Open Payments Resources for Reporting Entities

Resources for Reporting Entities

These resources provide important information for reporting entities. We also have general resources and resources for covered recipients.

Open Payments User Guide for Reporting Entities (PDF)
A detailed resource to help reporting entities understand how the Open Payments system works

User Registration

Data Collection

Data Submission & Attestation

Data submission and attestation are important steps that require attention to detail. The resources below will help you understand all aspects of the process.

General Guides

Submission Sample Files

Use the sample files below to format your data correctly for upload into the Open Payments system.

Program Year 2023
ONLY use these files for records dated from January 1, 2023 and onward:

Program Years 2021 to 2022
ONLY use these files for records dated from January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2022:

Program Years 2016 to 2020
ONLY use these files for records dated from January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2020:

Program Years 2013 to 2015
ONLY use these files for records for PY 2013-2015:

Program Years 2013 and Onwards: Physician Owner/Investor
This sample file should be used for submitting ownership/investment interests for all program years.

Submission Data Mapping Resources

The files below will help you format your data submissions and understand any error codes you might encounter.

The Submission Data Mapping Document explains each data element name in the Open Payments system and shows the corresponding field name in the CSV sample file.

The Change Summary documents detail the changes made since the prior update; review page 1 of each Change Summary for instructions on how to use the Submission Data Mapping document and understand updates.

Submission Data Mapping Document

Change Summary

Record Date Range

Program Year (PY) 2023 (XLSX) Program Year (PY) 2023 (PDF) On or after January 1, 2023
Program Years 2021-2022 (XLSX) Program Years 2021-2022 (PDF) January 1, 2021 – December 31, 2022
Program Years 2016-2020 (XLSX) Program Years 2016-2020 (PDF) January 1, 2016 – December 31, 2020
Program Years 2013-2015 (XLSX) Program Years 2013-2015 (PDF) January 1, 2013 – December 31, 2015

Review and Dispute

These resources will help you when resolving disputes.

Program Expansion

Open Payments expanded in 2021 to include five new covered recipient types. Learn more on the Newly Added Covered Recipients page.

For information about changes that will affect Applicable Manufacturers and Group Purchasing Organizations, visit the Changes for Reporting Entities page.

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09/27/2023 10:56 AM