FDA Updates Guidance: How to Request Domperidone for GI Disorders

ACG continues to work with the FDA in helping members obtain access to domperidone for patients.  As you know, domperidone is not currently a legally marketed human drug and it is not approved for sale in the U.S. On June 7, 2004, FDA issued ...

FDA’s New Online Education on Biosimilars

New FDA Overview of Biosimilar Products The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Frebruary 18, 2016 released an online CDERLearn continuing education credit course for health care professionals about biosimilars: “FDA Overview of Biosimilar ...

FDA updates automated endoscope reprocessor information

The FDA has released updated information on automated endoscope reprocessors identifying which manufacturers have completed Automated Endoscope Reprocessors (AER) validation testing with adequate results. AERs are important devices widely used ...

Senate Committee Weighs-in on FDA Review of Duodendscopes

Whitfield L. Knapple, MD, FACGChair, ACG National Affairs On Wednesday, Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee Ranking Member, Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) released a new report: “Preventable Tragedies: Superbugs and How ...

2016 Medicare Reimbursement Rates: Popular GI Codes

ACG is extremely disappointed that Congress and CMS chose to finalize the 2016 Medicare reimbursement rates without alleviating significant cuts to life-saving colonoscopy codes.   ACG remains committed to showing CMS and Congress that this ...

Current 1st and 2nd year Fellows Apply Now: 2016 Joint ACG-FDA Fellowship Program

ACG-FDA 2013 Visiting Fellow Dr. Deepinder Goya during his visiting fellowship at the FDA with the two main people who helped establish this program: Dr. Jessica Lee (on left) and Dr. Kerry Jo Lee (on right). Back by Popular Demand! Current ...