CMS to withhold even more data from Open Payment database

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid will likely withhold more data upon the public launch of the Open Payments database, which aims to disclose potential conflicts of interest among doctors, according to ProPublica. CMS confirmed two weeks ago that about a third of the data will not be published when the site goes live, but a source familiar with the matter told the publication that another batch of payments will be withheld so pharmaceutical companies and medical device makers can review the data. >> Read the full report at FierceHealthIT