Private payor reimbursement

AGA Supports Bill to Stabilize Individual Market

Oct. 26, 2017

This bipartisan agreement is good first step to ensure patients continue to have access to quality care.

AGA Responds to New York Times Opinion Article

June 8, 2017

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

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.

New Insurance Coverage Determination for Lynch Syndrome Patients

Nov. 16, 2016

Policy is effective for patients in VA, WV, NC and SC who have Palmetto GBA insurance.

2016 AGA Tech Summit Selections

July 28, 2016

2016 AGA Tech Summit Selections

Medicare Proposes to Remove Moderate Sedation from Endoscopic Procedures

July 7, 2016

Separate code will be valued for moderate sedation services in the 2017 Physician Fee Schedule.

10 Practical Steps to Prepare for MACRA

April 20, 2016

AGA offers tips and programs to help you prepare for and thrive in an accountable care environment.
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Improve HCV and IBD Patient Care through Free Workshops Across US

April 18, 2016

Regional workshops will review HCV and IBD cases and feature panel discussions on best practices.

Changes in Health-Care Reimbursement

April 1, 2016

John I. Allen, MD, MBA, AGAF, offers insight about the changes in health-care reimbursement and the appeal of academic careers.

Dr. Camilleri: My Day Advocating for GI on Capitol Hill

Jan. 19, 2016

While advocating for GI on Capitol Hill, AGA President Michael Camilleri, MD, learned that Congress wants to hear from the experts.

5 Tips to Minimize Prior Authorization Delays

Jan. 13, 2016

There are several steps you can take to facilitate approval for prior authorization.

Cognitive Care Specialties Form New Coalition to Save Cognitive Care

Jan. 13, 2016

AGA joins alliance to support proper reimbursement for specialty care.

ICD-10 Implementation: So Far, So Good

Nov. 6, 2015

Medscape provides an industry-wide update on ICD-10 implementation, and it's cautiously optimistic.

New UnitedHealthcare Policy Changes Impact GIs

Sept. 8, 2015

Policies require prior authorization for certain endoscopic procedures and infusions.

Population Health: Strategies for GIs to Survive and Thrive

Sept. 8, 2015

The focus on population health will impact our reimbursement as we move from fee for service to value-based payments.

NY Members: UHC Implements New Lab Protocol

Sept. 7, 2015

GIs must notify UHC Oxford New York patients if their labs or pathology tests will be reviewed by an out-of-network lab.

Announcing the 2015 AGA Practice Management Survey

Sept. 1, 2015

The survey will help guide AGA to better respond to the concerns of AGA membership and the entire gastroenterology industry.

Congressman Phil Roe to Serve as Keynote Speaker at GI Outlook 2015

July 28, 2015

Don't miss the opportunity to hear Congressman Roe address health-care reform and the future of GI reimbursement.

AGA Lobbies Capitol Hill as Part of Alliance of Specialty Medicine Fly-In

July 16, 2015

AGA members urged legislators to continue to oversee the implementation of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA).

Extra Effort Will Move Medicine Forward, John Allen Says at Joint Presidential Plenary

May 19, 2015

Highlights from the annual AGA/ASGE Joint Presidential Plenary at DDW® 2015.

Anesthesia Covered as Part of Screening Colonoscopy

May 11, 2015

According to a new HHS guidance, non-Medicare patients are not responsible for the cost of anesthesia services during screening colonoscopies.

GI Outlook 2015: The Practice Management Conference

May 4, 2015

Don’t miss the opportunity to attend this August 2015 practice management conference in Chicago, IL.

What Does the New Congress Mean for GI?

May 4, 2015

The House Speaker promised, “… at some point, we’ll move to replace Obamacare.”

Are Pathology Client Billing Arrangements Legal?

April 30, 2015

GIs who purchase outside laboratory services need to make sure they are in compliance with federal regulations regarding billing arrangements.