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CMS Issues Final Amendments to Sunshine Act Regulation

November 28, 20141 comment
Ruselle W. Robinson

CMS recently published in the Federal Register final amendments to the Sunshine Act regulation.  The proposed amendments first appeared in the July 11, 2014 Federal Register.  I wrote about the proposed amendments in my post of July 29, 2014, which you can find here: http://www.sunshineactpbl.com/whats-new-sunshine-act-regulatory/ The proposed amendments...

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What’s New: Sunshine Act Regulatory Changes

In my post of July 7, 2014, I wrote about proposed amendments to the Sunshine Act regulations that subsequently appeared in the July 11, 2014 Federal Register. Today I am giving more detail about the four proposed modifications to the Sunshine Act regulations.  I will pay particular attention...

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CMS Announces Proposed Changes to Sunshine Act Regulations

Just days after the reporting period for 2013 payment and physician ownership data came to a close on June 30, 2014, CMS announced that it is proposing four changes to the Sunshine Act (also known as Open Payments) rule.  The most significant revision to the Sunshine Act...

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Definitions of Common Sunshine Act Terms

I thought it would be helpful to provide definitions of common Sunshine Act terms in a single list that you can refer to when reading future posts. I suggest that all physicians review, in particular, the definition of Nature of Payment Categories (No. 13) so that you...

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