'Cures' Draft Bill Includes CME Exemption To Sunshine Law

/ January 28, 2015 at 9:19 PM
Continuing medical education (CME) stakeholders are buoyed by inclusion of a bipartisan CME exemption from reporting under the Open Payments Program (Sunshine Law) in the House 21st Century Cures draft legislation released Tuesday (Jan. 27). Stakeholders have been confused as to whether payments from drug and device manufacturers to support CME events now need to be reported following CMS' move to ax the CME exclusion in its 2015 final Physician Pay Rule. One CME stakeholder said his group appreciates the...

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