Sunshine Act Quiz #1

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Sunshine Act Quiz #1 - Quiz


This weekly quiz will help test your understanding of the new rules under the Sunshine act.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Under the Sunshine Act, do companies have to report product samples given to doctors?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    Any drug, device, biological or medical supply provided as a sample to a covered recipient that is intended for use by patients does not need to be reported. This includes single-use or disposable devices, demonstration devices or evaluation equipment provided to covered recipients that are intended for patient use.

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  • 2. 

    How long is the period during which manufacturers, GPOs, covered recipients, physician owners, physician investors can review data from the Sunshine Act?

    • A.

      30 days

    • B.

      45 days

    • C.

      100 days

    • D.

      200 days

    Correct Answer
    B. 45 days
    Explanation
    Applicable manufacturers, applicable group purchasing organizations, covered recipients, and physician owners or investors must have an opportunity to review and submit corrections to the information submitted for a period of not less than 45-days before CMS makes the information available to the public.

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  • 3. 

    True or False: Payments for ACCME-accredited CME are required to be reported.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    If payments are for CME programs accredited by ACCME, they do not need to be reported as long as the manufacturer does not pay or recommend faculty.

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  • 4. 

    How are charitable contributions made in a physician's name reported?

    • A.

      They are reported as an honorarium to the physician

    • B.

      They are reported as a meal to the physician

    • C.

      They are reported as a consulting fee with the physician as the covered recipient and the charity as the entity paid

    • D.

      They are not reported

    Correct Answer
    C. They are reported as a consulting fee with the physician as the covered recipient and the charity as the entity paid
    Explanation
    Charitable contributions made in a physician's name are reported as a consulting fee with the physician as the covered recipient and the charity as the entity paid. This means that the contribution is treated as a payment to the physician for their services, with the charity being the entity that made the payment. This reporting method ensures transparency and accountability for the charitable contributions made in the physician's name.

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  • 5. 

    What are the two requirements for a covered drug, device, biological, or medical supply to count as an entity whose manufacturer must comply with the Sunshine Act?

    • A.

      Payment for the product is available under Medicare, Medicaid, or CHIP

    • B.

      The product came out in the last 5 years

    • C.

      The product requires a prescription to be dispensed

    • D.

      The product is in pill form

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Payment for the product is available under Medicare, Medicaid, or CHIP
    C. The product requires a prescription to be dispensed
    Explanation
    The two requirements are:

    1) Payment for the product is available under Medicare, Medicaid, or CHIP

    2) The product equires a prescription to be dispensed (or, in case of device, a premarket approval by or notification to FDA)

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