I have heard of a new pain clinic that opened in my area (currently there is only the one I go to) and I was toying with checking it out, the doctors, etc., because I do feel I am extremely undermedicated for my pain. I would also like to find a place that does both injections, and medication so I don't have to go see two different doctors all the time. Anywhoo - I thought I was a little annoyed having to be urine tested every 4 months because in my opinion, after a gal has tested fine for five years, I would think that charging my insurance company 1,000 bucks a pop every 4 months is a little overkill. I call the new place to get some info and find out they do a urine test EVERY month! I said, are you kidding me? She said no. I said, well isn't that a little over a thousand a month for insurance to pay then? Oh yeah she says, but that's how we do it. Well, I think I'll just pass on that one. Yes, it would be awesome if I could get one extra pain pill a day, but I'm not so sure that the expense warrants the outcome. I'm gonna have to give this some thought. Jeez! It's highway robbery if you ask me. The simple fact (and I have seen it many times) is, drug seekers are going to get the drugs, from a doctor or from a street corner - it doesn't matter. Legitimate pain patients are the ones that pay the piper because of druggies. I guess I'm a jerk, but I have little tolerance or sympathy for druggies at all. In my opinion, I pay the piper personally for their BS and so does every other legitimate pain patient in the Country. If it weren't for these jerks, we wouldn't have to be monitored so closely, take urine tests that cost exhuberant amounts of money, and be forced to see the doctor every single month at another exhuberant cost to the insurance company. The whole thing is ridiculous and 99 percent of it is because of druggies - am I wrong here? Other opinions??!!