AMA urges physicians to report conflicts of interest prior to Sunshine Act deadline

The Physician Payment Sunshine Act will require pharmaceutical and medical device companies to report on their interactions with physicians starting on Aug. 1, and the American Medical Association is urging physicians to report, update and correct their financial and conflict of interest disclosures.“The Sunshine Act affects all physicians with a current medical license and the changes are starting now,” Ardis Hoven, MD, president of the American Medical Association (AMA) stated in a press release. “Physicians should know that pharmaceutical and medical device companies must begin tracking and reporting information on (Read more...)

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