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The WSMA supports the use of non-pharmacologic treatments when deemed appropriate to treat and manage acute and chronic pain. (Res C-2, A-18)

The WSMA supports requiring coverage for diabetes prevention, lifestyle modification programs, and community health workers in the state Medicaid Accountable Communities of Health and other commercial and public value-based payment systems. (Res C-18, A-18)

WSMA support appropriate compensation for health care providers who utilize respiratory illness mitigation measures. This may include supporting funding for the Departments of Health, hospitals, other health care providers and schools to be used for patient education promoting such measures. (C-1, A-21)

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Abbreviations for House of Delegates report origination:

EC – Executive Committee; BT – Board of Trustees; CPA – Council on Professional Affairs; JC – Judicial Council; CHS – Community and Health Services

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