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CMS releases 2018 Open Payments data

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released Open Payments data reflecting payments and transfers of value from drug and medical device companies to physicians and teaching hospitals in 2018, totaling approximately $9.35 billion in payments and more than 11.4 million payment records. This represents a 4.3% increase from the $8.4 billion reported … Continue reading

CMS releases Open Payments data refresh

This week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published a refresh of its Open Payments dataset, which includes new data to account for the result of disputes and other data corrections since the last refresh in June 2016. Note that this release does not yet include 2016 data, which should be published in … Continue reading

Stay tuned – CMS plans to consider public comments received on the Sunshine Act

CMS announced that the agency “will consider the public  comments received [on the Open Payments / Sunshine Act program] in the future through possible rulemaking or publication of subregulatory guidance” in the recently released “Revisions to Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2017.” But for now, CMS … Continue reading