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The PhRMA Code (PHRMP)

Certification Training
Duration: 1.1 hours, Online (the average time to complete the training program, including final assessments).
Credits Hours: 1
Self-paced Training: 24/7 access to course.
Enrollment Period: 3 months.
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BioPharma Institute LogoTraining Program: The PhRMA Code
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Description: Online training with immediate access upon enrollment. BioPharma Institute Reviews
Federal and state governments have placed the healthcare fraud and abuse enforcement spotlight on the sales and marketing practices of pharmaceutical companies and the relationship of those companies to institutional and individual providers. In response, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) has adopted a set of guidelines for its members, entitled Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals. This course covers the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute, the main federal law that regulates the conduct the PhRMA Code addresses. This course also summarizes how the Office of Inspector General`s (OIG`s) and its impact on pharmaceutical companies` sales and marketing practices.

Certification Requirements: Students must view the entire program and successfully pass an online, multiple-choice final assessment with >80% passing grade within a 90 day period of time (180 days for Professional Certification Programs). Certificate is accessible in PDF format immediately after satisfying requirements.

The The PhRMA Code course is found in the following professional certification program(s):


1. Overview
2. Prohibited Conduct and Penalties
3. Safe Harbors
4. Special Fraud Alerts and OIG Guidance
5. Bottom Line
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6. Overview
7. Informational Presentations
8. Third-Party Educational Meetings
9. Scholarships and Educational Funds
10. Bottom Line
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11. Overview
12. Consultants
13. Educational and Healthcare Practice-Related Items
14. Speaker Training Meetings
15. Bottom Line
17. Handbook
18. Top 10
19. FAQs
20. Policies
21. Contact


Prohibited activities under the antikickback statute and potential penalties involved.
Exemption from the antikickback statute for certain business practices.
The OIG`s special fraud alerts and compliance guidance.

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Informational presentations by the pharmaceutical company or on its behalf.
Third-party educational or professional meetings.
Scholarships and other educational funds.

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Consulting and advisory arrangements.
Offering items and gifts in educational or healthcare practice settings.
Compensating participants in speaker training programs.

Online Training Program Benefits:

  • Immediate access to training: Instructions, username, password and receipt of payment emailed instantly upon online enrollment
  • Optimized for learning: Courses include voice-overs, easy navigation, progress checks, and high-quality animations to increase retention of subject matter
  • Self-paced courses: 24/7 access to individual courses for 90 days; and 180 days for professional certification programs
  • Flexible final assessments: Tests include multiple-choice questions and can be taken repeatedly until a passing score is achieved
  • Direct access to certificates: Documentation instantly available once course requirements have been fulfilled
  • Verification of training: Certificates can be verified online, and electronic badges are issued for all Professional Certification programs
  • Corporate reimbursements: Employers may pay for or reimburse employees for training. Purchase orders (POs) for both individual and group training are accepted
  • Corporate LMS solutions: All courses are SCORM compliant and can be delivered from most corporate Learning Management Systems
  • Secure and safe access: Website and LMS offer an encrypted connection with firewall protection and daily scans for optimal level of security and performance
  • Career advancement: Professional certifications may be helpful for those seeking new careers or transitioning to different positions within their organization

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