Low Physician Registration Spurs Concern Over Open Payments' Accuracy

Some stakeholders expressed concern Tuesday (Sept. 30) about the relatively small number of physicians who registered for the Open Payments system, saying the website's accuracy could be questionable because of the large number of physicians that didn't register and were therefore unable to dispute any industry payments inaccurately linked to them prior to publication of the site. The drug industry and other stakeholders also questioned whether the context CMS provided on the website was enough to help the public understand...

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