At the State and Local Level: ACG Active on State MOC Legislation

As ACG has kept you aware in recent policy alerts, the College is actively working with various state medical and GI societies in pursuing legislative efforts prohibiting onerous and unfair maintenance of certification (MOC) requirements.  ...

Congress Back From Recess Next Week: Health care back on the agenda

Whitfield L. Knapple, MD, FACGChair, ACG National Affairs Congress returns to Washington next week, and House Republican Leadership maintains an ambitious agenda to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA) despite an unclear path navigating ...

ACG Governors in Washington D.C. Next Week

ACG Governors will be in Washington D.C. on Capitol Hill next week advocating for ACG members and GI patients.  The 2017 Fly-In will consist of two themes: improving preventive services and health insurance protections for patients, and reducing ...

ACA Repeal Watch: House Cancels AHCA Vote at the Last Minute

Whitfield L. Knapple, MD, FACGChair, ACG National Affairs House Republicans and President Trump were forced to cancel a House vote on the American Health Care Act (AHCA) on Friday afternoon, after it became clear that there were not enough votes ...

ACG Members Join Fight Colorectal Cancer in Washington D.C.

This week, ACG members Jordan Karlitz, MD, FACG and March Seabrook, MD, FACG joined Fight Colorectal Cancer, a patient advocacy organization, to raise awareness for colorectal cancer screening and National Colorectal Cancer Awareness month.  ...

ACA Repeal Watch: CBO Releases Projections on the American Health Care Act

Whitfield L. Knapple, MD, FACGChair, ACG National Affairs On Monday, March 13, 2017, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its “score” or cost and other projections for the recently released American Health Care Act (AHCA).  This ...