CMS – Open Payments National Provider Call

March 5, 2018


Open Payments National Provider Call: The Program and Your Role

Wednesday March 14, 2018 2:00pm – 3:00pm (ET)


Join the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on March 14, 2018 for an informative session on the Open Payments Program and the upcoming review, dispute and correction processes.

Industry is currently submitting data to the Open Payments system on payments or transfers of value made to physicians and teaching hospitals during 2017. CMS will publish the Open Payments Program Year 2017 data and updates to previous program years in June 2018. Beginning in April, physicians and teaching hospitals have 45 days to review and dispute records attributed to them.

During this call, find out how to access the Open Payments system to review the accuracy of the data submitted about you before it is published on the CMS website.

A question and answer session will follow the presentation.


  • Overview of the Open Payments Program
  • Program Timeline
  • Program Roles
  • Registration Process

Target Audience: physicians, teaching hospitals and office staff.

CMS requests that all press inquiries related to this call and the Open Payments program are sent to the CMS press office mailbox at Please include your professional contact information, specific concerns, and your deadline.

Note: The Review and Dispute period is targeted to begin on April 1, 2018 and end on May 15, 2018

Questions — Contact Live Help Desk

Need help or have questions? Contact the Open Payments Help Desk at or call 1-855-326-8366.

The Help Desk is available Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. (ET), excluding Federal holidays.

The Help Desk refers media inquiries to CMS’ Press Office for response.

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