Since the Physician Payments Sunshine Provision of the Affordable Care Act in 2013, medical supply manufacturers (i.e., industry) must report specific payments to physicians and medical teaching institutions. To ensure transparency, the information is centralized on the public US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Open Payments database. A research team recently assessed payments reported by authors of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAOph) Practice Pattern Guidelines compared with payments reported by industry to have been given to these authors to evaluate the disclosures’ accuracy and authors’ compliance to the Council of Medical Specialty Societies’ Code for Interactions with Companies. Industry reported physician guideline authors to have received significant industry payments, some of which were not disclosed within information of the guidelines. Read More