15 Things You Should Know About the Final Rule of the Physician Payment Sunshine Act
Back on December 19, 2011, CMS solicited public comment on the Physician Payment Sunshine Act, and in response, it received 373 comments. Since then pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers have been waiting for the final rule, and earlier this month, CMS finally issued it.
We've combed through the 287-page tome and come up with a list of what we consider some of the most significant points that will impact the industry moving forward, as well as a few interesting notes of clarification. Here are the 15 things you need to know about the final ruling.