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Connecticut
overview transparency obligations

Latest update: 14 September 2018 | Important Notes

Report Due Date

July 1

Authority

Connecticut State Department of Consumer Protection per Senate Bill 257 “An Act Concerning Reporting of Payments by Manufacturers to Independently-Practicing Advanced Practice Registered Nurses”

Who Must Report

Pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers

Covered Recipients

Independently-practicing advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) (Connecticut provides a list of applicable APRNs)

Pharmaceutical Companies and Medical Device Companies

What is reported:

“Payment or other transfer of value” means a transfer of anything of value, except a transfer of value that is made indirectly to an APRN through a third party where the applicable manufacturer is unaware of the APRN’s identity, or meets the exclusion criteria for CMS Open Payments exclusions.

Data points to be disclosed:

  • Manufacturer name
  • Contact person name
  • Contact person email
  • Contact person phone number
  • Total value of payment to APRN)/li>

How to Report

The report should be emailed to DCP.DrugManufacturers@ct.gov with a subject of “APRN Payment Report”. An auto-response will be sent to the submitter’s email address and will serve as proof of submission.
Important notes:
  • This information is provided for your convenience and should not be construed as legal advice. The applicability of these requirements to your organization depends on individual circumstances. The information is not exhaustive.
  • Kindly check with your legal department and do not depend solely on the information provided here. Moreover, the rules mentioned could be subject to interpretation of local authorities/courts in the applicable jurisdiction. Lastly, be mindful of the latest update mentioned above. These rules and regulations change frequently, so it is important to determine whether the information reflects that most recent changes and is still applicable.
  • Reporting dates are related to the transparency obligation regarding transfers of value by pharmaceutical companies and/or medical device companies (excluding suppliers of in vitro diagnostics) to HCPs and HCOs. These often are based on laws or rules in codes of conduct of industry associations. (In such cases, your company only needs to disclose the transfers of value on the mentioned due date if your company is a member of that association).
  • “Due date” means the date on which the transfers of value need to be published. For example, the deadline for submitting/sending the complete information to the authority could be before the due date to give HCPs/HCOs the opportunity to check the data that the pharmaceutical companies/medical device companies are going to disclose.
  • The information does not take into consideration:
    • Transparency related to clinical trials (unless it concerns transfers of value as mentioned above)
    • Transparency related to patient organizations (unless the patient organization is considered an HCO)
  • If your company is a member of MedTech/EFPIA (or if the industry association your company belongs to is a member of MedTech/EFPIA), the due dates are as mentioned above for MedTech/EFPIA (end of June), unless a law/regulation specifically states otherwise (e.g., the jurisdiction is suspended/exempted from following MedTech/EFPIA).

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