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Will the Open Payments public portal open today and will the data reveal the industry’s real relationships?

From a conversation with a representative from the Open Payments help desk last Friday, we learned that CMS intends to go live and make the public portal accessible today—Tuesday, September 30. That representative also recommended that people register at the CMS list serve in order to receive an email notification with details on how to […]

MediSpend Alert: PhRMA Asks for CMS Transparency

August 26, 2014

Hot off the press from The Wall Street Journal comes a press release and statement from Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) Assistant General Counsel, John Murphy. He noted that PhRMA member companies“ submitted their data in a manner consistent with the reporting rules outlined by the agency,” and he publicly […]

MediSpend Alert: CMS Alters Data Matching Algorithm

August 21, 2014

Last Friday, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced modifications to previously provided matching algorithms requiring manufacturers to now match additional data elements in the NPPES or PECOS data sets. As a result of the CMS modifications to the matching algorithms, all manufacturers are experiencing the removal of previously submitted records […]

MMIS Offers its MediSpend Validate Tool for Free in Response to Industry Frustration with CMS Sudden Changes to Data Matching Algorithms

Portsmouth, NH August 22, 2014—
MMIS, Inc., the leading provider of compliance solutions for pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, announces today that its MediSpend Validate tool will be available for free to manufacturers to help them validate their data against just-announced revisions to CMS’ Open Payments reporting requirements.

MediSpend Validate allows organizations to upload Open […]

EDG Partners Invests in MMIS, Inc.

Portsmouth, NH August 13, 2014—MMIS, Inc., the creator of the MediSpend global compliance and transparency family of products, announced an investment by EDG Partners, a private equity firm. The investment will enable MMIS to enhance and expand its global offerings, increase sales and marketing activities, and add to its talented engineering, operations, marketing and sales […]

Experts at MMIS and Huron Consulting Group to Lead Data Validation and Certification Workshop at the West Coast Fifth Annual Forum on Transparency & Aggregate Spend on April 23, 2014

PORTSMOUTH, NH April 17, 2014 Newswise— Phase I reporting for Open Payments ended on March 31st, and companies are now actively preparing for the Phase II reporting deadline, which is expected to commence in May or June. With just weeks to prepare for the next submission deadline, this workshop will offer timely expert advice and […]

In Response to Imminent March 31st Deadline, MMIS Launches MediSpend® Validate, the Solution to CMS Phase I Reporting for Life Science Companies

PORTSMOUTH, NH March 31, 2014 Newswise — MMIS launches MediSpend® Validate the first, free Open Payments validation and analysis tool for life science companies in the US. MediSpend® Validate has enhanced functionality to easily generate the CMS Phase I report as required by CMS for submission on or before March 31, 2014.

“This is […]

MMIS Hosts Time Sensitive Webinar Series for MediSpend Customers in Preparation for Imminent CMS Phase I and Phase II Reporting Deadlines

PORTSMOUTH, NH March 17, 2014 — The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, (CMS), recently announced that the Open Payments registration and data submission for the Physician Payments Sunshine Act will now involve a two-phased reporting approach. The compliance dates for Phase I (February 18 through March 31) requires user registration in CMS’ Enterprise Portal (the […]

MMIS, Inc. Develops Free Validation Solution to Help Life Science Companies Meet the OPEN PAYMENTS Federal Reports March 31st Deadline

PORTSMOUTH, NH February 5, 2014 Newswise — MMIS launches MediSpend® Validate the first, free Open Payments validation and analysis tool for life science companies in the US. MediSpend® Validate has enhanced functionality to easily generate the CMS Phase I report as required by CMS for submission on or before March 31, 2014.

“This is a […]

OPEN PAYMENT Resources Available Online

On April 18, 2013, as part of The National Physician Payment Transparency Program (OPEN PAYMENTS) initiative, CMS launched a new website to provide an informational resource to stakeholders.  Section 6002 of the Affordable Care Act, referred to as OPEN PAYMENTS, has been established to create greater transparency around financial relationships […]