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Submit 2016 PQRS Data by Feb. 28

Feb. 17, 2017

Clinicians who treat Medicare Part B patients and submit data may earn a bonus on 2016 Medicare Part B allowable charges.

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HCV Genotype 1 No Longer a Treatment Bugbear

Feb. 16, 2017

Failure rare, but there are therapy nuances

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Beyond the Gut in IBD

Feb. 16, 2017

Extraintestinal manifestations range from arthritis to primary sclerosing cholangitis

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2017 AGA Postgraduate Course Features 29 Breakout Sessions

Feb. 16, 2017

Step beyond basic learning in six general sessions, plus your choice of one luncheon breakout and one case-based session.

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GI & Hep News Flashes Back to a Seminal Article from 2008

Feb. 16, 2017

GI & Hepatology News editor Dr. John Allen revisits a 2008 article on nonpolypoid (flat) colonic lesions, as part of the newspaper's special 10-year anniversary flashback series.

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Vote Now for the Next AGA Institute Council

Feb. 16, 2017

The election site for the AGA Institute Council is now open and collecting votes until March 27, 2017.

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Get an Insider's Perspective on Medical Innovation in the GI Space

Feb. 15, 2017

Register for the 2017 AGA Tech Summit to gain insight on how GI technologies evolve from concept to reality.
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A Subhepatic Calcified Cyst

Feb. 15, 2017

Gastro image challenge features a patient with a cystic mass with tissue and calcified rim components.

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Sessions at DDW® 2017 Designed for Trainees and Early Career GIs

Feb. 14, 2017

These AGA sessions will provide career advice, board prep and expert clinical guidance to help you develop your career as a GI physician.

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Can Diet Affect Risk for Gallstone-Related Pancreatitis?

Feb. 14, 2017

Consumption of red meat, saturated fat and cholesterol increases risk for gallstone-related acute pancreatitis, according to CGH research. Learn more on the AGA Journals Blog.

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FDA Alert: Adverse Events Associated with Fluid-Filled Intragastric Balloons

Feb. 14, 2017

Physicians are encouraged to closely monitor patients treated with these FDA-approved obesity treatment devices.

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On-Demand Learning at Reduced Prices

Feb. 13, 2017

The 2016 AGA Postgraduate Course resources are still available at a reduced cost.

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IBD Research Grant Opportunity

Feb. 13, 2017

$150K grant available through 2017 ASPIRE IBD Research Awards program.

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President Trump, Republican Congress Set Ambitious Health-Care Agenda

Feb. 9, 2017

Republicans aim to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but GIs will still need to participate in MACRA.

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Tools for Management of C. Diff in IBD

Feb. 9, 2017

AGA Clinical Practice Update, patient guide and community discussion will help you in the treatment of C. diff in IBD.

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Submit Your Late-Breaking Abstract for DDW® 2017 by Feb. 15.

Feb. 9, 2017

Don't forget the deadline to submit a late-breaking abstract is Feb. 15 at 5 p.m. ET.

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Subsidize Your Travel Costs to DDW®: Abstract and Travel Awards

Feb. 8, 2017

Travel grants are available for AGA trainee, student and medical resident members.

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Join Us for the 2017 AGA Academy of Educators Plenary

Feb. 8, 2017

This special session at DDW® 2017 will focus on the technological approach to teaching millennial learners.

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AGA Wants to Help You Find the Right GI Practice Setting

Feb. 8, 2017

Whether you’re a trainee or veteran GI, here’s a helpful guide to get you to your next destination.

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Postgraduate Course Questions Needed

Feb. 8, 2017

Prospective attendees for the 2017 AGA Postgraduate Course can help define content for Dr. Kane’s presentation on IBD in special populations.

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CMS is Mistakenly Denying Specific Moderate Sedation Codes

Feb. 8, 2017

The correction for the error with esophagogastric fundoplasty and unlisted procedure, colon, codes will take effect on April 1.

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The Challenge of IBS in Teens

Feb. 2, 2017

Data on effective medications are sparse, according to a new article in AGA's MedPage Today Reading Room.

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Older Drugs in IBD: Still a Role?

Feb. 2, 2017

An AGA-MedPage Today Reading Room piece suggests taking things case-by-case when using immunomodulators plus biologics.

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Can Vitamin D Affect Risk of Ulcerative Colitis Relapse?

Feb. 2, 2017

Serum levels of vitamin D of 35 ng/mL or less in patients with ulcerative colitis in remission are associated with disease relapse, according to CGH research.