This table lists key studies and review articles that examine the effect that the addition of palliative care has on overall patient costs. While results vary, the addition of palliative care typically either reduces overall costs or is cost neutral.
ACS CAN Comments on Proposed CDC Opioid Prescribing Guideline
October 1, 2015
ACS was invited to review a draft version of a CDC guideline on the use of opioids for chronic pain. This letter summarizes ACS CAN's concerns with the draft guideline and requests that the proposal be withdrawn.