pre-employment, post-accident, reasonable suspicion, and other instances.

  • Only takes 10 minutes

  • Can be performed by staff

4. Offer a Consortium Service for Randomized Drug & Alcohol Testing

Many truckers with a Commercial Driver’s License who operate a CMV in intrastate or interstate commerce are required to participate in a DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program. These drivers must register with a consortium and participate in the Consortium’s random testing pool.

Contract with a Consortium/Third-Party Administrator (C/TPAs) and invite drivers and motor carriers to use you for their randomized drug and alcohol testing program. A C/TPA is an entity that manages all, or part, of an employer’s DOT drug and alcohol testing program.

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TeamCME was created to help medical examiners take full advantage of these opportunities. Here are some of the ways we accomplish this:
  • Members get better prices for drug and alcohol testing as we’ve negotiated volume rate discounts

  • Use the TeamCME consortium random testing program to sign up drivers and companies – you determine how much to charge

  • Savings on Medical Equipment, Forms, & Supplies

  • Obtain a Local Motor Carrier List for your area with the company name, address, phone, contact person, and # of trucks owned

Ready to Grow Your DOT Practice?

To review the previously mentioned insights and suggestions, return to Part 1.