Key issues concerning PODs under the federal Sunshine Law
18 March 2013Health Alert
The final regulation implementing Section 6002 of the Affordable Care Act (Section 1128G of the Social Security Act), published in the Federal Register on February 8, 2013, includes provisions setting forth requirements for reporting on physician ownership and investment interests in Applicable Manufacturers (herein, AMs) (of drugs, medical devices, biologicals, and medical supplies) (herein, Covered Products) and Applicable Group Purchasing Organizations (herein, AGPOs). These provisions will be codified largely at 42 C.F.R. § 403.906 (definitions at 403.902).