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Physicians with difficult patient scenarios regularly bring their questions to the AGA Community to seek advice from colleagues about therapy and disease management options, best practices, and diagnoses.

Here are some recent discussions addressing clinical concerns and issues arising from the COVID-19 epidemic:

eQ&A on recommendations for GI procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic – Join guideline authors in discussing AGA Institute Rapid Recommendations for Gastrointestinal Procedures During the COVID-19 Pandemic, published in Gastroenterology.

1. IBD patients and COVID-19 – To allow for timely dissemination throughout the IBD and international gastroenterology communities, members are sharing important updates regarding COVID-19 and IBD management.

2. Medicare COVID-19 changes and telehealth reimbursement – Share your experiences and difficulties using telehealth platforms like Skype and facetime to connect with Medicare beneficiaries during the coronavirus epidemic.

3. Anesthesia options for in-patient endoscopy – Colleagues examine whether intubation is the best approach for EGDs to minimize COVID-19 transmission risk.

Access these and more discussions at https://community.gastro.org/discussions.

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