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It’s been quite a year! What’s new in prescribing? What’s new in controlled substance prescribing? PAINWeek senior faculty member Jennifer Bolen, JD, fills us in on what we need to know. What’s different and why?

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Dr. Doug Gourlay and legal expert Jennifer Bolen discuss the intersection of medicine and law. What are the connections between carrying out licensing board directives on using opioids to treat pain, reasonably prudent medical decision-making, and documentation. Practitioners must never lose sight...

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PAINWeek faculty favorites Jen Bolen and Dr. Doug Gourlay illustrate the connection between carrying out licensing board directives on using opioids to treat pain and reasonably prudent medical decision-making, and don’t forget documentation. What should a practitioner do in a court of law if called...

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To provide high-quality care for individuals with pain, a healthcare practitioner should have current knowledge of clinical standards, analyze each patient’s medical needs, and create an individualized treatment plan. Providing such care to patients who often present with complex histories, unique...

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Practitioners end up at risk in drug testing because they lack knowledge of the policies that payors put out on medical necessity. They also can get into a lot of trouble if they don’t understand the mechanics of the clinical laboratory regarding presumptive testing and definitive testing. It’s...

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To provide high quality care for individuals with pain, a healthcare practitioner should have current knowledge of clinical standards, analyze each patient's medical needs, and create an individualized treatment plan. Similarly, to provide high quality legal counsel to pain care practitioners, an...

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Overdose--a small word that packs a major punch, and a big reason for many recent legal regulatory changes in controlled substance prescribing and pain management. Too many physicians and allied healthcare practitioners are caught unawares by the legal issues surrounding overdose events, fatal and...

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Dr. Ziegler comments on the importance of documenting best practice compliance in today's environment of intense scrutiny and litigiousness. There are steps that clinicians can take today, and ways that they can influence the future of regulation and reimbursement.

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