Frequently Asked Questions

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a monthly subscription to create/maintain an account?

There is no monthly subscription.

What is the minimum number of employees?

There is no minimum number of employees. Individual MEQs can be completed at the pay-as-you-go rate.

What if the employee needs further evaluation?

If an employee fails the MEQ (passing rate is 96%), 3 possible dispositions will result:

  1. Upon favorable review of the MEQ answers, Dr. Somner changes the result to PASSING,
  2. Dr. Somner requires the employee to undergo a pulmonary function test (PFT) or,
  3. The employee must see a physician or licensed health care provider in-person to be evaluated and clear for respirator use.
Do you have a PLHCP completing the questionnaire evaluation?

Yes. PLHCP is Dr. John Somner.

What is the price per MEQ?

See our pricing here.

Who receives the completion results of the MEQ?

The employer and employee both receive MEQ results via email.

Can RapidMEQ be considered the respiratory protection program for its customers?

Dr. Somner would be considered the PLHCP and would manage the MEQ process only (online MEQ vs. paper record storage). The customer should create a respiratory protection plan, a PLHCP (Dr. Somner) to review MEQs, a fit testing plan (can be any designated employee; all is required is “training,” which can be readily found on the internet), and a source (e.g. Urgent Care, Occupational Medicine clinic) for a follow-up evaluation if necessary (e.g. Pulmonary Function Test, in-person evaluation by a physician).

How long is a MEQ good for, and how often is it required?

The MEQ is good for 1 year and is required annually.