Published June 9, 2021

On-Demand Webinar: Under the Influence — What You Need to Know About Conflicts of Interest and the Open Payments Database

PYA Principal Shannon Sumner, Chief Compliance Officer, and Director of Business Intelligence and Analytics Jason Hardin presented a complimentary 30-minute live webinar on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. They shared best practices related to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Open Payments Registry. The discussion included a demonstration of PYA’s Open Payments Dashboard and insights learned from recent compliance reviews.

Key points included:

  • Organizational policies and procedures for conflict-of-interest identification.
  • Management of policies and procedures and ongoing auditing and monitoring.
  • Office of the Inspector General (OIG) alerts regarding speaker programs.
  • Incorporation of OIG alerts and other government actions into a robust conflict-of-interest compliance program.


This webinar is part of PYA’s twice-monthly “Healthcare Regulatory Roundup” series in which experts from across the firm provide practical insights on the latest regulatory developments. 

If you would like information about open payments, PYA’s open payments dashboard, or compliance, contact a PYA executive below at (800) 270-9629.

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