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Covered Recipients

Covered recipients include physicians (unless bona fide employees of the manufacturer) and teaching hospitals.

Physicians include U.S. licensed doctors of medicine and osteopathy, dentists, podiatrists, optometrists and chiropractors.  Excluded at this time are medical residents, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, physician assistants and pharmacists.

Teaching hospitals are institutions that received a payment(s) under a Medicare direct graduate medical education (GME), inpatient hospital prospective payment system (IPPS), indirect medical education (IME), or psychiatric hospital IME program during the last calendar year.  A published list is posted annually on the CMS website.

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