Quick Hits

As gastroenterologists, we are understandably concerned with cuts in reimbursement, time pressures on clinic visits and other financial metrics that may set us back. Such issues often guide physicians’ stances on health reform, and it is easy to feel overwhelmed. However, as the health care debate continues, we should also remember that we have a […]

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 […]