The National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals (NAMSAP) has endorsed the U.S. Surgeon General’s “Turn the Tide Rx” campaign to end the opioid epidemic. The campaign’s goals are to educate prescribers and the public about opioids, change the cultural perception of addiction, and mobilize health care professionals to improve prescribing practices. NAMSAP wants physicians to adhere to evidence-based guidelines pertaining to opioids. The organization also would like to see the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services follow its own Part D guidelines when reviewing and approving Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Asides (WCMSAs).
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