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SmartDX Careplan #62 non-medical Pain Management

M1242 Pain Level is a 5-Star, VBP and Home Health Compare Outcome measure.

Careplan #62 addresses non-medical pain control for patients who are teachable and may or may not have a competent caregiver.

Best Practice interventions for M1242 include:

  • establish pain medication schedule, identify situations that exacerbate and relieve pain
  • reinforce need for rest and balanced diet
  • teach alternative pain control such as
    • relaxation
    • hot/cold packs
    • imagery
    • distraction
  • evaluate appropriateness of TENS









Download the Patient Teaching Sheet