Over the past three months, the Digestive Health Physicians Association (DHPA) has continued to fight for the ability of independent gastroenterology practices to provide high quality and cost-efficient care in the independent GI medical practice setting. In April, we voiced our opposition to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Proposed Part B Drug Payment […]
DHPA today filed comments in response to CMS’s proposed rule implementing the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Incentives for Alternative Payment Models (APMs). This major proposed rule establishes new ground rules for physician payments under the MACRA legislation passed by Congress last year. MACRA represents a fundamental change in the way physicians are paid […]
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We’re excited to announce that University Gastroenterology, GI Associates and Advanced Gastroenterology Group have joined the ranks of DHPA, further strengthening the voice of independent gastroenterologists on important policy and regulatory issues. With the addition of these groups, DHPA’s membership has risen to 61 practices located in 31 states, and our member practices include more than 1,400 […]
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