Kansas Drugs of Abuse Testing

For a laboratory to perform non-medical drugs of abuse (DOA) testing in the State of Kansas, the laboratory must be approved by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Kansas Health and Environment Laboratories. Laboratories performing testing only for medical diagnosis or treatment are not required to be a Kansas-approved (DOA) laboratory; however, the laboratory must be a CLIA certified laboratory and must follow the rules set forth by their certifying or inspecting agency, as outlined in KAR 28-33-12(b)(2)(C).

Facilities that wish to perform Drugs of Abuse (DOA) Testing must meet the following requirements:

  1. Personnel
  2. Procedures
  3. Enrollment

Personnel Requirements

Appropriate personnel with diplomas, transcripts, and licenses to document qualifications for:

  • Director - physician or PhD
  • Laboratory Supervisor - physician, PhD, or bachelor's degree
  • Testing Personnel - physician, PhD, bachelor's degree, associate degree, or HEW certification