AGA hosts advocacy day to encourage MACRA oversight: 3 notes

The American Gastroenterological Association's government affairs committee is encouraging gastroenterologists to contact their Congressional representatives about increasing MACRA oversight.

Here's what you need to know:

1. To encourage Congress to consider the needs of gastroenterologists, AGA is hosting a virtual advocacy day, Friday, Sept. 16.

2. On this day, AGA encourages gastroenterologists to send Congressional representatives letters about their professional experiences with MACRA.

3. The AGA's concerns about MACRA include the effect of increased reporting burdens for physicians, the adoption of specialty alternative payment models and ensuring that all programs are implemented with physicians and patients in mind.

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