I-Team: Drug rehab center bills patient's insurance nearly $1,000 a day for drug testing

WFTS Published January 23, 2018

Rumble Point of care drug tests that identify marijuana, cocaine, opiates and methamphetamine are available for less than $20, with a 99 percent accuracy rate. But one Tampa Bay area drug rehab billed patients' insurance plans $1,200 for initial tests, then $3,400 to confirm results. One patient was billed more than $30,000 for drug testing in just 31 days.