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I was in ER last weekend for my BP being elevated. I

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i was in ER last weekend for my BP being elevated. I received no treatment or medication only monitored until BP dropped and was released. My non profit employer want a release from me stating why I was seen and if I am able to do my work. can they ask for this info?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Roger replied 10 months ago.

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The employer isn't generally entitled to know your diagnosis or your medical issue (if it is not a work-related or worker's compensation issue), but the employer is entitled to ask for a doctor's note that says you've been cleared to return to work.