HHS Meeting: Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force

Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 10:00am to Friday, May 10, 2019 - 12:00pm

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will hold the third meeting of the Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force. The Task Force will vote on the final draft Task Force recommendations for acute and chronic pain management. The plan to disseminate information about best practices for pain management will be presented.

The Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force was established to propose updates to best practices and issue recommendations that address gaps or inconsistencies for managing chronic and acute pain. The US Department of Health and Human Services is overseeing this effort with the US Department of Veterans Affairs and US Department of Defense.

Members of the public may attend in person with advance registration or via webcast. More information is available at this HHS website.