ACCME Commentary: Accredited CE and the CMS National Physician Payment Transparency Program

Published Date: 
February 14, 2013
Last Revised: 
February 14, 2013

In February 2013, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its final rule concerning the public reporting of payments to physicians from the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. The final rule creates a special exclusion for payments to speakers at accredited continuing education programs, if certain conditions are met. Listen as ACCME President and Chief Executive Officer, Murray Kopelow, MD, describes how this exclusion is an important validation of the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support.



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