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Recent News for OPEN PAYMENTS (Physician Payments Sunshine Act)

How Open Payments Works

Open Payments gives the public more information about the financial relationships between physicians and teaching hospitals and applicable manufacturers and GPOs.

Program Registration

Physicians and Teaching Hospitals should register with CMS to review information about payments or other transfers of value given to them by industry prior to public posting.


Resources for OPEN PAYMENTS for everybody as well as specifics for applicable manufacturers & GPOs and physicians & teaching hospitals.

Important PPSA Dates

  • Available any time - OPEN PAYMENTS registration for physicians and teaching hospitals.
    Optional Step, CMS
  • Feb 01 - Mar 31 - Applicable Manufacturers & GPOs submit payment data.
    Required Step, CMS
  • March 31 - Deadline for all payments & transfers of value submissions that occurred in prior calendar year.
    Required Step, CMS
  • Apr - May - Physicians & Teaching Hospitals review & dispute data.
    Information Only, CMS
  • May - June - Applicable Manufacturers & GPOs review & correct data.
    Information Only, CMS
  • June 30 - Data submitted for prior calendar year displayed on CMS public website.
    Information Only, CMS