Physician Groups Push Senate Bill Waiving CME From Sunshine Reporting

July 18, 2016 at 5:37 PM
The American Medical Association, joined by dozens of specialty groups and state medical societies, has thrown its support behind a Senate bill that would exempt certain continuing medical education from Sunshine Act reporting requirements. The groups say passage of the bill is urgently needed because CMS has already "chilled the dissemination of medical textbooks and peer-reviewed medical reprints and journals" and appears ready to also stifle access to independent certified and/or accredited CME. The groups recently wrote to bill sponsor...

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