Consortium Comments to National Coverage Analysis (NCA) Tracking Sheet for Acupuncture for Chronic Low Back Pain (CAG-00452N)
On February 14, 2019, the Consortium submitted comments and recommendations to the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) supporting the decision of CMS Medicare to evaluate the evidence for acupuncture for chronic low back pain (cLBP).
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Thank you to the authors:
The Consortium would like to thank the authors for contributing their expertise and time to thoroughly review “Draft Report on Pain Management Best Practices: Updates, Gaps, Inconsistencies, and Recommendations” and providing thoughtful recommendations.
Arya Nielsen, PhD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Department of Family Medicine & Community Health
Heather Tick MA, MD
University of Washington School of Medicine
Departments of Family Medicine and Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
Jun Mao, MC, MSCE
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Integrative Medicine Specialist