CMS Announces the Beginning of the 45 Day Open Payments Review and Dispute Period

April, 5, 2016

On Friday, April 1, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the beginning of the 45 day Open Payments Review and dispute period.   After the conclusion of the review and dispute period on May 15, CMS will publish the 2015 payment data and updates to the 2013 and 2014 data on June 30, 2016.  Physicians planning to review their 2015 Open Payments Data should test their CMS Enterprise Portal (EIDM) logon credentials beforehand.  Locked accounts and other logon issues can be troubleshooted by visiting Frequently Asked Questions for EIDM Users

Please refer to the AMA website or to CMS guidance for step-by-step instructions on how to register to review and dispute your data.  For answers to additional questions, please email Medicare’s Open Payment Help Desk at, or call (855) 326-8366.