GOALS

The Goals of SIPMS are:

  • Promote the development and practice of safe, high quality, cost-effective interventional pain management techniques in ASC settings for the diagnosis and treatment of pain related disorders, and ensure patient access to these interventions
  • Preserve and increase reimbursement for interventional pain management techniques in ASC settings
  • Advance patient safety, cost effectiveness, and accountability
  • Provide state-of-the-art interventional pain management services in ASC settings
  • Communicate with legislators, patients, the public, CMS, and third party payers about interventional pain management services in ASCs
  • Uphold high principles, policies, and practices
  • Pursue excellence in education in interventional pain management
  • Improve compliance and practice management
  • Eliminate fraud and abuse
  • Provide the best possible interventional pain management in ASC settings