Diagnosis Reporting

Practical Solutions to Critical Topics in the Management of Chronic Pain: From Bench to Bedside - EXPIRED

Practical Solutions to Critical Topics in the Management of Chronic Pain: From Bench to Bedside - EXPIRED

Chronic pain is a significant public health problem in the United States that is both common and costly. A significant barrier to the optimal diagnosis and treatment of chronic pain is a lack of knowledge regarding the underlying causes of chronic pain and the optimal use of analgesic compounds. This activity uses an interactive format to update clinicians on the pathophysiology of chronic pain and the mechanisms of action of common classes of analgesic therapies.

Hospices see Medicare payment increase

Medicare payments to hospice providers had a slight boost in 2013, according to a regulator notice released Tuesday. These providers also should be preparing to report quality data and additional diagnosis on hospice claims.