Reminder: Sunshine Act Starts Today

August 1, 2013
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FROM AMA: "The Physician Payments Sunshine Act (Sunshine Act) requires manufacturers of drugs, medical devices and biologicals that participate in U.S. federal health care programs to report certain payments and items of value given to physicians and teaching hospitals.Manufacturers are required to collect and track payment, transfer and ownership information beginning Aug. 1, 2013." 

For more information and a toolkit: http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/advocacy/topics/sunshine-act-and-physician-financial-transparency-reports.page