Tedd P. Cain, MD, FACG Receives the Freshman Governor’s Award

Freshman Governor’s Award Tedd P. Cain, MD, FACG Tedd P. Cain, MD, FACG, currently practices at GI Associates, LLC in Wisconsin. Dr. Cain has practiced gastroenterology in the Midwest throughout his career. He has served as medical director ...

ACG Update on Colorectal Cancer Screening Legislation: ACA Impacting State Law and Needs to Change

Neil H. Stollman, MD, FACGACG Governor for Northern California As ACG has updated you in the past, ACG is working with the GI societies and local advocacy groups to pass a California law prohibiting cost-sharing for a screening colonoscopy turning ...

ACG Member Call to Action for Massachusetts Members: ASC Determination of Need Proposal Needs to Change

Francis P. MacMillan, Jr., MD, FACGACG Governor for Massachusetts The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) recently released a draft regulation that would prohibit freestanding ASC’s from applying for any Determination of Need (DoN) ...

At the State Level: ACG Governor for Kansas to Serve on Medicare Contractor Advisory Committee

Stanley N. Brand, MD, FACGACG Governor for Kansas ACG Governor for Kansas, Stanley Brand, MD FACG, was recently nominated by ACG and subsequently selected to serve on a local Medicare Contractor Advisory Committee.  The goal of the committee ...

Update from New England States: Connecticut and Rhode Island Pass Restrictions on Physician Non-Compete Agreements

  Immanuel K. H. Ho, MD, FACGChair, ACG Board of Governors This summer, Rhode Island and Connecticut passed significant legislation concerning the use of non-compete agreements for physicians.  The goal of restrictions on non-compete agreements ...

North Carolina Legislature Passes Law Limiting MOC for State Licensing

Joseph W. Kittinger, III, MD, FACG ACG Governor for North Carolina In early July, the North Carolina state legislature passed HB 728, which, among other provisions, states that the North Carolina Medical Board “shall not deny a licensee’s ...