This report was released on January 10, 2019, by the federal Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force (Task Force). The report presents the Task Force's preliminary recommendations to be submitted to Congress. The initial key concepts include some of the following, and more: Balanced pain management should be based on a biopsychosocial model of care. Individualized, patient-centered care is vital to addressing the public health pain crisis. Ensure better and safer opioid stewardship through risk assessment based on patients’ medical, social, and family history to ensure safe and appropriate prescribing . . .