There are two groups of participants in the Open Payments program. Reporting entities include applicable manufacturers and group purchasing organizations, or drug and medical device companies. Covered recipients include:
- Any physicians (with the exception of medical residents) who are not employees of the reporting entity
- Certain non-physicians
- Teaching hospitals that receive payments for Medicare direct graduate medical education (GME), inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) indirect medical education (IME), or psychiatric hospital IME programs
Learn more about the roles and responsibilities for each group:
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