On February 1, 2013, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the long-awaited final rule implementing the Federal Sunshine Law (42 U.S.C. 1320a-7h). (The rule was subsequently published in the Federal...more
On February 1, 2013, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published the long-awaited Physician Payment Sunshine Act (Sunshine Act) Final Rule, implementing Section 1128G of the Social Security Act.
“Covered Recipients” -
The Final Rule retains the proposed definition of “physician” as meaning doctors of medicine and osteopathy, dentists, podiatrists, optometrists, and chiropractors, who are...more