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Date
2015-04-15
Event
Open Payments (Sunshine Act) 2015: Prepare to Review Reported Data
Topic
National Physician Payment Transparency Program (Open Payments)

When: Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Time:    2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Eastern Time

Description:
During this MLN Connects® National Provider Call, CMS provides a brief overview of the Open Payments national transparency program and highlights the parts of the program timeline when it is most critical for physicians and teaching hospitals to be aware and get involved. The call aligns with the beginning of the program phase when physicians and teaching hospitals are able to enter the Open Payments system and review the accuracy of data submitted about them, prior to the publication of this data on the CMS website.

The Open Payments website has important information about the program, including educational materials. CMS encourages all physicians and teaching hospitals, plus physician office staff members to visit this resource and become familiar with the Open Payments program.

Target Audience:  Physicians, teaching hospitals, and physician office staff

Call Materials: 
Slide Presentation [PDF, 1MB]

Audio Recording [ZIP, 17MB]

Written Transcript [PDF, 251KB]

Continuing Education Credit Information:

Review CE Activity Information & Instructions [PDF, 194KB] for specific details.

IACET Designation Statement

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEU(s) for this program. CEU will be awarded to participants who meet all criteria for successful completion of this educational activity. CEU credit for this course expires May 1, 2015.

ACCME Designation Statement

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Credit for this course expires May 1, 2015.

Accreditation Statements
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Registration: 
To register for an MLN Connects Call, please visit the MLN Connects Event Registration website.

Registration Assistance:

For More Information: 
For more information, please visit the Open Payments website.