Some important petitions are being circulated this week that could have a huge impact on Nevada’s medical community and patient care. Proponents of the petitions say they are necessary to help doctors reel in America’s growing dependence on prescription pain killers.

Dr. Mel Pohl of Las Vegas Recovery Center offers his perspective in the video below.

Letter to CMS on HCAHPS Patient Pain Questions:

Letter to the Joint Commission Pain Management Standards: