CMS issues a Final Rule that removes the exclusion for reporting of continuing education payments to certain accredited organizations, while also clarifying previously existing parameters that may preclude reporting of these...more
The guidance calls for 2014 reporting by April 1, 2015.
When signed into law in March 2010, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) put a renewed focus on transparency. While section 6002, the Physician Payment Sunshine Act,...more
With the Open Payments System rollout, came the phased approach for data submission, requiring aggregate data in Phase 1 and detailed data reporting in Phase 2. ...more
Many organizations continue to face challenges with the technology and integration of some of the more complex interpretations.
On August 1, the U.S. Sunshine Act and its data collection obligations took effect....more
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the final regulations on the U.S. Sunshine Act on February 8, 2013. Transparency Reports and Reporting of Physician Ownership or Investment Interests, 78 Fed. Reg....more