ACA Repeal Watch: Senate Bill Crumbling as Leadership Clinging for Hope; ACG’s Analysis and Outlook

Whitfield L. Knapple, MD, FACGChair, ACG National Affairs This week, Senate Republicans gave up their bid to repeal and replace the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).  Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) again canceled a previously ...

ACA Repeal Watch: Senate Republicans Clinging to Health Reform Bill While ACG Fighting for Clinical GI and Patients

Whitfield L. Knapple, MD, FACGChair, ACG National Affairs On Thursday, Senate Republicans released their latest iteration of the bill to repeal and replace the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).  Majority Leader Mitch McConnell ...

ACA Repeal Watch: Very Busy Week for Repeal and Replace; what to watch for?

Whitfield L. Knapple, MD, FACGChair, ACG National Affairs On March 6th, 2017, both the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the House Ways and Committee released draft legislation, the “American Health Care Act,” to repeal and replace ...

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 ...

ACG Call to Action for Michigan Members: Support ACG’s Efforts to Eliminate MOC Requirements in Michigan

James M. Scheiman, MD, FACGACG Governor for Michigan ACG has partnered with the Michigan State Medical Society to advocate for two bills currently before the state legislature.  These bills would prevent hospitals and insurers from requiring ...

Some good news out of Ohio: OH Prior Authorization Bill to Become Law

Ashley L. Faulx, MD, FACG & David G. Mangels, MD, FACG, ACG Governors for Ohio A bill that will significantly reform Ohio’s prior authorization rules is heading to Gov. John Kasich’s desk, who is expected to sign it into law within the ...