Pain pp 1161-1162 | Cite as

Legal, Regulatory, Reimbursement Issues Limiting Access to Care for Patients with Pain and Addiction

  • Alaa Abd-ElsayedEmail author
  • Ravi Grandhi
  • Sherif Zaafran


Patients with pain and addiction represent a challenge in their pain management. A multidisciplinary approach is needed to address both pain and addiction using the appropriate tools. There are several challenges as well in reimbursement for addiction treatment.


Reimbursement Addiction Pain 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alaa Abd-Elsayed
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ravi Grandhi
    • 2
  • Sherif Zaafran
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyUniversity of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public HealthMadisonUSA
  2. 2.Anesthesiology, Maimonides Medical CenterBrooklynUSA
  3. 3.Anesthesiology, Memorial Hermann Division US Anesthesia PartnersHoustonUSA

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