ACG Advocacy Successful on Multiple Fronts: Congress Includes Various ACG Priorities in Two-Year Budget

Thank you ACG members for your advocacy. While there is much more to do, your efforts have paid off on multiple fronts. This week Congress passed a two-year budget deal, along with a “continuing resolution” to keep the federal government ...

From the ACG Governors: Updated on Saline Shortages

The ACG Board of Governors meets regularly throughout the year to discuss important clinical and practice management issues impacting ACG members and our patients.  The ACG Governors recently met in Las Vegas during the 2018 ACG IBD School ...

MACRA exemptions for ACG members affected by recent hurricanes and wildfires

Whitfield L. Knapple, MD, FACGChair, Legislative and Public Policy Council The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released regulatory guidance for clinicians participating in the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System ...

CMS granting regulatory waiver for ASC and HOPD facilities hit by hurricanes

Michael S. Morelli, MD, FACGChair, ACG Practice Management Committee Due to the devastating impact of Hurricane Irma, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that the agency is granting exceptions under certain Medicare ...