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February2016

New Registration Link for Upcoming CMS Q&A Session

February 12, 20160 comments
Ruselle W. Robinson

CMS has posted a new registration link for those who wish to ask questions during the Sunshine Act/Open Payments informal question and answer session now scheduled for February 16, 2016.  The Q&A session will take place 2pm to 3pm (EST) In order to ask questions, you must go online and register...

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CMS Postpones Sunshine Act Q&A Until February 16, 2016

CMS postponed the Sunshine Act/Open Payments informal question and answer session scheduled for today, February 9, 2016, and rescheduled the session for 2 pm (EST) Tuesday, February 16, 2016.  CMS staff will answer questions about the current reporting cycle for 2015 Sunshine Act/Open Payments data. Here is a link to my original...

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CMS To Host Sunshine Act Q&A on Tuesday, February 9, 2016

CMS will host an informal Question and Answer session on Tuesday, February 9, 2016.  The session will begin at 2pm and conclude at 3pm (EST).  CMS staff members will answer questions about the reporting cycle for 2015 Sunshine Act/Open Payments data, which began February 1, 2016. If you...

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Sunshine Act Reporting Cycle for 2015 Data is Underway

Consistent with my expectations, CMS announced this morning that today, February 1, 2015, is the first day applicable manufacturers and applicable group purchasing organizations (GPOs) can submit 2015 data on payments or transfers of value, physician ownership, or physician investment interests. Applicable manufacturers and applicable GPOs also can register or recertify their registration in...

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