Docs Fear For Reputations Under Final Sunshine Rule

Law360, New York (February 7, 2013, 6:55 PM EST) -- Doctors concerned that their reputations could be damaged by inaccurate public reporting of payments they've received from drug and device makers did not find much relief in the final version of the physician payment sunshine rule, which offers doctors little time to dispute information before it's published.

The final rule, released last week, leaves a window of 60 days for physicians to review and dispute the payment information submitted by manufacturers, and to agree on corrected information, before the information is published.

Ahead of the final...
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