New procedures and nonopioid pain management give patients cutting-edge treatment options. But they’re frequently out of reach due to a lack of insurance coverage. Hosts Terry and Bob discuss how the bipartisan NOPAIN Act seeks to change that.
Plus, Dr. Stanley Golovac discusses nonopioid options for pain management, and how expanded access can improve patient outcomes in the long run.
And to get the patient perspective, Kate brings on Mugabi Byenkya, chronic pain advocate and author, to talk about accessing treatment options, and Tom Norris from California shares his chronic pain journey.
Dr. Robert Goldberg, “Dr. Bob,” Co-Founder and Vice President of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest
Kate Pecora, Field Correspondent
Dr. Stanley Golovac, Co-founder of Florida Pain
Tom Norris, Patient Correspondent
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