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OPEN PAYMENTS - Policy Updates on Payments and the Physician Resource Toolkit
Thursday, August 8, 2013
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time

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OPEN PAYMENTS (Physician Payment Sunshine Act) requires manufacturers of pharmaceuticals or medical devices to publicly report payments made to physicians and teaching hospitals creating greater transparency around the financial relationships that occur among them. It is important to know that data collection will begin on August 1, 2013. This MLN Connects National Provider Call for physicians and teaching hospitals will give an update on program policy, with a focus on third party payments and indirect payments as well as the Physician Resource Toolkit. There will be a question and answer session following the presentation. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from the experts.

Update on program policy, with a focus on Third Party Payments & Indirect Payments
Physician Resource Toolkit
Question and Answer Session

Target Audience
Physicians, teaching hospitals, and other interested stakeholders.

The presentation for this call will be posted at least one day in advance of the call on the MLN Connects National Provider Calls and Events web page. Select the call date and scroll to the "Call Materials" section to locate the slide presentation.

For More Information
Visit the OPEN PAYMENTS web page for more information on the OPEN PAYMENTS (Physician Payment Sunshine Act).

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