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The Board has recently noticed an increase in patient calls in regards to UDS in particular. Concerns raised by patients include overuse of UDS, poor or nonexistent insurance coverage, alleged incorrect interpretation of test results, and poor communication of practice policies related to UDS.
UDS can be a useful tool when administered and interpreted correctly. Licensees are encouraged to fully inform themselves about this monitoring method to ensure its benefit. Click here for a few examples of calls related to UDS that have been handled by Board staff in recent months.