Inside AGA

The hospital is often the intersection between patients’ medical illness and their social and financial issues. As physicians, it is important to recognize that patient care encompasses the prescribing of medications, the performing of procedures as well as systems-based practice, and ensuring that social and financial barriers do not impede access to, and delivery of, […]

Inside AGA

In September 2015, 52 gastroenterologists from 24 states met on Capitol Hill. Our goal was two-fold — to brief members of the U.S. Congress and their staffers about the potentially regressive effects of the proposed Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) cuts to colonoscopy reimbursements, and also to advocate for increases to NIH research funding. As […]