MITA Statement on Physician Payment Sunshine Act Final Regulations

02.01.13

Washington, D.C. – The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) issued the following statement today in response to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ release of a final rule on the implementation of the Physician Payment Sunshine Act:

“MITA and our member companies have long supported the Sunshine Act and commend CMS for issuing the final regulations. We appreciate that CMS has given device manufacturers 180 days after publication to implement the final regulations, so that our members have sufficient time to successfully implement the law.  MITA looks forward to conducting a thorough review of the rule, so we are able to help our members fully understand the provisions.”

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 The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA), a division of NEMA, is the collective voice of medical imaging equipment, radiation therapy and radiopharmaceutical manufacturers, innovators and product developers. It represents companies whose sales comprise more than 90 percent of the global market for medical imaging technology. For more information, visit www.medicalimaging.org.