COVID-19: ASGE UPDATES FOR MEMBERS
We recognize the extreme uncertainty facing members during the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic situation. ASGE is committed to keeping the GI community updated as we learn more. Please continue to check back for new developments.
CMS to Issue Interim Rule to Mandate Vaccinations for Medicare Certified Facilities
As part of President Joe Biden’s sweeping federal COVID-19 vaccine requirements, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) intends to issue an interim final rule this month that would add COVID-19 vaccination for health care providers and staff.
COVID Testing for Vaccinated Patients
As millions of adults reach full vaccination, ASGE recommends practices follow their local and state regulations to determine if pre-procedure COVID-19 testing is required for vaccinated patients. Regulations around the country do vary.
Guidance for Endoscopy and Practice Operations During the COVID-19 Pandemic (Updated)
This document presents recommendations to employ for mitigation of infection risks during the gradual reopening of endoscopy centers and GI clinics.
Endoscopy and the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Guide for Patients