National Provider Call on Reviewing Open Payments Program Year 2016 Data – Registration Now Open

National Provider Call on Reviewing Open Payments Program Year 2016 Data – Registration Now Open

Thursday April 13, 2017 1:30pm – 3:00pm (ET)


Join the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on April 13, 2017 for an informative session on the Open Payments Review and Dispute process.

CMS will publish the Open Payments Program Year 2016 data and updates to the 2013, 2014, and 2015 program years on June 30, 2017. Physicians and teaching hospitals have the opportunity to review this data before it is published on June 30th. Review and dispute for the Program Year 2016 Open Payments data publication begins on Saturday, April 1, 2017 and will last until May 15, 2017.

This National Provider Call will provide physicians and teaching hospitals an opportunity to learn about the review and dispute process, including how to access the Open Payments system to review the accuracy of the data submitted before it is published on the CMS website.

A question and answer session will follow the presentation.


  • Overview of the Open Payments Program
  • Program Timeline
  • Registration Process
  • Critical deadlines for physicians and teaching hospitals

Target Audience: Physicians, teaching hospitals and physician office staff.

This MLN Connects Call is being evaluated by CMS for CME and CEU continuing education credit (CE). Refer to the call detail page for more information.

About The Author

Mr. Slocum is a senior member of the law firm of Slocum & Boddie, P.C., specializing in contract law, corporate issues, federal procurement and grant law, and executive estate planning. He has more than twenty years of experience and has represented hundreds of small businesses, universities, non-profit organizations, and even agencies of the federal Government. In addition, he has advised and trained universities, federal agencies and private businesses on management, mergers and acquisitions, contract negotiation, price and cost issues, contract administration, and other topics.


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