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Find resources for all site visitors as well as specific resources for applicable manufacturers and GPOs and resources for physicians and teaching hospitals.

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General Resources

NEW: 2014 Open Payments Program Overview and Enhancements – Video Tutorial
Affordable Care Act Section 6002 Final Rule
Physician Fee Schedule (Updates to Open Payments Final Rule, Nov. 2014)
Data Dictionary and Methodology Document [PDF]
Open Payments System User Guide [PDF]
Fact Sheet for Patients [PDF]
Mobile App FAQs [PDF]
Mobile QR Code Documentation [PDF]

Resources for Applicable Manufacturers and GPOs

Data Collection
Take Action
2015 Reporting Cycle: Teaching Hospital List [October 2014 [XLSX] / [PDF]
2014 Reporting Cycle: Teaching Hospital List [October 2013 [XLSX] / [PDF]
2013 Reporting Cycle: Supplemental Teaching Hospital List [PDF]
2013 Reporting Cycle: Teaching Hospital List [zipped XLS] / [CSV] / [PDF]
User Registration
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Applicable Manufacturer and GPO Registration and Re-Certification – Quick Reference Guide [PDF]
     High-level instructions for reporting entities to complete Open Payments system registration and re-certification.
User Roles, Self-Nominations, and Accepting/Rejecting Nominations – Quick Reference Guide [PDF]
    High-level instructions explaining reporting entity user roles, how to nominate yourself for a user role, and accepting/rejecting nominations from others (for users who are not officers).
User Roles, Nominations, and Approving/Rejecting Self-Nominations – Quick Reference Guide [PDF]
    High-level instructions explaining reporting entity user roles, how to nominate others for a user role, and approving/rejecting self-nominations (for users who are  officers).
Data Submission & Attestation
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Applicable Manufacturer and GPO Removed Records Report - Quick Reference Guide [PDF]
Attestation Language [PDF]
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These sample files show the exact format to be used by reporting entities to upload data in the Open Payments system.
CSV Sample File: General Payments [CSV]
    The CSV sample file to be used for submitting general payments.
CSV Sample File: Research Payments [CSV]
    The CSV sample file to be used for submitting research payments.
CSV Sample File: Physician Owner/Investor [CSV]
    The CSV sample file to be used for submitting ownership/investment interests.

Resources for Physicians and Teaching Hospitals

Overview
Learn
Fact Sheet for Physicians [PDF]
Registration, User Roles and Nominations
Learn
Nominating a Physician Authorized Representative and Accepting/Rejecting Nominations [PDF]
    High-level instructions for a physician to nominate their authorized representative, and for the nominee to accept/reject the nomination.
Teaching Hospital Registration – Quick Reference Guide [PDF]
    High-level instructions for teaching hospitals to complete Open Payments system registration.
Teaching Hospital User Roles and Nominations – Quick Reference Guide [PDF]
    High-level instructions explaining teaching hospital user roles, how to nominate others or yourself for a user role, and approving/rejecting nominations.
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Taxonomy / Specialty Lookup Document [PDF]