CMS Issues Final Physician Payment Sunshine Rule

March 2013
Orthopedic Design & Technology;Mar/Apr2013, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p18
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The article presents information on the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) that has released its final rule for the Physician Payments Sunshine Act in the U.S. It informs that the legislation originally was introduced by U.S. Senators Chuck Grassley and Herb Kohl in the year 2009. It further informs that the rule calls for manufacturers of devices, drugs, biologics and medical supplies to disclose to CMS payments made to doctors and teaching hospitals.


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