Sunshine Reg Finally Rises: Start Date For Physician Payment Data Collection Delayed
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
Two-and-a-half months late and with only a draft version of the regulations released, CMS is giving device and drug companies, and GPOs, more time to prepare for impending requirements to report physician payments and investment interests to the government for public posting.
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