The Sunshine Act: How to ensure the accuracy of your disclosures

Smith, Gregory R.
April 2014
Ophthalmology Times;4/1/2014, Vol. 39 Issue 7, p40
Trade Publication
The article provides information on the Physician Payment Sunshine Act intended to increase the transparency of financial relationships in the healthcare industry. Topics discussed include the Act's requirement for the collection and reporting of financial transactions to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the need for physicians to keep track of payments received and ensure the accuracy of any information that can potentially affect their practice.


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