AGA President Dr. Anil Rustgi Journeys to Capitol Hill

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Capitol BuildingAnil Rustgi, MD, AGAF, president of the American Gastroenterological Association, recently visited Capitol Hill and visited with lawmakers to discuss issues important to the AGA and field of gastroenterology.

Dr. Rustgi advocated:

•    Support of a long-term fix for the sustainable growth rate that shifts physicians towards a value-based system
•    Transparency in CMS' changes to reimbursement that affect physician practices and patients
•    Funding for NIH at $32 billion for 2015

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