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2017 AGA Postgraduate Course

May 6, 2017

Secure your spot for this clinically focused, multi-topic course that offers immediately applicable information. Held in conjunction with DDW®. Registration is still open.

AGA Institute President Meets With Key Lawmakers on Capitol Hill

April 19, 2017

Dr. Wang discussed NIH funding and access to CRC screenings.

PTAC Payment Model Recommendations Include a GI Option

April 12, 2017

An advanced Alternative Payment Model for IBD will be tested as a potential physician-focused payment model.

AGA Postgraduate Course: Early Bird Deadline is March 22

March 13, 2017

After Wednesday, registration rates will go up by $75. AGA members receive deep discounts .

House Introduces American Health Care Act to Repeal Obamacare

March 9, 2017

AGA is monitoring the process to ensure that patients have access to quality health care.

2017 AGA Postgraduate Course Explores Disorders of the Colon and Rectum

March 3, 2017

World-renowned faculty will address a series of innovations in this area of patient care, May 6 and 7.

AGA Offers Coding Tools for Moderate Sedation

March 1, 2017

CMS changes will impact your practice and coding for moderate sedation.
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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.

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.

On-Demand Learning at Reduced Prices

Feb. 13, 2017

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

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.

Similar Risk of Cardiopulmonary Adverse Events Between Propofol and Traditional Anesthesia for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Feb. 1, 2017

The aim of this study was to compare the sedation-related adverse events associated with use of propofol vs nonpropofol agents for endoscopic procedures.

AGA Supports Physician-Focused Payment Models

Feb. 1, 2017

AGA is committed to preparing GIs for success in new reimbursement environments.

Registration Open for 2017 AGA Postgraduate Course

Jan. 11, 2017

Early access to registration is open for AGA members. Secure your spot a week before general registration opens and save $75.

2017 AGA Postgraduate Course eSyllabus

Jan. 11, 2017

Pre-order the eSyllabus, available in June 2017, from the 2017 AGA Postgraduate Course: The Full Scope of GI Advances and gain access to a multi-topic course taught by world-renowned leaders.

2017 AGA Postgraduate Course Resources

Jan. 6, 2017

Pre-order resources from the 2017 AGA Postgraduate Course: The Full Scope of GI Advances and gain access to a multi-topic course taught by world-renowned leaders.

Highlighted Abstracts from the International Digestive Disease Forum

Dec. 21, 2016

CGH features 104 abstracts from the 2016 meeting, which took place in Hong Kong.

Save the Date: 2017 AGA Postgraduate Course

Dec. 6, 2016

Learn the full scope of GI advances on May 6 and 7, 2017, in Chicago, IL.

Comparison of Targeted vs Random Biopsies for Surveillance of Ulcerative Colitis-Associated Colorectal Cancer

Nov. 25, 2016

In a randomized controlled trial, we found that targeted and random biopsies detect similar proportions of neoplasias.

A (Not So) Rare Complication of Colonoscopy

Nov. 25, 2016

A 65-year old, healthy woman underwent gastroscopy and colonoscopy because of altered bowel habits and mild epigastric pain.

Invest in Your Education and Patients’ Care

Nov. 14, 2016

Purchase the AGA Postgraduate Course resources to review the expert advice that was presented at the course.

CMS Releases 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule

Nov. 3, 2016

CMS created new moderate sedation codes for GI endoscopy procedures, which need to be billed separately.

Grant Opportunity for CRC Research

Oct. 27, 2016

SU2C will provide three years of funding dedicated to improving treatment for the disease. Letters of intent for the grant are due Dec. 1.

Accuracy of First- and Second-Generation Colon Capsules in Endoscopic Detection of Colorectal Polyps: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Oct. 25, 2016

We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to assess the accuracy of CCE in detecting colorectal polyps.