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Concerns grow over CMS missing Sunshine Act draft deadline as data collection start date looms

Monday, October 17, 2011

Industry groups have expressed concern about the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) missing its deadline for drafting regulations to implement the so-called sunshine law, which requires sponsors to publicly disclose payments to physicians and teaching hospitals. Pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies must begin collecting data to comply with the law in less than 11 weeks.

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