Regulatory

AGA hosted productive Hill meeting advocating for GIs

April 19, 2018

A recent policy roundtable focused on regulatory issues that impact physician practices and their ability to provide timely care to patients.

MIPS Group Web Interface

April 16, 2018

Groups must register to use the CMS Web Interface and/or CAHPS for MIPS survey by June 30, 2018.

CMS releases 2018 MIPS eligibility tool

April 11, 2018

Prepare now to earn a positive payment adjustment in 2020 for your 2018 performance.

Overview of the Regulatory Framework and FDA’s Guidance for the Development and Approval of Biosimilar and Interchangeable Products in the US

April 3, 2018

In this on-demand webinar, Sue Lim, MD provides an overview of the background, terminology and general requirements for biosimilar and interchangeable product applications.

AGA seeks regulatory relief for GIs

March 22, 2018

Three key regulations increase the cost of care and do not provide significant benefit to improving patient outcomes.

Health care changes and your first job

March 15, 2018

Why keeping regulatory developments in mind can help your career.

AGA President Sheila Crowe Spends the Day on Capitol Hill Advocating for GI

Jan. 31, 2018

Dr. Crowe met with representatives to let Congress know that research funding and patient access to care are vital.
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AGA and Step Therapy Coalition Advocate for Patient Protections

Nov. 30, 2017

Ask your legislator to protect IBD treatment options for your patients.

Help Medicare Make Coverage Policy

Nov. 15, 2017

Let us know if you're interested in serving as the AGA representative for a Medicare Advisory Committee.

Has Step Therapy Impacted Your Practice?

Nov. 15, 2017

Please share your experience so we can bring it to our meeting with Congress on Nov. 29.

What is a Patient Advocate?

Nov. 15, 2017

Being a resource for Capitol Hill and helping shape health care policy is crucial to provide your patients with adequate care.

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.

Cassidy-Graham Legislation Lacks Patient Protections

Sept. 21, 2017

Proposed bill to repeal parts of Affordable Care Act rolls back Medicaid expansion and could put patients with pre-existing conditions at risk.

AGA Members Meet with Rep. Gene Green at Baylor College

Aug. 24, 2017

In-district meetings personalize GI for congressional legislators.

CMS Releases Some Good News for ASCs

Aug. 7, 2017

Ambulatory surgery center accreditation surveys will not be made publicly available.

Use the AGA Clinical Guidelines App to Participate in MACRA

Aug. 3, 2017

Participating in 2017 will help avoid a reimbursement penalty in 2019.

Senate Fails to Repeal Obamacare — What’s Next?

Aug. 2, 2017

AGA urges Congress to develop bi-partisan solutions to address health-care reform.

Senate Fails to Approve Repeal and Replace Legislation

July 27, 2017

The Senate continues to vote on amendments to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

Senate Unveils Updated Health-Care Reform Proposal

July 11, 2017

Continue to tell Congress that patient care must remain a priority for health-care reform.

AGA Statement: Senate Bill Puts Patient Access to Health Care in Peril

June 27, 2017

Millions of Americans could lose health coverage if Congress passes the health-care reform bill introduced last week in the Senate.

2018 is a MACRA Transition Year with New Flexibilities

June 26, 2017

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

GOP Unveils Health-Care Bill

June 22, 2017

Contact your members of Congress to ensure patients continue to have coverage and access to specialty care and preventative services.

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.

AGA Makes Six Recommendations to FDA on Interchangeable Biosimilars

May 25, 2017

AGA provides guidance to FDA to ensure patient safety and empower physicians.