Order Archived ASIPP Webinars!

You can register to view past ASIPP Webinars or order CDs by clicking here ( Your purchase of the archived recorded webinar or CD allows you to view the webinar at anytime, from anywhere, at your convenience. You will st..


The Final Rule of the CMS Merit-Based Incentive Payment System for 2018, MIPS, was published on 11/02/17, and is ~ 1,200 pages. Identified as the Quality Payment Program, QPP, it is extensive in scope to reward or penalize providers for ..


CMS Approves NIPM-QCDR for 2018

Now in its second year, the ASIPP Quality Registry and National Interventional Pain Management – Qualified Clinical Data Registry (NIPM-QCDR) is bringing even more utility to interventional pain physicians to help providers and their patien..

ASIPP Member, Vanila Singh, MD, Named Chief Medical Officer for the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health at HHS

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Vanila M. Singh, M.D., MACM, as Chief Medical Officer for the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The Chief Medical Officer serves a..

Important News About ASC Reimbursement Cuts

As ASIPP members, we think you should know about a grave consequence of draconian cuts of 16.3% for epidurals, 25% for facet joint injections, 25% for adhesiolysis, and 16% for sacroiliac joint injections at ambulatory surgery centers starting Ja..

Interventional Pain Management Reports

Interventional Pain Management Reports (IPM Reports) is an electronic publication of The American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians and a Clinical Companion Journal to Pain Physician. It is a peer-reviewed, multi-disciplinary jo..

CMS Publishes Final Rule for Hospital Outpatient Department and ASC Final Payment Rates

As you see below, the news is not good for interventional pain management. Overall both ASCs and hospital outpatient departments are facing significant cuts as high as 11.5% for most commonly performed interventional techniques compared to the pr..

Group Purchasing Organization – Join Today

ASIPP has formed a partnership with Henry Schein and PedsPal, a national GPO that has a successful history of negotiating better prices on medical supplies and creating value added services for the independent physician. Working with MedAssets, P..


ASIPP Has Another Successful Legislative Trip to Washington, DC

ASIPP has had a successful legislative trip in Washington D.C. this week. At no other time in the history of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians has it been more important to get involved in advoca..

Change Your Specialty Designation

Use the CMS Form to Change your Specialty Designation to 09 - Interventional Pain Management We are faced with the need to increase our 09 Interventional Pain Management specialty designation. Currently CMS claims ..

Who is your IPM CAC Representative?

In March 2005, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid mandated that Interventional Pain Management become the 34th medical specialty represented on state Carrier Advisory Committees (CAC), which make local decisions a..