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Proposed Medical Treatment Guidelines

The New York Non-Acute Pain Medical Treatment Guidelines, Proposed First Edition, as well as proposed Third Editions of the existing Medical Treatment Guidelines for the Mid and Low Back, Neck, Shoulder, and Knee, and a proposed Second Edition of the Medical Treatment Guidelines for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, may be accessed below.

The proposed Non-Acute Pain Medical Treatment Guidelines supplement and update current recommendations on chronic pain contained in our existing Medical Treatment Guidelines, and include state-of-the-art recommendations regarding long-term use of narcotics for the treatment of pain.

These proposed Medical Treatment Guidelines are being published as part of the formal rulemaking process.