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Drug Industry Groups Urge CMS to Release Long-Delayed Sunshine Rule, Grant Them 180 Days to Comply

Aug. 21, 2012
Pharma trade groups are pressuring the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to release the nearly year-late Physician Payment Sunshine Act final rule immediately, but they urge the agency hold off on collecting data on drugmakers’ payments to physicians until 180 days after the rule comes out. Companies need this time for system development, implementation, testing and training, PhRMA and the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) said in a letter to the agency.
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