IMCS Services

COPE with Pain Program

National Network of Health Providers in Psychology for Chronic Pain Management and Trauma Treatment

Assessment and brief intervention in the biopsychosocial factors for patients who are experiencing unremitting chronic pain/trauma

  • Teach mind-body techniques that control the effects of pain
  • Decrease dependence on pain medications and interventional pain treatments
  • Influence health independence behaviors
  • Increase functionality

Cost-Effective “Non-Psych” CPT Codes: 96150 and 96152

  • Services provided under AMA codes do not initiate or support unwarranted psychiatric diagnosis. Services are adjunctive health and behavior assessment & interventions under the physical diagnoses.

COPE program is nationally standardized across all Health Psychologist providers:

Assessment Protocol

  • Review of records
  • Patient Examination
    • Medical and psychosocial history;
    • Review of medication use and alcohol and drug use
    • Pain history
    • Symptom Questionnaire(s)
  • Assessment Report
    • Functional Treatment Goals
    • Barriers to Treatment
    • Durations
    • Goal Attainment Scaling

Intervention Protocol (4-12 sessions)

  • Focus on Functional Goals
    • Mind Body / Cognitive / Behavioral / Problem Solving
    • Physical Activity / ADL’s / Work / Mood / Sleep / Medical Locus of Control
  • Review of previous session – Homework and Goal Attainment Scaling
  • Review of barriers and obstacles

Pain Screening Questionnaire (PSQ)

Free tool to identify patients with biopsychosocial risk factors risk for chronic pain and delayed recovery

Administer the Pain Screening Questionnaire (PSQ)

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