This Week – August 22, 2015
This Week in Washington, DC
From National Affairs Chair Caroll D. Koscheski, MD, FACG
Over 5,150 Signed Petition Opposing Medicare Cuts: Take These Next Steps
The College is grateful to ACG members who are helping lead the charge opposing Medicare’s cuts to colonoscopy with an online petition that so far boosts over 5,150 signatures. Many of you promoted the paper petition on your practice walls and received hundreds more signatures. Thank you so much for your efforts and help.
Let’s take this a step further. Now is the time to reach out to your elected officials in Washington DC. Tell them how many gastroenterologists and patients in your state signed this petition. Read full post for details
What You Can Do:
Sign this online petition to add your voice to demand that Congress not allow cuts to colonoscopy and help stop Medicare bureaucrats in their tracks. ACG urges members to support this petition. So far, nearly 5,150 people have added their signatures in opposition to the proposed Medicare cuts. Sign Now
We also need your community’s support to help fight these cuts.