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Is it legal for a group home to require drug testing on one

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Is it legal for a group home to require drug testing on one of its residents if it suspects a resident may be using drugs? The group home is funded by a private agency, but does receive HIPPA grants.

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Private agencies are permitted to implement drug testing programs with out the same due process procedures that are required of governmental agencies. So even if this is considered to be a governmental agency, it is still permitted to implement drug testing so long as due process procedures are followed and such procedures are not inherently discriminatory based on race, gender, religion, sex or national origin.

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