The governmental order on the unique public website set up under the French sunshine regulations was published today. The order provides details on this website, managed by the French authorities, which will make available to the public the information to be reported by the industry under the sunshine regulations.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released nineteen new FAQs on the Open Payments Program, under the Federal Physician Payments Transparency Act. Effective August 1, 2013, applicable manufacturers will need to begin tracking payments and transfers of value under the Open Payments Program (also known as the federal Sunshine requirements). The new
Sunshine regulations were introduced to French law pursuant to a law dated 29 December 2011 (aka. Bertrand law), and completed by the French Decree n°2013-414 recently published on 22 May 2013. These texts also impacted the French Anti-Benefits regulations introduced in France by French law n°93-121 dated 27 January 1993.