Colorectal Cancer

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

If these images mean something to you, then not only did you grow up during an amazing time, but it’s also your turn to get screened for colorectal cancer (CRC). All average-risk patients should begin screening at the age of 50. 

In the U.S., CRC is the second leading cause of death from cancer. CRC largely can be prevented through screening. Patients: click the button below to learn more.

Learn More

 
 

Educate your patients

 

 

preparing for a colonoscopy?

Click the button below to view AGA's poster on the importance of bowel prep. AGA members: you should have received a copy in the mail to hang in your office. If not, please email communications@gastro.org to have a poster mailed to you.

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Educate Yourself

 

Practice Resources

 

Manage Your Practice

Manage your practice with useful resources and practice improvement tools including CPT, HCPCS, ICD-9 and ICD-10 codes that are commonly used for GI procedures.

AGA Screening Colonoscopy Bundled Payment Model

Lower GI Endoscopy Quick Reference & Crosswalk Chart

G-Codes for Lower GI Endoscopy Procedures Coding FAQ

Screening Colonoscopy Coding FAQs

CRC CPT Codes

CRC ICD-9 Codes

ICD-10 Resource Center 

Measure Your quality

Several mechanisms are available for capturing quality data related to the screening and care of patients.

AGA Digestive Health Recognition Program™

PCPI Measures for Endoscopy and Polyp Surveillance

Choosing Wisely®