GERD Treatment: Where We Went Wrong

2016-09-12 15:34:22 UTC AGA members: Find this interesting? Share your thoughts with colleagues in AGA Community. Sept. 12, 2016 Dr. Colin Howden discusses the highs and lows of drug development for gastroesophageal reflux disease in a new blog post. In the early...

CMS Slows MACRA Timeline

Sept. 9, 2016 New MACRA schedule allows you to pick the pace for your participation. While not quite a delay, CMS recently announced changes in the implementation of certain requirements under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) that will...

AGA Advocates to CMS for GI APMs

Sept. 8, 2016 AGA met with CMS officials to highlight the importance of including GI specialty alternative payment models under MACRA. AGA leaders Larry Kosinski, MD, MBA, AGAF, clinical councillor, AGA Institute, and Joel V. Brill, MD, AGAF, AGA CPT advisor, met with...

Is Your Practice Maintaining HIPAA Compliance?

2016-09-02 19:05:41 UTC AGA members: Find this interesting? Share your thoughts with colleagues in AGA Community. Sept. 6, 2016 Office of Civil Rights to launch wider investigations of technology breaches affecting fewer than 500 individuals. GI practices should pay...

When Hit with Pain, Americans May Risk Overdose

Contact: Aimee Frank301-941-2620media@gastro.org Doctors Caution Against Misusing OTCs to Prevent GI Complications Bethesda, MD (Sept. 1 , 2016) — Millions of Americans suffering from occasional and chronic pain may be taking too much over-the-counter...