Sunshine Act Disclosure Rule : Vendor Payments And Freebies On The Hot Seat

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
60 Minutes
Product Description

The Sunshine Act: Its Impact On Physicians And Pharmaceutical Companies!

After many years, the final rule implementing the “Sunshine Act” disclosure statute has
now seen the light of day. The rule details how drug companies and other vendors must disclose information about payments made to doctors and other health care providers. Now that the disclosures will go forward, there is a renewed spotlight on financial relationships between providers and the vendors who supply them.

Sign up for this vital audio conference presented by expert Wayne J. Miller, Esq. who'll summarize the procedures for disclosing payments and freebies between pharmaceutical companies and other vendors and health care providers. The rule dictates the specific types of transactions to be disclosed, what the written disclosure must include and how it is disseminated. Using different examples, the conference will explore possible exceptions to disclosure, as well as the extent to which health care providers can give input on the disclosure content.

With vendor payments and free items now under greater scrutiny, Wayne will also review the
anti-kickback and self-referral law risks of accepting payments and how to reduce such risks.

Take a look at what's covered:

PPACA: Sunshine Act beginnings & Requirements from the statute
Final rule highlights & Other Medicare standards
• Managed Care Contracts & Stark Implications
• Who must disclose vendor payments, and what must the disclosure include?
• Can recipients dispute a claimed payment before it’s disclosed?
• What happens to the information and who can access it?
• Will disclosures result in investigations of improper financial arrangements?
• What are best practices for providers as to vendors providing free lunches, etc.?
• How the Stark and anti-kickback laws impact vendor-provider financial arrangements?
• How to survive scrutiny of a disclosed payment?
• Final rule highlights & Other Medicare standards
• Conflict of interest policy applicability
• Short, long term actions to consider
Statutory Exceptions & FFS Billing Restrictions
• Ownership Disclosures & Report Content Detail
• Incidental Benefits, De Minimis Compensation & F&: Safe Harbors
• What to Report: Statute
• Reporting, Publication: Statute
• Violations: Statute
• And much more...

Who should attend? physicians, physician groups, practice managers, hospitals, administrators, consultants, drug companies, DME suppliers and others in related healthcare fields.

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About Our Speaker

Wayne J. Miller - Healthcare Compliance Expert

Wayne J. Miller, Esq., is a founding partner of the Compliance Law Group, Los Angeles, a law firm focused on health care industry legal compliance for clients nationwide. Wayne has practiced healthcare business and regulatory law throughout his 30-year career. His firm represents a wide range of healthcare industry clients throughout the nation. He is a frequent speaker for The Coding Institute national teleconferences on healthcare reimbursement, transactional and regulatory...   More Info
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