Hepatitis Awareness Superhero Zaps Liver Disease

Brooklyn VA’s new Hepatitis superhero, by Dr. Eugene Han Brooklyn VA Develops Viral Hepatitis Awareness Campaign Eugene Han, MD, and the VA New York Harbor Healthcare System in Brooklyn are at it again—this time having created a graphically ...

Budget Proposal Eliminates Coinsurance When Screening Colonoscopy Turns Therapeutic

Whitfield L. Knapple, MD, FACGChair, ACG National Affairs On Tuesday, February 9th, President Obama released his blueprint federal budget for fiscal year (FY) 2017. Each year, the President sends a recommended federal budget for congressional ...

Congress Must Pass Legislation Important to Clinical GI

As you are aware, Medicare has finalized plans to significantly cut colonoscopy reimbursement beginning January 2016. Did you know that in anticipation for these cuts, the ACG has urged Congress to pass the SCREEN ACT (S. 1079, HR 2035)? The ...

Congress Must Pass the SCREEN Act

As you are aware, Medicare has finalized plans to significantly cut colonoscopy reimbursement beginning January 2016. Did you know that in anticipation for these cuts, the ACG has urged Congress to pass the SCREEN ACT (S. 1079, HR 2035) throughout ...

Depression and Chronic Hepatitis C: A Common and Costly Association

Zobair M. Younossi, MD, MPH, FACG Poster 1811 Depression and Chronic Hepatitis C (CH-C): A Common and Costly Association Author Insight from Zobair M. Younossi, MD, MPH FACG, Center for Liver Diseases, Inova Fairfax Hospital What’s new here ...

Successful Treatment of HCV Patients May Hinge on Strategies that Maximize Screening, Provide Links to Appropriate Care

Zobair M. Younossi, MD, MPH, FACG Poster 1815 Implementation of Baby Boomer Hepatitis C (HCV) Screening and Linking to Care in Gastroenterology (GE) Practices: A Multi-Center Pilot Study Author Insight from Zobair M. Younossi, MD, MPH FACG, ...