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States restrict Medicaid coverage of opioid painkillers

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Nov 30, 2016

Forty-six Medicaid programs cap prescriptions for opioid pain drugs, 45 require prior authorization, 42 require proof of medical need and 32 have step-therapy rules. STAT (11/23)


Nociceptors may be linked to specific pain, study says

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Nov 16, 2016

Research IDs new target for treating neuropathic pain

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Nov 30, 2016

Autism-related gene interacts with pain receptor

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Dec 07, 2016

Medical center to test VR for pain management

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Nov 16, 2016

Scripps researchers move opioid vaccines to human trials

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Nov 23, 2016

Opioids may delay wound healing

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Nov 30, 2016

Study ties opioid prescriptions to mortality risk in dialysis patients

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Nov 23, 2016

Opioid drugs no better than NSAIDs for post-accident pain

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Nov 30, 2016

Research suggests nanobodies may reduce pain

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Nov 30, 2016


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