FSIPP has been a leader in promoting fair legislation, access to care and protecting reimbursement. We continue to educate payors, state officials and organizations regarding our area of expertise. We must take ownership of our speciality, promote well developed research and continue to expand our mission in the public and political arena.
To promote the development and practice of safe, high quality, cost-effective interventional pain management techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of pain and related disorders, and to ensure patient access to interventional pain medicine (or management) doctors and these treatments in the State of Florida.
The Institute of Pain Management Educational and Research Foundation, in joint sponsorship with St. Vincent’s HealthCare invites you to join us at “Pain Management Update - 2015,” an educational activity focusing on the latest updates in Interventional Pain Management. This is 8 hours of free CME credit that are being offered to FSIPP members!!
Articles on Genetics Testing in Pain Management
July 14, 2015
CMS Releases Proposed CY 2016 Medicare Physician Payment Rule
On July 8, 2015, CMS released its calendar year (CY) 2016 proposed Medicare physician payment rule in prepublication form; the rule will be formally published in the July 15 Federal Register. Comments on the proposed rule are due on September 8, 2015.
June 22, 2015
Dear FSIPP Membership:
As you may know FSIPP holds a position on the Medicare Contractor Advisory Committee, allowing us to provide input and insight into the development of Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs) for our specialty with input from other Society Representatives on the CAC. We meet three times per year. I have attached the following from the meeting June 20, 2015 this past Saturday:
1. The Proposed LCDS, which were reviewed
2. Handouts provided for ICD-10 transition
3. The SPOT program
4. Schedule for Internet Based PECOS classes
Deborah H. Tracy MD, MBA
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Our parent organization is ASIPP, the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians. Visit ASIPPs website, for a bountiful resource for pain practitioners, and to review a list of ASIPPs accomplishments which have greatly benefited both pain patients and pain physicians.