The States and MOC: An ACG Update from Missouri

Dayna S. Early, MD, FACGACG Governor for Missouri I wanted to share some news on the legislative front in Missouri. In late August 2016, two bills were passed in the Missouri legislature that address the issue of Maintenance of Certification ...

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 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 ...

Update from the Hill: What ACG Members Need to Know

Whitfield L. Knapple, MD, FACGChair, ACG National Affairs Last month, ACG updated membership on the outstanding issues that remained when members of Congress left for the August recess.  Well, Congress comes back into session next Tuesday…. ...

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 ...