The Regulatory Capture of American Medicine by the Drug and Alcohol Testing, Assessment and Treatment Industry

Accountability requires both the provision of information and justification for actions and they have minimized both.  Prohibiting doctors from obtaining their own assessments, medical records and drug-testing records markedly reduces risk of exposure as does prohibiting release of those records to third parties.   Cash only prevents inquiry from insurers. The PHPs have no oversight or regulation.  The drugscreen-shot-2016-02-09-at-3-39-27-am and alcohol testing labs have no FDA oversight as the tests are non-FDA approved. Other than accreditation agencies such as the College of American Pathologists there is no agency to investigates error or misconduct. CAP cannot sanction.  The assessment and treatment centers have little oversight or regulation.   In sum this system refuses to provide information and even if they did provide information they do not have to justify it to anyone and no agency exists to punish them even if they could not justify it.  Zero accountability.

But in this Court, what Diff’rence does appear! For every one’s both Judge and Jury here; Nay, and what’s worse, an Executioner. William Congreve, The Double-dealer Regulatory cap…

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  1. […] clear and have been widely ignored by authorities who are themselves subject to these patterns of regulatory capture. It is likely that adequate resolution will need to involve the US Supreme Court and or an FBI RICO […]

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