A collection of news articles on gastroenterology and other issues relevant to physicians and administrators in independent GI practices.
The “Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2015”’ (S. 624/H.R. 1220) would waive coinsurance under Medicare for colorectal cancer screening tests, regardless of whether therapeutic intervention, the removal of polyp tissue, is required during screening. Despite Medicare promoting cancer screenings as a free service, beneficiaries currently face co-pay obligations when a polyp is […]
In this issue, find key takeaways from the Fall Board of Directors meeting, more about DHPA’s exponential growth in our first nine months, details about our policy initiatives, contributions to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Physician Fee Schedule (PFS), recommendations on California’s Senate Bill (SB) 1215 and a healthcare perspective on the 2014 […]
Summit Gastroenterology Lee’s Summit, MO Dr. Schlachter is a native of New York and a graduate of Brooklyn College. He earned his medical degree from the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. He then completed a residency in Internal Medicine in Columbus, Ohio followed by a Fellowship in Gastroenterology at Barnes Hospital, Washington University […]