House Passes ACA Repeal Bill- Long Slog Awaiting in Senate

Whitfield L. Knapple, MD, FACGChair, ACG National Affairs Committee The U.S. House of Representatives Thursday passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA), after months of negotiating with President Trump and fractions within the House Republican ...

ACA Repeal Watch: Republican leadership still trying to secure votes in House

Whitfield L. Knapple, MD, FACG Chair, ACG National Affairs On Thursday, House Republican leaders delayed a vote on their revised Patient Protection and Affordable Care (ACA) repeal bill to take place next week at the earliest.  White House ...

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 ...