ACG Update on Colorectal Cancer Screening Legislation: ACA Impacting State Law and Needs to Change

Neil H. Stollman, MD, FACGACG Governor for Northern California As ACG has updated you in the past, ACG is working with the GI societies and local advocacy groups to pass a California law prohibiting cost-sharing for a screening colonoscopy turning ...

Update on CA Bill Seeking to Waive Patient Cost-Sharing for Therapeutic and Diagnostic Screening Colonoscopy

Neil H. Stollman, MD, FACGACG Governor for Northern California This month, the California State Senate and Assembly passed the, “Health Care Coverage: Colorectal Cancer Screening and Testing (AB 1763).”  This bill, introduced by CA State ...

Update on CA Bill Seeking to Waive Patient Cost-Sharing for Therapeutic and Diagnostic Screening Colonoscopy

On Wednesday, June 22nd, the California Senate Health Committee held a hearing for the recently introduced legislation, “Health Care Coverage: Colorectal Cancer Screening and Testing (AB 1763).”  This bill, introduced by CA State Assemblyman ...

ACG Endorses CA Bill to Waive Patient Cost-Sharing for Therapeutic and Diagnostic Screening Colonoscopy

On behalf of the College, ACG Governors for California endorsed a bill introduced by CA State Assemblyman Mike A. Gipson, “Health Care Coverage: Colorectal Cancer Screening and Testing” (bill number: AB 1763). This legislation, which eliminates ...