More Data to Be Kept from Doc Payments Database

August 29, 2014 7:02 PM

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A new problem has emerged with the federal government's Open Payments system, which is supposed to go live Sept. 30 and disclose payments to physicians by pharmaceutical and medical device companies.

Now, a source familiar with the matter tells ProPublica that CMS won't disclose another batch of payments: research grants made by pharmaceutical companies to doctors through intermediaries, known as contract research organizations. In these cases, doctors apparently have not been given a chance to ...

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