CMS Releases 2016 Open Payments Data

07.07.17 | By Michael Arbini

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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