Dollars for Doctors

How Industry Money Reaches Physicians

ProPublica is tracking the financial ties between doctors and medical companies.

Doctors on Pharma Payroll: What Our Partners Found

While it’s not illegal for doctors to promote prescription drugs and accept payments from drug companies, such arrangements do raise ethical questions that some institutions have found concerning enough to try to limit.

Editor's Note: Dollars for Docs

The stories ProPublica is publishing today on the drug industry are part of a broader effort to expand the possibilities of collaborative journalism.

Lawsuits Say Pharma Illegally Paid Doctors to Push Their Drugs

Pharma companies are being accused in lawsuits of paying doctors to push off-label uses of their drugs or financially rewarding doctors for prescribing their brand-name medications.

Consumer Reports: Most Patients Worry About Pharma Payments to Doctors

A Consumer Reports survey has found that patients say they would be concerned about the quality of care they receive from a doctor who is paid to promote a drug. And they said they want to know about such payments.

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