2018 Public Policy Year in Review: what did ACG do for you?

2018 Public Policy Year in Review:   What did ACG do for you?   Another look at last year’s important policy highlights. December November October September August July June May April March February January December ...

ACG Advocates for Gender Equity and Physician Compensation at AMA HOD Meeting

This week, the American Medical Association’s (AMA) House of Delegates (HOD) adopted in-part an ACG resolution on the disparity in physician payment among men and women.  AMA HOD meetings are held twice a year, and allow state and national ...

MACRA exemptions for ACG members affected by recent hurricanes and wildfires

Whitfield L. Knapple, MD, FACGChair, Legislative and Public Policy Council The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released regulatory guidance for clinicians participating in the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System ...

CMS Releases CY 2017 Medicare Outpatient Facility Rates and Physician Fee Schedule

Whitfield L. Knapple, MD, FACGChair, ACG National Affairs This week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2017 Medicare facility fees for the hospital outpatient department (HOPD) and ambulatory surgical center (ASC), ...