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Sunshine Act FAQs


  • What is the Sunshine Act? icon-down-arrow.png
  • What types of payments must be reported under the Sunshine Act? icon-down-arrow.png
  • How can I opt out of receiving transfers of value from Genentech? icon-down-arrow.png
  • WHAT IF MY STATE ALREADY HAS DISCLOSURE LAWS OR PROHIBITIONS? DOES THE SUNSHINE ACT REPLACE THOSE? icon-down-arrow.png
  • WHAT LEVEL OF DETAIL WILL THE REPORT HAVE? WILL IT CATEGORIZE PAYMENTS AND TRANSFERS OF VALUE BY ACTIVITY TYPE (E.G., SPEAKER PROGRAMS, ADVISORY BOARDS, CLINICAL TRIALS)? icon-down-arrow.png
  • CAN I SEE THE INFORMATION YOU'LL BE DISCLOSING BEFORE THE REPORT IS PUBLISHED? icon-down-arrow.png
  • What about samples? How will they be reported? icon-down-arrow.png
  • How will medical editing support be reported?icon-down-arrow.png
  • Can Genentech decline to report? icon-down-arrow.png
  • Why are some companies already reporting payments? icon-down-arrow.png
  • Where will reported payments be posted? icon-down-arrow.png
  • If I'm paid or provided a meal prior to August 1, 2013, will it end up on the Sunshine Act report? icon-down-arrow.png
  • What about my nurses and office staff? icon-down-arrow.png
  • If I am contracted to perform work for Genentech, and I direct you to pay my fee to another entity instead of me personally, how will that be reported under Sunshine? icon-down-arrow.png
  • IF I AM PAID BY A THIRD-PARTY VENDOR, IS MY FEE STILL REPORTABLE UNDER SUNSHINE? icon-down-arrow.png
  • What if I attend an independent/certified medical education activity that is supported by Genentech?icon-down-arrow.png
  • WILL THE PAYMENTS AND TRANSFERS OF VALUE I RECEIVE FOR INTERNATIONAL ENGAGEMENTS BE REPORTED? icon-down-arrow.png
  • WILL I BE TAXED ON THE REPORTED SPEND? icon-down-arrow.png
  • How will Genentech ensure that the data they post is accurate? icon-down-arrow.png
  • Will my interactions with Roche be reported on under the Sunshine Act? icon-down-arrow.png
  • Why doesn't the page load when I try to launch Sunshine Track? icon-down-arrow.png
  • Can I dispute my Sunshine-reportable Genentech payments in both Sunshine Track and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Open Payments dispute portal?icon-down-arrow.png
  • What if I dispute a 2013 payment after Genentech already submitted the report to CMS?icon-down-arrow.png
  • Where can I go for additional information on the CMS Open Payments dispute process?icon-down-arrow.png