October 22, 2015
This webinar was previously recorded on October 22, 2015.  To view the recorded version, please click here.

The Sunshine Act: One Year In

This webinar provided a summary of the Sunshine Act's progress and potential compliance implications one year after its implementation. The discussion included a review of the Sunshine Act's applicability, reporting elements and key components, recent updates to the Sunshine Act and highlight how CMS's program data is being published for the public. Understanding that payment transparency and comprehensive compliance programs are consistently a government hot topic, this presentation discussed the potential CMS enforcement and penalties under the Sunshine Act as well as addressed certain areas of other health care compliance risks for not only applicable manufacturer, but teaching hospitals and physicians as well.

On our agenda:
  • Overview of the Sunshine Act, including legislative, regulatory and guidance updates
  • Trends and perceptions based on the two cycles of Sunshine Act data published by CMS
  • CMS enforcement, targeted audits and potential to assess penalties
  • Understanding intersection of other health care compliance risks, including fraud and abuse implications

  • T. Jeffrey Fitzgerald, Shareholder, Polsinelli
  • Lauren Z. Groebe, Associate, Polsinelli