Tag: Open Payments

CMS Sunshine Updates – Webinar Slides, Reporting Specifications, Letter from Congress

There have been several recent and noteworthy developments related to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Open Payments.  As we told you here and here, CMS held a follow-up webinar this week to address additional questions related to Sunshine registration and reporting.  The slides from this webinar are available on the CMS Open Payments website.  Notably, […]

CMS Webinar #2 Regarding Sunshine Data Submission

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) held two webinars today for applicable manufacturers and applicable group purchasing organizations (GPOs) related to the Open Payments registration and data submission processes.  With regard to data submission, CMS announced that there are two resources that will be available: Submission File Specifications, which list the […]

CMS Webinar #1 Regarding Sunshine Registration

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) held two webinars today for applicable manufacturers and applicable group purchasing organizations (GPOs) related to the Open Payments registration and data submission processes.  With regard to registration, CMS informed manufacturers and GPOs that there will be a two-step process as follows: Registration with CMS […]

CMS Announces Certain Updates for 2014 Open Payments Data Collection

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced certain updates for the 2014 Open Payments data collection period.  These updates include: Publication of a 2014 teaching hospital list Establishment of 2014 de minimis reporting thresholds Clarification of 2014 submission file specifications Parties affected by the Open Payments program can […]

CMS Schedules Several New Meetings Related to Sunshine Implementation

As we informed you here, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has scheduled several meetings related to implementation of federal Sunshine requirements. IT professionals for pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device manufacturers, distributors and group purchasing organizations can participate in a two hour webinar on November 19th (1-3 PM […]

New Sunshine Reporting FAQs Released by CMS

As announced last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued another round of FAQs related to the implementation of the Sunshine Act.  Below is a list of the 20 new CMS FAQs organized by category with a link to the answer from CMS for each.  Cooley’s CMS Sunshine FAQs trackers also have been […]

A Few Good Nuggets Related to Sunshine at Industry Conference

Today at the Pharmaceutical Regulatory and Compliance Congress and Best Practices Forum (PCF), the audience heard from Anita Griner, Deputy Director at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) who has responsibility related to Open Payments.  In addition to providing an overview of Sunshine implementation, Ms. Griner provided a […]