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FW: Request for Information: Treating Pain and Substance Use Disorders Robin Troutman 30 Sep 2019 14:24 UTC

FW: Request for Information: Treating Pain and Substance Use Disorders Robin Troutman 30 Sep 2019 14:24 UTC
ACL seeks public input by October 11

[Input Needed]

September 30, 2019

Request for Information: Treating Pain and Substance Use Disorders

Deadline: October 11, 2019

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)<http://links.govdelivery.com:80/track?type=click&enid=ZWFzPTEmbXNpZD0mYXVpZD0mbWFpbGluZ2lkPTIwMTkwOTMwLjEwODM1MjMxJm1lc3NhZ2VpZD1NREItUFJELUJVTC0yMDE5MDkzMC4xMDgzNTIzMSZkYXRhYmFzZWlkPTEwMDEmc2VyaWFsPTE2Nzg1ODAxJmVtYWlsaWQ9cnRyb3V0bWFuQG5hY2RkLm9yZyZ1c2VyaWQ9cnRyb3V0bWFuQG5hY2RkLm9yZyZ0YXJnZXRpZD0mZmw9Jm12aWQ9JmV4dHJhPSYmJg==&&&100&&&https://www.cms.gov/> has issued a Request for Information (RFI)<http://links.govdelivery.com:80/track?type=click&enid=ZWFzPTEmbXNpZD0mYXVpZD0mbWFpbGluZ2lkPTIwMTkwOTMwLjEwODM1MjMxJm1lc3NhZ2VpZD1NREItUFJELUJVTC0yMDE5MDkzMC4xMDgzNTIzMSZkYXRhYmFzZWlkPTEwMDEmc2VyaWFsPTE2Nzg1ODAxJmVtYWlsaWQ9cnRyb3V0bWFuQG5hY2RkLm9yZyZ1c2VyaWQ9cnRyb3V0bWFuQG5hY2RkLm9yZyZ0YXJnZXRpZD0mZmw9Jm12aWQ9JmV4dHJhPSYmJg==&&&101&&&https://www.cms.gov/About-CMS/Story-Page/Opioid-SUPPORT-Act-RFI.pdf> required by the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act (SUPPORT Act) asking for public comment on ways to address the treatment  of acute and chronic pain, and the treatment of substance use disorders including opioid use disorder (OUD).

CMS is developing an Action Plan to include a review of Medicare and Medicaid payment and coverage policies for substance use disorders, and the treatment of acute and chronic pain, emphasizing treatment that minimizes the risk of opioid misuse and OUD. The RFI also requests comment on associated topics including data collection, special populations, and technologies and telehealth.

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RFI Questions

The RFI asks questions about treating acute and chronic pain, including asking about actions that CMS could take to enhance treatment access. Additionally, it asks questions about treating substance use disorders (including opioid use disorders) and possible actions CMS to take for expanding treatment access.

Response Submission

Comments must be received by 5 pm ET on Friday, October 11. Submit your response to xxxxxx@cms.hhs.gov<mailto:xxxxxx@cms.hhs.gov> with "RFI" in the subject line.

More Information

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