Hologic and the U.S. Sunshine Act
Hologic is dedicated to the improvement of patient care through the provision of innovative, high quality and cost effective health care technologies. Hologic recognizes that adherence to ethical standards and compliance with applicable laws and regulations is critical to achieving this objective.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act or “Sunshine Act” requires biological, drug and medical device companies like Hologic to report to the federal government certain payments and other transfers of value made to physicians and teaching hospitals. Transactions subject to the disclosure requirements include, among other things, consulting payments, meals or travel expenses, and other items lawfully provided in the course of doing business with physicians and teaching hospitals. Hologic respects the interest of providing transparency in its relationships with health care providers and has disclosed applicable payments and transfers of value to the federal government in accordance with applicable law.
Hologic is committed to ensuring that all data disclosed under the Sunshine Act is accurate and complete. Should you have any questions regarding a disclosure made on your behalf by Hologic, please contact us at: [email protected].
For more information about the Sunshine Act, you may wish to visit the websites below which contain various resources and answers to frequently asked questions:
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Open Payments Website: http://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Legislation/National-Physician-Payment-Transparency-Program/index.html
American Medical Association Website: http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/advocacy/topics/sunshine-act-and-physician-financial-transparency-reports.page