By David Mittleman

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), a federal agency tasked with administering government-subsidized health care access, has made public information detailing payments made by drug companies to health care providers. The information is being published in compliance with a provision in the Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”) and contains payments from the last 5 months of 2013. The Open Payments tool allows consumers, for the first time, to explore the relationship between their health care provider and medical drug and device companies.

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Information regarding payments made by pharmaceutical companies to doctors has been hard …read more