Data is submitted on an annual basis. Once submitted, physicians will have 45 days to review and dispute errors before public release. This information can be accessed on the Open Payments Portal and disputes can be submitted directly to CMS.
At Chiesi USA, we greatly value our relationships with healthcare practitioners and are committed to collecting and reporting this data as accurately as possible.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Applicable Manufacturer: A Manufacturer of at least one covered drug, device, biological or medical supply product is required to report payments or other transfers of value they make to physicians and teaching hospitals to CMS annually.
Covered Recipient: Any physician who is licensed in the U.S. or a teaching hospital that is on a list provided by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
Open Payments: Promulgated by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, the federal program that collects and makes information public about financial relationships between the health care industry and Covered Recipients.
Payment or Transfer of Value (TOV): A direct or indirect monetary or non-monetary reimbursement, compensation, charitable contribution, benefit or gift. Manufacturers are required to report all TOVs under one of 14 categories. These categories include: consulting fees, grants, research, honoraria, meals, travel, amongst others.
Sunshine Act: The Physician Payment Sunshine Act, more commonly known as the Sunshine Act, is a section of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 that requires pharmaceutical and medical device companies that participate in U.S. federal health care programs to report certain payments and items of value given to Covered Recipients.