The DIA has issued Circular Letter #340, which provides a revised Treatment Guideline Number 27 addressing “Chronic Pain” as prepared by The Health Care Services Board.

This Treatment Guideline was generated to consistently improve health care services for injured workers by outlining the proper evaluation (including history, initial evaluation, diagnosis, etc.), treatment and therapeutic non-operative procedures (including physical medicine, diagnostic and therapeutic injections, psychosocial treatment, and medication management) and treatment that is not allowed.  The Guideline...