“Sunshine” Law Would Require Pharma Companies to Post Payments to Docs

A new bill introduced in the U.S. Senate would require pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers to disclose the amount of money they give to doctors through payments, gifts, honoraria, travel, and other means.

The legislation, the Physician Payments Sunshine Act, was introduced September 6 by Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Herb Kohl (D-Wis.). The proposed federal legislation applies to companies with $100 million or more in annual gross revenues. The bill requires

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