The Coalition for Excellence in Medication Monitoring (CEMM) is a coalition of the nation’s leading medication monitoring laboratories dedicated to providing high-quality laboratory tests as part of the standard of care for treatment of the millions of Americans who suffer from debilitating chronic pain. CEMM seeks to educate policy-makers about the value, clinical appropriateness, and cost-effectiveness of medication monitoring laboratory tests. CEMM is also working to ensure that physicians, health care professionals and patients have the best available clinical data to make informed decisions about pain medication utilization and compliance.