Step three in the TUE process is critical. You must ensure the correct medical information and supporting documents are included with the application. We need enough information so the Therapeutic Use Exemption Committee (TUEC) can make the same diagnosis even though they have never seen the patient. At a minimum, the following should be included:
Please note, there may be specific requirements for certain medications/ conditions. These requirements are explained in the “Condition Specific Guidelines” on USADA’s webpage.
These documents can be sent to USADA either by mail, fax, or email.
The identity of the athlete remains anonymous throughout the TUEC review process.