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Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force Third Meeting

May 9, 2019 - May 10, 2019

Hubert H. Humphrey Building
200 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C.

The Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force (Task Force) is being held at the Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. (NOTE:  On May 9, 2019 the meeting will be held in the Great Hall.  On May 10, 2019, the meeting will be held in the auditorium.) The Task Force will vote on the final draft Task Force recommendations for acute and chronic pain management. The plan to disseminate information about best practices for pain management will be presented.


This meeting is open to the public. Please register using one of the following links:

The registration will be open soon.

Individuals who need special assistance, such as a sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should indicate the accommodation when registering or notify the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health by email at paintaskforce@hhs.gov by April 30, 2019. The subject line of the e-mail should read "PMTF Meeting Accommodations."

Public Comments

Members of the public will have an opportunity to provide comments at the meeting on May 9, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  Public comments made during the meeting will be limited to three minutes per person to ensure time is allotted for all those wishing to speak. 

Individuals are also welcome to submit their written comments until May 6 through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov. The docket number is HHS-OS-2019-0003. Written comments should not exceed one page in length.


The meeting will occur on Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Friday, May 10, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET). The agenda will be posted soon.