Resources

AACIPM website includes a repository of resources that support the mission to advance access to equitable, whole person, multimodal, guideline-concordant integrative pain management. 

 

More resources and publications will be coming soon. If you have suggestions about relevant resources that should be included, please contact Amy Goldstein.

National Updates – December 2022

National Updates – December 2022

Congress Expands Access to Non-Opioid Pain Management by Passing the NOPAIN Act The NOPAIN Act has been passed by Congress in a direct push to address outdated federal reimbursement policies in an effort to combat the opioid crisis through increased utilization of...

CMS Creates New Pain Management Codes Heeding Advice of AACIPM

CMS Creates New Pain Management Codes Heeding Advice of AACIPM

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued its finalized 2023 Physician Fee Schedule, creating, for the first time, billing codes at the federal level that are specific to the delivery of chronic pain management (CPM) services. These codes...

CMS and CDC releases guidance | AACIPM requests your feedback

CMS and CDC releases guidance | AACIPM requests your feedback

We would love to hear your feedback after this busy week! Many of you have been engaged in AACIPM's efforts to craft comments to recent requests from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Centers for Disease Control (CDC). In the past week or so,...

National Updates – August 2022

National Updates – August 2022

AHRQ Seeks Public Comment on Cervical Degenerative Disease Treatment The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality is seeking public comment related to treatments for cervical degenerative disease. The agency is seeking answers to a long list of key and contextual...

National Updates – July 2022

National Updates – July 2022

US Military Updates Practice Guideline on the Management of Opioid Therapy for Chronic Pain The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense have released an update to their joint guideline on managing pain: Use of Opioids in the Management of...

National Updates – June 2022

National Updates – June 2022

Supreme Court Refuses to Expand Criminal Liability in Opioid Prescribing Cases The U.S. Supreme Court has unanimously held that physicians who are authorized to prescribe controlled substances can only be convicted for violating the Controlled Substances Act when they...