Federal Payment Sunshine Law: Implications for Manufacturers and Providers
Navigating the New Federal Mandate on Public Disclosure of Payments
Reporting requirement effective Jan. 1
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide guidance to legal or compliance advisors to manufacturers, physicians and teaching hospitals for navigating the Sunshine Law. The panel will offer practical strategies to ensure compliance with the new law and avoid costly mistakes or unexpected public disclosures.
- Overview of Sunshine Law requirements
- Who must report
- What must be reported
- Exclusions from reporting
- Implications of public disclosure
- Meeting general compliance challenges
- Identifying transfers of value to physicians and teaching hospitals, particularly when transfer is made to a third party other than a physician or teaching hospital
- Scope of exemptions from reporting
- Identifying and tracking transfers of value
- Reconciling different obligations under state and federal laws
- Compliance challenges for specific industries
- Pharmaceutical companies
- Medical device companies
- Implications and best practice responses for physicians and teaching hospitals
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What are the key requirements of the new Federal Payment Sunshine Law?
- Which categories of payments or transfers are exempt from the law's requirements?
- What steps should manufacturers and their counsel take immediately to ensure compliance with the new law?
- What steps should physicians, teaching hospitals and their counsel take to minimize increased liability exposure resulting from the new public disclosure requirements?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Eve M. Brunts
Ropes & Gray
She regularly advises clients on Medicare and Medicaid coverage, claims and payment requirements for a variety of... | Read More
She regularly advises clients on Medicare and Medicaid coverage, claims and payment requirements for a variety of services; Medicare and Medicaid managed care programs; the Medicaid drug rebate program; Medicaid state plan requirements; reimbursement for health care services in clinical trials; managed care contracting and state managed care laws; and federal and state fraud and abuse laws.Close
Bill McKenzie, CPA
Health Care Compliance Officer
DePuy Spine, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson Company
Director for Global Healthcare Compliance Operations