CMS reopens Open Payments system

The CMS has announced that it has reopened its Open Payments system to physicians and teaching hospitals. Sept. 8 is the deadline to complete the process of reviewing and disputing any data discrepancies. The date was extended to provide the original 45 days CMS said physicians and hospitals would have to review the data, but the system closed Aug. 2 after data-matching errors were found. In some cases, the wrong national provider identifiers (NPIs) were used; in others, physicians with the same first and last names were mismatched with payment (Read more...)

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