Physician Financial Interests and CMS Open Payments (RP2004E)

Dallas, TX US
April 28, 2020

This session will present material relevant to CMS Open Payments, a federally mandated program whereby drug and device manufacturers report payments made to physicians and teaching hospitals.  The session will review the history of open payments, the current requirements for open payments, how to navigate the Open Payments web site, and how physicians can review payments attributed to them as well as how to dispute inappropriately attributed payments.


Target Audience

Physicians (M.D./D.O.), dentists, chiropractors, and podiatrists who work at and/or are affliated with UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Learning Objectives

After this session,  physicians will the able to:

1) Describe the history of CMS Open Payments and its requirements
2) Dispute and defend inappropriately attributed payments.
3) Navigate the Open Payments system and keep their information up-to-date
4) Explain the public's perception and their use of Open Payments data.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 Ethics
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
04/28/2020 - 4:00pm
Event ends: 
04/28/2020 - 5:00pm
Online CME Activity
UT Southwestern Medical Center
5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75390
United States

Stacy Pritt, DVM, MS, MBA, CPIA, DACAW
Assistant Vice President
Conflict of Interest and Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Meredith Brown Noto, MA, CPIA, CHRC
Assistant Director
Conflict of Interest and Export Control
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Ethics Credit

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates this activity, "Physician Financial Interests and CMS Open Payments," for 1 hour in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.


Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 Ethics


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To register:

  1. Create an account in EthosCE, online learning management system, by selecting the "create an account" link or "login" to your existing account.
  2. Return to this course page and select the "Take Course" button.
  3. Registration will be completed.

Required Hardware/software

Operating system

  • Windows 7 - Windows 10
  • Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) - macOS Catalina (10.15)
  • Linux
  • Google Chrome OS
  • Android OS 5 (Lollipop) - Android 9 (Pie)
  • iOS 10 - iOS 12
  • Windows Phone 8+, Windows 8RT+

Web browser

  • Google Chrome (most recent 2 versions)
  • Mozilla Firefox (most recent 2 versions

Internet connection

  • Computer: 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
  • Mobile device: 3G or better (WiFi recommended for VoIP audio)


  • GoToWebinar desktop app
  • GoToWebinar mobile app
  • JavaScript enabled


  • Microphone and speakers (USB headset recommended)

Mobile device

  • iPhone 4S or later
  • iPad 2 or later
  • Android OS 5 (Lollipop) - Android 9 (Pie)