Physician Payment Sunshine Act

Hospitals

Physicians can review data reported about them by registering for CMS’s Open Payments system this summer

On May 1, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced that starting in June, physicians and teaching hospitals can begin registering with the online Open Payments/Sunshine system. Registration for physicians and teaching hospitals will have two phases. Phase 1 of registration will begin on June 1 and allows physicians to register with the CMS Enterprise […]

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Take these four steps to prepare for the Physician Payment Sunshine Act

By Michael J. Summerhill and Lauren S. Berheide Now that the dates for collecting data and reporting under the Physician Payment Sunshine Act have been set, the Sunshine Act is becoming a reality for physicians, pharmaceutical companies, and medical device manufacturers. On Aug. 1, 2013, manufacturers must begin to collect data, which must be reported […]