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Did you register in the Open Payments System yet??

Physician registration is completely voluntary but this is the only way to review and possibly dispute the data submitted about you before it is made public on September 30, 2014. This affects any actively licensed doctors of medicine, osteopathy, podiatry, optometry, dental medicine or dental surgery practicing dentistry and chiropractors. This does not depend on

Does The Sunshine Act Apply To You?

Are you a licensed physician in the US? If the answer is yes and you are not a medical resident then The Physician Payments Sunshine Act applies to you. Beginning August 1, 2013, The Physician Payments Sunshine Act OPEN PAYMENTS program requires transparency of any financial interactions between physicians or hospitals with any applicable manufacturers

Long Overdue Final Rule on Sunshine Act Announced

The physician payment sunshine provisions of the Affordable Care Act have been issued with the intent of reducing potential conflicts of interest. The relationships of physicians and manufacturers are under focus. On February 1, 2013 CMS released the final rule that will increase transparency of relationships between doctors and industry. Data collection will begin on