DAGreenwaldACG Trustee Dr. David Greenwald was quoted this week in an article in GI trade publication, Becker’s ASC “How Medicare colonoscopy reimbursement cuts could impact GI in 2016 & beyond

“My concern is that continued cuts in reimbursement might affect patient access in a profound way,” says Dr. Greenwald. “It’s hard to predict what will happen, and I am certain most gastroenterologists will try to continue to find a way to provide access to care for the underinsured or uninsured. However, it would appear that reimbursements for colonoscopy are diminishing at a time when the costs of providing that care are staying the same or even increasing. As reimbursement gets closer to costs, the ability for physicians to provide services is impacted, and access to care becomes an even more significant issue.” – David A. Greenwald, MD, FACG