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CMS issues long-delayed rule on Sunshine Act
Modern Healthcare

The CMS has issued a long-delayed final rule for the Physician Payments Sunshine Act, setting out a timeline for implementation that is a year past what the healthcare reform law required.

The Sunshine Act aims to increase transparency and reduce the potential for conflicts of interest by gathering data about financial relationships between healthcare providers and manufacturers and making it available to the public. The final rule was released Friday.

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