Pre-publication Review and dispute for the Program Year 2018 Open Payments data publication began on April 1, 2019 and will end on May 15, 2019. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will publish the Open Payments Program Year 2018 data and updates to the previous program years’ data in June 2019.
Physician and teaching hospital review of the data is voluntary, but strongly encouraged. Please keep in mind the following:
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If you have never registered with Open Payments before:
Make sure you have your National Provider Identifier (NPI) number and State License Number (SLN). Initial registration is a two-step process:
For users who have previously registered: Users that have registered during previous program years do not need to re-register.
Please note: If the account has not been accessed for within the last 60 days the account will have been locked due to inactivity. To unlock an account go to the CMS Enterprise Portal, enter your user ID and correctly answer all challenge questions to gain access to your account. You will be prompted to create a new password.
If the account has not been accessed for 180 days or more, the account will be deactivated. To reinstate the account contact the Open Payments Help Desk at 1-855-326-8366; (TTY line: 1-844-649-2766)
For more information about the registration process, visit the physician and teaching hospital registration page on the Open Payments website.
Need help or have questions? Contact the Open Payments Help Desk at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-855-326-8366 (TTY Line: 1-844-649-2766). The Help Desk is available Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. (ET).
The Help Desk refers media inquiries to CMS’ Press Office for response.
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