Medicare reimbursement

Gastroenterology Quarterly Update: October 2017

Oct. 4, 2017

Audio conference timed with with quarterly release of the Correct Coding Initiative edits.

2017 AGA Measures Proposed to Continue in 2018 MIPS

June 26, 2017

Two AGA measures in other specialty measure sets have also been proposed for inclusion by CMS.

2018 is a MACRA Transition Year with New Flexibilities

June 26, 2017

CMS proposed rule provides recommended updates and changes for MACRA in 2018.

AGA Responds to New York Times Opinion Article

June 8, 2017

AGA works hard to ensure the voice of GI is being heard.

Tell CMS: Proposed Rules for Hospitals Will Affect GI Practice

June 1, 2017

Medicare has proposed rules that could hinder GIs' care of patients; ensure CMS knows how it will affect you.

MACRA Law Brings Dramatic Changes to Physician Payment

May 16, 2017

With MACRA, Medicare payment systems are undergoing perhaps the greatest change since Medicare was enacted in 1965. Summary of recent MACRA talk available on the DDW Blog.

New CMS Tool Helps You Determine MIPS Status

May 11, 2017

Does the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) apply to you?
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Digestive Disease Week® (DDW)

May 6, 2017

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) is the premier meeting for the GI professional. Every year it attracts approximately 15,000 physicians, researchers and academics from around the world who desire to stay up-to-date in the field.

AGA Participates in CMS Efforts to Develop GI Cost Measures for MIPS

May 2, 2017

Dr. Steven Carpenter selected to sit on CMS subcommittee tasked with prioritizing GI episodes.

Clinicians: Prepare to Hear from CMS about MACRA Participation

April 27, 2017

CMS to start sending letters alerting you to your qualification status.

Your Debrief on Health-Care Policy in the U.S.

April 20, 2017

Watch an interview with two Washington Insiders on the future of health reform and market forces shaping our health system.

AGA Tools Help GIs Participate in MACRA

April 18, 2017

AGA offers opportunities (both in-person and on-demand) for GIs to learn about and discuss participation in MACRA.

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.

AGA Attends CMS Listening Session

Feb. 2, 2017

The meeting provided a venue for AGA to advocate for GI.

AGA Supports Physician-Focused Payment Models

Feb. 1, 2017

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

MACRA is Not Going Away: Will You Be Ready?

Jan. 25, 2017

Use the 2017 transition year to learn how to be successful under MACRA.

There’s Still Time — Report 2016 PQRS Data

Jan. 25, 2017

Submitting data by Feb. 28 can help you receive a bonus payment in 2018.

New Administration Will Bring Changes, AGA Wants Patients Protected

Jan. 19, 2017

ACA repeal without a replacement could result in millions of uninsured patients and millions of dollars in uncompensated care to providers.

ICD-10 Update Snag Means Some May Avoid PQRS Penalties

Jan. 11, 2017

CMS will analyze 2016 data to determine which practices and practitioners were negatively affected.

CMS Requires Post-Op Visit Tracking for Hemorrhoid Ligation

Jan. 11, 2017

Medicare providers in nine states will have to track the visits starting July 1, 2017.

AGA Asks for Continued Flexibility in MACRA Final Rule

Dec. 19, 2016

CMS should extend the payment program transition period and include meaningful GI measures to improve patient outcomes.

Learn About MACRA Through On-Demand and Live Webinars

Dec. 14, 2016

The first two webinars are now available for members in the AGA Community library. Join discussion threads on both topics in the community as well.

Use AGA's DHRP™ to Meet 2016 Reporting Requirements

Dec. 14, 2016

Data needs to be submitted by mid-February to meet 2016 Physician Quality Reporting System requirements.

Five Tips to Prepare for MACRA

Nov. 29, 2016

As 2016 draws to a close, there are several steps you can take to ensure your practice is ready for 2017.