DC Roundup: Sun To Start Shining on Physician Payments
From here on out, drugmakers can bet their bottom dollar the sun'll be shining on their financial dealings with doctors and teaching hospitals, but there are still a lot of cobwebs that need to be cleared away as the Physician Payment Sunshine Act goes into effect today.
While most companies have been working hard to get prepared for the start of the new transparency requirements, "the Aug. 1 date has come up fast, and there's going to be an adjustment period," warned Jennifer Geetter, a partner at McDermott Will & Emery.
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