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Victory: BCBSMA Rolls Back Restrictive Sedation Policy
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA) officially postponed its restrictive sedation policy until further notice! This change is retroactive to Jan. 1, 2024.
ASGE Selects CHCS & MedChi to Administer Projects to Increase Follow-up Colonoscopy Rate
ASGE has selected Community Health Care Systems, Inc. (CHCS) and the Maryland State Medical Society (MedChi) to administer developmental projects that are designed to increase the follow-up colonoscopy rate.
45 Members of Congress and 90+ Healthcare Organizations Agree: Surveillance Colonoscopy is a Preventive Service
Lawmakers and health experts urge federal agencies to expand access to life-saving CRC screenings. Lawmakers and healthcare organizations called on the federal government to ensure surveillance colonoscopy is classified as a preventive service.
QCDR Status Approved for GIQuIC Registry in 2024
We are pleased to announce that the GIQuIC Registry has once again been approved as a Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) for reporting to the Merit‐based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) for the 2024 reporting year.
Gastroenterologists and Anesthesiologists in Massachusetts: Take action to oppose BCBSMA anesthesia policy
Starting Jan. 1, 2024, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts will begin enforcing their Policy 154. BCBSMA will reject payment for many claims for propofol/monitored anesthesia care as not medically necessary for numerous GI procedures.
ASGE, along with GI Societies, Fight New BCBSMA Sedation Policy
ASGE, ACG, AGA, American Academy of Anesthesiology, and American College of Surgeons sent a letter this week to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA) seeking a meeting to address growing concerns over the enforcement of medical policy 154.
More Than 90 Organizations Advocate for Federal Policy Clarifications to Improve CRC Screening Access
ASGE, with more than 90 other medical societies and patient advocacy organizations, joined forces to push three federal agencies for improved access to life-saving colorectal cancer screenings.
House Committee Advances Budget Neutrality Bill
On November 15, the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee advanced H.R. 6371, the Provider Reimbursement Stability Act of 2023 which would make needed changes to physician fee schedule budget neutrality requirements.
Multi-Society Statement: CMS Finalizes Unacceptable Physician Pay Cuts, Extends Telehealth Coverage Through 2024
The final 2024 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS)/Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) rules were released on Nov. 2.
White House Issues AI Executive Order
This week, President Biden issued an Executive Order (EO) on artificial intelligence (AI). The EO directs actions for AI safety and security, privacy, equity and civil rights, and consumer and worker protections.