We would like to thank all the people who made this conference such a huge success. Our organizing committe put in a huge effort to bring the topics together, and our speakers were dynamic and presented ground-breaking information.
The purpose of this conference was to present the latest research, evidence-based literature synthesis, and real world application regarding assessment, management and prevention for musculoskeletal disorders, chronic pain and disability.
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About 150 delegates including academic and clinical leaders, policy-makers, public and private insurer decision-makers and front line practitioners attended the conference. Participants came from England, Australia, Germany, Switzerland, Japan, Thailand, Canada and the U.S.
Providers Need to Do More to Educate Insurers
Article by Karen O'Hara with NAOHP
"Insurers are unlikely to reimburse providers for taking a multi-disciplinary approach to the treatment and management of chronic pain because they don’t understand it, Jeffrey Livovich, M.D., medical director of the medical policy unit at Aetna said today at a Musculoskeletal Disorders and Chronic Pain conference in Los Angeles." Read Full Article