Establishing an advanced endoscopy practice: Tips for trainees and early faculty
To all the advanced endoscopists starting their careers: Be patient and have a positive attitude! The leaders in our field did not become so...
Navigating your childcare options in a post-COVID world
With COVID-19, the cost of childcare has skyrocketed, and availability has decreased.
From private practice to academic medicine: My journey and lessons learned
It became apparent to me that loyalty pulled me toward working with a great group of supportive gastroenterologists, but it became increasingly...
From the AGA Journals
AGA clinical practice update: Telemedicine in gastroenterology
Practice setting, geography, and complexity of care are key considerations for telemedicine visits.
News from the AGA
New coding policies to prevent surprise billing for CRC screening
Why are so many patients still being charged fees for CRCscreening services? In many cases, the answer comes down to missing code modifiers.
After decade of effort, AGA welcomes change to colonoscopy coverage
The AGA worked for 10 years, alongside other GI societies and patient advocacy groups, to close the “colonoscopy loophole” in federal policy.
AGA venture capital fund makes first investment
“Through our venture fund, gastroenterologists can join AGA to invest in fast-growing, early-stage companies that are transforming care for...
Good news, bad news for GI in 2023 CMS physician fee schedule
Medicare expanded coverage of colorectal cancer (CRC) testing through the 2023 physician payment rule.
From the Journals
Downward trend in Medicare payments for GI services
“When Medicare reimbursements decrease, health outcomes, health care access, and patient satisfaction may be affected, particularly in light of...