Hospice Briefs: CHAP Deeming Authority OK’d through Nov. 20, 2012

The Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee has been established, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced in the July 15 Federal Register (pp. 41211-41212). The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA, Public Law 111-148) mandated the creation of this committee, which has a two-year charter. :: The committee is charged with: Developing a summary…