CMS returns one-third of Open Payments data due to errors

In an effort to ensure accurate information is included in their Open Payments database, CMS announced it has returned approximately one-third of records submitted to manufacturers and group purchasing organizations due to intermingled and erroneous data. In email correspondence, a CMS representative told that, after detecting such errors as incorrect payment records caused by a mix-up of national provider identifiers, CMS closed the reporting system.

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