Exceptions.

Exceptions. The following are not ownership or investment interests for the purposes of this section:
(i) An ownership or investment interest in a publicly traded security or mutual fund, as described in section 1877(c) of the Act.
(ii) An interest in an applicable manufacturer or applicable group purchasing organization that arises from a retirement plan offered by the applicable manufacturer or applicable group purchasing organization to the physician (or a member of his or her immediate family) through the physician's (or immediate family member's) employment with that applicable manufacturer or applicable group purchasing organization.
(iii) Stock options and convertible securities received as compensation, until the stock options are exercised or the convertible securities are converted to equity.
(iv) An unsecured loan subordinated to a credit facility.
(v) An ownership or investment interest if an applicable manufacturer or applicable group purchasing organization did not know, as defined in this section, about such ownership or investment interest.

Source

42 CFR § 403.902


Scoping language

For purposes of this subpart, the following definitions apply:

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