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 ...

ACA Repeal Watch: Week of Congressional Hearings

Whitfield L. Knapple, MD, FACGChair, ACG National Affairs On Wednesday, February 1st, the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee held a hearing on the impending fate of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care ...

First Confirmation Hearing for Potential HHS Secretary

Whitfield L. Knapple, MD, FACGChair, ACG National Affairs On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee held a contentious confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the U.S. Department ...

ACA Repeal Watch: Wheels set in motion but proceeding with caution

Whitfield L. Knapple, MD, FACGChair, ACG National Affairs The U.S. Senate passed a budget resolution (S Con Res 3) on Thursday, which instructs the four congressional committees with jurisdiction over health care to draft the bill repealing ...

Update from the Hill: What ACG Members Need to Know

Whitfield L. Knapple, MD, FACGChair, ACG National Affairs Last month, ACG updated membership on the outstanding issues that remained when members of Congress left for the August recess.  Well, Congress comes back into session next Tuesday…. ...