CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) released its 2016 Open Payments Data on Friday, June 30, 2017. For fiscal year 2016, the total dollar amount of payments was $8.18 billion. General payment totals amounted to $2.80 billion; the total amount of research payments amounted to $4.36 billion; and the value of ownership or investment interest totaled $1.02 billion.
For complete statistics and information, visit the CMS website. Visitors to the site can compare year-to-year totals as well as payments to individual HCPs/HCOs, and how they compare to national averages.
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