Trump Administration Releases Proposed FY 2020 Budget: Blueprint for Congress

On Monday, as required by law, the Trump Administration released its proposed FY 2020 federal government budget.  The budget is a draft proposal, or “blueprint,” for Congress to consider as lawmakers debate and finalize appropriations for ...

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 New York Governors Urge Members to Help Restore Medical Malpractice Coverage

On Tuesday, February 9th, at the local level, ACG’s Governors for New York alerted NY members on a state budget proposal to reduce access to extra medical malpractice insurance coverage. The Excess Medical Liability Insurance Program provides ...

Budget Proposal Eliminates Coinsurance When Screening Colonoscopy Turns Therapeutic

Whitfield L. Knapple, MD, FACGChair, ACG National Affairs On Tuesday, February 9th, President Obama released his blueprint federal budget for fiscal year (FY) 2017. Each year, the President sends a recommended federal budget for congressional ...