• The US Department of Health and Human Services Issues Final “Sunshine” Rule Concerning Physician and Teaching Hospital Payments and Physician Ownership or Investment Interests
  • February 14, 2013 | Authors: Carolyn P. Osolinik; Joanne M. Savage
  • Law Firm: Mayer Brown LLP - Washington Office
  • The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced a final rule that will implement section 1128G of the Social Security Act, as added by section 6002 of the Affordable Care Act. The new rule will impose reporting requirements on manufacturers of drugs, devices, and biological or medical supplies, as well as on group purchasing organizations (GPOs) concerning certain financial dealings with physicians and teaching hospitals. Organizations must begin collecting data for the new reports on August 1, 2013.