DHPA joined with 215 advocacy groups to voice concern about Medicare Part B proposals outlined in President Trump’s Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices and Reduce Out-of-Pocket Costs and corresponding Request for Information (RFI) that could have harmful consequences for patients with serious diseases. In a letter to HHS Secretary Alex Azar, the groups wrote, “As […]
DHPA welcomes Digestive Care Physicians, LLC in Alpharetta, Georgia as the 3rd independent GI practice to join from that state. Digestive Care Physicians consists of five board certified gastroenterologists who are widely recognized as astute diagnosticians and treatment specialists with expertise in colorectal cancer prevention, GERD, Barrett’s esophagus & esophageal cancer prevention, and stomach cancer […]
DHPA welcomes Fayetteville Gastroenterology as the seventh independent GI practice to join from the state of North Carolina. Fayetteville Gastroenterology Associates and its seven board-certified gastroenterologists focus their practice on the management of digestive disorders in adults. The practice has three locations in Fayetteville, North Fayetteville, and Hoke County. DHPA’s member practices span 36 states […]
Washington, D.C. – Dr. Michael Weinstein has been named president and chair of the board of directors of the Digestive Health Physicians Association (DHPA). Dr. Weinstein will lead DHPA’s efforts to promote and preserve accessible, high quality and cost-efficient care in the independent gastroenterological medical practice setting. Dr. Weinstein succeeds Dr. Fred Rosenberg, president of […]
The Digestive Health Physicians Association (DHPA) applauds the proposal in President Trump’s FY 2019 Budget to establish new protections in the physician self-referral law (Stark Law) for health care services furnished through Alternative Payment Models (APMs). DHPA worked closely with Members in both chambers to develop bipartisan legislation that would do precisely what is called for in the President’s Budget.