Clinical Research and the Sunshine Law: Will the Government Publish Your Name?
Currently, two regulatory events are traveling along side of each other, but not yet intersecting. That will change next year. The two regulations are the Public Health Service’s (PHS) Financial Conflict of Interest regulations and the Patient Protection and Accountable Care Act’s (PPACA) Physician Payments Sunshine Law provisions. This article will explain each of these regulations and demonstrate how they will coincide to impact a large number of hospitals and physicians.