Massachusetts Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Manufacturer Conduct Regulation (Mass. Code) and Similar State-Level Requirements

<p>The Massachusetts Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Manufacturer Conduct Regulation (Mass. Code) imposes a number of restrictions on pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturing companies’ (including distributors’) interactions with healthcare practitioners. The Mass. Code is intended to benefit patients, enhance the practice of medicine, and ensure that the relationship between pharmaceutical or medical device manufacturers and healthcare practitioners does not interfere with the independent judgment of healthcare practitioners.<span> This course provides an introduction to the Mass. Code. Topics in this course include: Scope; Data; Contracts, Audits, and Meals; Education, Conferences, and Meetings; Other Payments, and Disclosure of Payments. After completing this course, learners will be able to </span><span>recognize the provisions of the Mass. Code, 105 CMR 970.000, how to comply with new restrictions, and what some of the critical differences are between the Mass. Code and the AdvaMed and PhRMA Codes of Ethics.</span></p>

After this course learners will be able to recognize the provisions of the massachusetts pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturer conduct regulation (mass. code), 105 cmr 970.000. recognize how to comply with the new restrictions and what some of the critical differences are between the mass. code and the advamed and phrma codes of ethics.