Healthcare Professional Financial Transparency Reporting
Biogen is committed to meeting all global transparency requirements, including the Physician Payments Sunshine Act in the United States and the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) Disclosure Code in the European Union. As is our obligation, we record all transfers of value to healthcare professionals and organisations and report pursuant to the applicable local codes and laws. We take care to ensure that the data that we submit is as detailed, comprehensive and clear as possible. This information is an important part of our ongoing collaboration with the healthcare community. Ultimately, the data we submit today can benefit patients in the future.
In Australia: As a member of Medicines Australia, Biogen Australia Pty Ltd endorses the Medicines Australia Code of Conduct and has undertaken to be open and transparent when we provide a reportable payment or transfer of value to a healthcare professional.
Reportable payments or transfers of value are:
- Payments for the provision of services, such as: giving a lecture, chairing an educational meeting, providing advice as a member of an Advisory Board or as a Consultant
- Airfares, accommodation and/or conference registration fees to attend medical education as part of those services
Biogen Australia has prepared reports for publication in accordance with the Medicines Australia Code of Conduct, Edition 19 and Australia’s Privacy legislation.
All Biogen Australia transparency reports published after 30 August 2019, is held in a database administered by Medicines Australia. This database is designed to be searchable as well as downloadable as a CSV file. For further information about the details in reports published from September 2019 onwards, or to search the Medicines Australia database, please visit www.DisclosureAustralia.com.au.
To comply with our privacy obligations, the reports may be amended from time to time. Any use or disclosure of the data by a third-party is the responsibility of that third-party who must comply with the Australian Privacy Act 1988.
For further information about the details in the report, please go to www.MedicinesAustralia.com.au.