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Category - Correction Process

CMS Outlines 2015 Sunshine Act Reporting Schedule

Douglas Brown, a Deputy Director of CMS, spoke this week at the Pharmaceutical Compliance Congress and Best Practice Forum  in Washington D.C.  As part of his presentation on the Sunshine Act,  Mr. Brown disclosed the 2015 schedule CMS will use for reporting of 2014 payment and physician...

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Sunshine Act: New Developments

Following up on its successful publication of 2013 data on the Open Payments website, CMS recently announced several new Sunshine Act/Open Payment developments. Website Search Tool.     Many observers have complained that accessing data on the CMS Open Payments website is cumbersome and time-consuming.  CMS hopes to increase ease of...

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CMS Juggles Dates Once Again

September 9, 20140 comments
Ruselle W. Robinson

CMS has extended the review and dispute period an additional day, to midnight on September 11, 2014.  CMS cited inaccessibility of the Open Payment system during recent maintenance upgrades as the reason for the extension. The 15-day correction period for applicable manufacturers and applicable group purchasing organizations will...

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CMS Announces Maintenance Shutdown for Open Payments System; Review, Dispute and Correction Process Extended Two Days

CMS today announced that it will shut down the Open Payments system for scheduled maintenance upgrades on Saturday, August 30, 2014, and again on September 5, 2014. The system will be inaccessible on August 30th for a period beginning at 1:00 am and ending at 11:00 am. CMS will...

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