CMS issues final rule for Physician Payments Sunshine Act

02/18/2013 | AAFP News Now

CMS issued a final rule implementing the Physician Payments Sunshine Act that requires drug and device manufacturers and group purchasing organizations to report certain payments or gifts to physicians and other providers. Responding to concerns by the AAFP and other groups, the CMS exempted speaker fees for accredited and certified CME programs. Carly Harrington, the AAFP's manager of CME credit systems and compliance, said CMS acknowledged that CME accrediting and certifying bodies, such as AAFP, already have high standards for transparency and conflict-of-interest resolution.

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