Compliance & Transparency

KAVO KERR GROUP'S STATEMENT OF COMPLIANCE WITH THE FEDERAL PHYSICIAN SUNSHINE ACT

The Open Payments/Physician Payments Sunshine Act (“Open Payments”) was signed into law as part of the Affordable Care Act in March 2010. Official guidance on this law can be found on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) website http://go.cms.gov/openpayments For your convenience, the following was prepared from the official materials published by CMS and does not constitute legal advice.

What is Open Payments (Physician Payment Sunshine Provision)?

Section 6002 of the Federal Affordable Care Act includes the establishment of a transparency program, known as the National Physician Payment Transparency Program (commonly referred to as the Sunshine Act but officially referred to as “Open Payments”). Open Payments requires applicable manufacturers to report annually to CMS certain payments and other transfers of value provided to covered recipients.


Who is a “covered recipient” under Open Payments?


What transfers of value are reportable under Open Payments?


Who is responsible for reporting information under Open Payments to CMS?


When are the first reports due to CMS?


Will Covered Recipients have the opportunity to review reported payments made to them?


What is our company doing to help with the review process?


Where can additional information be found?


Where can I find more information about Open Payments?


KAVO KERR GROUP'S COMPREHENSIVE COMPLIANCE PROGRAM DECLARATIONS





A copy of our Company’s Compliance Program and this declaration may be obtained by calling
855-681-1978.