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MedPAC > Recommendations > Public reporting of physicians’ financial relationships (1)

Public reporting of physicians’ financial relationships (1)

February 26, 2009

The Congress should require all manufacturers and distributors of drugs, biologicals, medical devices, and medical supplies (and their subsidiaries) to report to the Secretary their financial relationships with:
* Physicians, physician groups, and other prescribers;
* Pharmacies and pharmacists;
* Health plans, pharmacy benefit managers, and their employees;
* Hospitals and medical schools;
* Organizations that sponsor continuing medical education;
* Patient organizations; and
* Professional organizations.

Appeared in: March 2009 - Chapter 5

Topics: Drugs, Devices, and Tests.