Passage Of NASPER Law Is Celebrated In 2005, But Work Continues
At ASIPP's 2005 Annual Meeting in Washington, Representative Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Representative Ed Whitfield (R-KY), present ASIPP CEO Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD (far right) with the pen used by President Bush to sign the NASPER law.
NASPER Receives Support From Congressional Leaders in a signed letter to Jim Nussle, Director of the Office of Management and Budget
Click here to read the letter of support for National All Schedules Prescription Electronic Reporting (NASPER) Act.
|8/12/2005||President Bush Signs NASPER Into Law
With the flourish of a pen, President Bush improved patient care -- promoting quality pain relief with accountability -- and made history for the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP), when he signed NASPER prescription drug abuse legislation into law Thursday night, August 11. ASIPP is a national organization of approximately 4,000 members headquartered in Paducah, Ky., has been working for the National All Schedules Prescription Electronic Reporting (NASPER) Act since 1999. (Photo: President George W. Bush and ASIPP CEO, Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD)
|5/25/2005||Senate committee approves NASPER|
Congressional Hearing on Prescription Drug Monitoring
Hearing before the Senate on Prescription Drug Monitoring
|8/12/2005||Congressional Testimony on "Prescription Drug Monitoring: Strategies to Promote Treatment and Deter Prescription Drug Abuse"
presented by Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD, President, ASIPP
> Click here for copy of the Testimony
> Click here for complete Hearing Report