2017 Year in Review
2017 Public Policy and Practice Management Year in Review:
What did ACG do for you?
- Attention Solo and Small GI Practices: Get Your 2017 MIPS Crash Cart!
- Patient and Physician Advocates Testify at Massachusetts State House: Urge Support for Step Therapy Exemption bills (S.551/H.492)
- AMA House of Delegates Passes ACG Resolution on Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands
- Questions on Biosimilars in IBD? Slides from the recent ACG Workshop with the FDA and EMA
- Reducing Regulatory Burdens: ACG has a seat at the table for new CMS initiative, “Patients Over Paperwork”
- At the state and local level: ACG Leadership Testifies at Ohio State House- Urge Support for MOC Legislation
- ACG Urging CMS to Grant MACRA Exemptions for Areas Impacted by Hurricanes
- From Dan Pambianco, MD, FACG: My Reflections on ABIM MOC
- Back by Popular Demand: Joint ACG-FDA Fellowship Program
- From 2017 ACG Practice Management Committee Chair, Michael S. Morelli, MD, CPE, FACG: 2017 MIPS Hardship Exemption: Applications Now Open
- ACG Member Call To Action: Get Involved in MOC Legislation in State Houses Across the Country
- MACRA Tidbit for the Week: A review of what it may take to get a MIPS bonus
- At the State and Local Level: Texas Legislature Passes MOC Legislation- Thank you ACG Members in Texas!
- CMS Approves GIQuIC as a Qualified Clinical Data Registry for the 2017 Reporting Year
- From ACG National Affairs Committee Chair, Whitfield L. Knapple, MD, FACG: Be the go-to policy wonk at your Memorial Day Weekend BBQ: health reform updates and forecasts
- From ACG Board of Governors Chair, Costas Kefalas, MD, MMM, FACG: Congress Passes Budget with Increase to NIH Budget- Thank you ACG Governors
- ACG Board of Governors Chair, Costas Kefalas, MD, MMM, FACG: 2017 ACG Governor Washington D.C. Fly-in
- ACG Immediate Past President, Carol A. Burke, MD, FACG: ABIM Announces Its Version of Improvement on MOC: Are “Open-Book”, Frequent Exams Diplomate-Centered?
- ACG Members Join Patient Advocates on Capitol Hill
- MACRA Help: New ACG Quality Reporting Checklist
- MACRA Webinar: Guidance and Answers from ACG & CMS
- From ACG Governor for Connecticut, Jeffry L. Nestler, MD, FACG: Thank you ACG members in Connecticut!
- ACG Practice Management Center: Important Updates for ACG Members