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Doc database may soon include CME-related payments
Modern Healthcare

The Open Payments database may soon include information about some payments made by medical-device and drug companies to physicians for accredited continuing medical education activities.

The CMS on Monday updated the Open Payments website to clarify when manufacturers are required to report information about payments made for CME activities.

The Open Payments database provides detailed information about payments and other types of transfers of value made by industry to physicians and teaching hospitals.