More specifically, the Sunshine Act requires drug, biological and medical supply manufacturers (including group purchasing organizations (GPOs)) to report, in significant detail, payments made to physicians and other medical institutions to the Federal Government on an annual basis.
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SA stands for Sunshine Act
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1, the Physician Payment Sunshine Act - now part of the Affordable Care Act - will require manufacturers to collect information about financial payments or gifts to health care providers.
At the federal level, industry executives repeatedly have urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to publish its final rule implementing the Physician Payments Sunshine Act, a provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that would require pharmaceutical, medical device, biological and medical supply manufacturers to report payments made to providers and teaching hospitals to the Department of Health and Human Services.
The portal is a repository of information on the most recent information on country-specific transparency and anti-corruption rules and regulations, such as the French and US (PPACA) Sunshine Acts, the UK Bribery Act, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and the Code of Conducts.
The CMS predicted that the first reports required under the Physician Payments Sunshine Act will be publicly available by Sept.
We are delighted that the Physician Payments Sunshine Act, a part of the larger health care reform legislation, requires providers of medical care to be more transparent and accountable to the public.
The Physician Payment Sunshine Act was passed as part of healthcare reform.