Video of the Week: Dr. Jonathan Leighton on Capsule-based Endoscopy and CT Colonography for Colon Cancer Screening

Explore the ACG Education Universe with Weekly Picks by Co-Editors The ACG Education Universe is a robust online educational library featuring video presentations from ACG’s national and regional meetings. To help guide you through the wealth ...

Update on CA Bill Seeking to Waive Patient Cost-Sharing for Therapeutic and Diagnostic Screening Colonoscopy

Neil H. Stollman, MD, FACGACG Governor for Northern California This month, the California State Senate and Assembly passed the, “Health Care Coverage: Colorectal Cancer Screening and Testing (AB 1763).”  This bill, introduced by CA State ...

World Hepatitis Day: Demonstration Project Links Colorectal Cancer Screening and Hepatitis C Virus Screening

Whitfield L. Knapple, MD, FACGChair, ACG National Affairs On Thursday, July 28th, ACG joined the CDC and other patient advocacy groups in commemorating “World Hepatitis Day.” To raise awareness to this issue, ACG urged Capitol Hill to pass ...

Trick or Treat on Colorectal Cancer Prevention

Stephen B. Hanauer, MD, FACG The treat is, that after substantial reductions in payment for EGD codes, CMS announced on Friday, October 31st that it was delaying revaluation of colonoscopy codes under Medicare.   The agency wrote: “We agree ...