This issue brief summarizes the findings of a recent AMA, Colorado Medical Society, Colorado Pain Society and Manatt Health report submitted to the Colorado Division of Insurance in support of multidisciplinary, multimodal pain care.
The American Medical Association, Colorado Medical Society, Colorado Pain Society and Manatt Health worked with Oliver Wyman to provide a detailed Request for Information to the Colorado Division of Insurance on the costs associated with the health coverage provisions proposed in Colorado House Bill 20-1085 that would have increased access to multidisciplinary, multimodal pain care.
By Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA, Chair, AMA Opioid Task Force; Bobby Mukkamala, MD, Chair AMA Pain Care Task Force
Updated September 16, 2020
The words we use to describe someone can influence attitudes, beliefs, and behavior toward them, including the care decisions physicians make.
The AMA Opioid Task Force urges physicians and other health care professions to continue taking action to help reverse the nation’s opioid epidemic—and the Task Force also calls on policymakers to take specific steps to remove barriers to evidence-based care for patients with pain and those with a substance use disorder.Learn More