The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has introduced free mobile apps to help physicians and businesses comply with the Physician Payments Sunshine Act and track financial arrangements they have with other physicians, hospitals, drug and device manufacturers, and other businesses. Following is the CMS announcement:

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services introduced two free mobile device applications to help physicians and health care industry users to track their payments and other financial transfers the industry will report under the OPEN PAYMENTS program (Physician Payments Sunshine Act).  Created by a provision of the Affordable Care Act, OPEN PAYMENTS creates greater public transparency about the financial transactions between doctors, teaching hospitals, drug and device manufacturers, and other health care businesses.

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