id:
10

Title:
New Health Law Will Require Industry To Disclose Payments To Physicians

Description:
Doctors who accept speaking fees, five-star meals and other compensation from pharmaceutical or medical device companies will soon see their names – and the value of the gifts they accept – revealed on the Web, under a new federal law that follows several states in drawing attention to such financial benefits.

The experience of one of those states – Vermont – suggests that highlighting the medical industry's largesse may curb the payments.

Article Date:
4/26/2010

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createdate:
5/24/2010 12:47:38 AM

createid:
Randall