Advocacy

Promoting changes in laws, regulations, and other government actions to advance the mission of ASIPP®.

In its relatively short history, ASIPP has accumulated an impressive list of major achievements from its work in our nation’s capital and 50 states. These achievements have fostered patient access to pain-relieving techniques and services, while strengthening the specialty of interventional pain management.

 

CALL TO ACTION!

August 30, 2021

ASIPP Writes Comment Letters on Proposed LCD on Epidural Procedures for Pain Management Services and Needs your Participation in the Effort to Contact CMS and Congress 

A proposed LCD on Epidural Procedures for Pain Management services was announced on June 10, 2021. This nationwide policy contains many onerous changes that will detrimentally affect patient access to care. ASIPP has written comment letters with detailed explanations of the issues and needed changes to each Medicare Contractor. Click to read more.

Sample Letters Proposed LCDs on Epidural Procedures for Pain Management for Physicians, Staff, and Patients:

CGS
Kentucky Physicians and Staff
Kentucky Patients
Ohio Physicians and Staff
Ohio Patients
All States Patient Letter  

ASIPP VOTER VOICE

ASIPP ADVOCACY

At no other time in the history of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians has it been more important to get involved in advocacy efforts. We are finally seeing the potential for change. After struggli..

A Delegation of ASIPP representatives met with Congressional leaders to discuss issues which are of concern for Interventional Pain Physicians. ASIPP members discussed ‘Inappropriate Reimbursement Patterns of Medicar..

Through the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians-PAC, the organization is able to offer significant presence and influence in Washington. ASIPP members who wish to contribute, can click this link to log into our PAC Action Center to make a donation.

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