1. Schlossberg, Nancy BA, BSN, RN, CGRN
  2. Vacante, Nancy BSPA, RN

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A lot has changed in gastroenterology reimbursement this past year. This is a session you will not want to miss. This full day, advanced session provides nurse managers a comprehensive overview of gastroenterology reimbursement. The presentation covers a brief history of reimbursement, professional fees versus facility fees, managed care and Medicare, as well as the most current topics and trends. Attendees will receive the most recent comprehensive gastroenterology-specific fee schedule as well as all of the 2005 reimbursement updates. Emphasis will be on how attendees can improve reimbursement and profit in their own facilities.


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We are pleased to present the Abstracts from the SGNA's 32nd Annual Course: Passion for GI Nursing: Pass It On!! The diversity of these topics certainly reflects the richness and breadth of our specialty. In keeping with the tradition of the Annual Course, we hope the following abstracts will encourage discussions for improving nursing practice and patient care outcomes.