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Sunshine Act/CMS Open Payments System

This page provides instructions and other information about registering in the Open Payments system.  (While registration is a voluntary process for physicians and teaching hospitals, it is a requirement if you want to review and possibly dispute data submitted about you by the medical industry before it is made public.)  Emory strongly encourages you to register and review the data that may have been submitted related to you before this information is made public on September 30, 2014. Those affected by the program include:  Doctors of Medicine and Osteopath, Dental Surgeons, Dentists, Licensed Chiropractors, Optometrists, Podiatrists.

To learn more about the Open Payments System, a national disclosure program that publishes the financial relationships between the medical industry and healthcare providers and required as part of the Sunshine Act, please go to the CMS Open Payments web site.

Please find links to two documents: 

  1. Registration Instructions;
  2. FAQs about Open Payments. 

If you have any concerns during the registration process, please contact CMS directly: 1-855-326-8366 or via email at Additionally, the following is a link to CMS’s 360-page Open Payments User Guide.

Please contact Zainab Wurie if you have any questions.

Zainab Wurie Harvey, J.D.
Assistant Director, Faculty Affairs Administration
418 Williams Medical Education Building
Phone: (404) 727-3407