New Quality Indicators for Colonoscopy and What They Mean for Your Practice

Listen to Dr. Philip Schoenfeld Explain New Quality Indicators for Colonoscopy and What They Mean for Your Practice in This Month’s AJG Podcast

Philip Schoenfeld, MD, co-author of new Quality Indicators for Colonoscopy published on behalf of the ACG and ASGE, talks with AJG Co-Editor Dr. William D. Chey about the transition of screening colonoscopy practice from a fee-for-service model to a quality-based model. Dr. Schoenfeld explains pre-procedure, intra-procedure, and post-procedural quality indicators, performance targets for meeting those indicators, and impact of performance data on reimbursement rates from both CMS and third-party payers. Compliance dates and reporting systems such as GIQuIC are also discussed in this essential podcast for any practicing gastroenterologist. (30:11)

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