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Gov’t website for doc payments not up to snuff
San Francisco Chronicle

Although it’s called “Open Payments,” the government’s new website doesn’t make it easy to find out whether your doctor is getting freebies, travel or other financial benefits from drug companies and medical device manufacturers.

This should be a clue: The website lacks a “Find Your Doctor” button.

The Obama administration says consumers will start seeing some improvements later this month, particularly when it comes to navigation.