Lawyer, physician and lab agree: Drug test protocols should be based on good patient care.

Lawyer, physician and lab agree: Drug test protocols should be based on good patient care.

Jeffrey Lynne, a lawyer based in Florida who represents treatment programs in zoning and other issues, says it’s about time that some drug testing arrangements are being cut back by payers (see ADAW, May 11). Lynne said that insurance companies are suing treatment providers to get their money back for excessive and unnecessary testing in “clawback lawsuits.” He tells his clients that if they submit such claims, insurance companies will say it’s insurance fraud.

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About Jeffrey Lynne

Jeffrey C. Lynne is a South Florida native, representing individuals and business entities relating to licensing, accreditation, regulatory compliance, business structure, marketing, real estate, zoning and litigation pertaining to substance abuse treatment facilities and sober living residences. Mr. Lynne has been recognized across the region as a leader in progressive public dialogue about the role that substance abuse treatment has within our communities and the fundamental need and right to provide safe and affordable housing for those who are both in treatment for addiction and alcoholism as well as those who are established in their recovery.

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