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. The following are examples of the ASIPP comment letters:

  1. ASIPP Fact Sheet on Epidural Procedures for Pain Management
  2. ASIPP General Comment Letter to CMS Coverage Policy Analysis Group
  3. Letter to Tamara Syrek Jensen, MD; Andrew Ward, PhD, MPH; Melissa A. Evans, PhD, MSAE; Elizabeth Truong, MD
  4. CAC Presentations –  Laxmaiah Manchikanti and Dr. Amol Soin

Comment Letters on Proposed LCDs on Epidural Procedures for Pain Management: 

Get involved so that these LCDs are revised before they are finalized. Below are sample letter for physicians, staff, and patients.

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