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Signature requirement guidelines

Modified: 2/17/2017
When a medical reviewer contacts the provider requesting to submit an attestation statement or signature log to authenticate a medical record, the provider must submit the attestation statement or signature log within the following 20 calendar days.
Modified: 2/17/2017
This simulation provides direction on requirements of the physician’s signature for all medical documentation.
Modified: 2/16/2017
Modified: 2/16/2017
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requires that any Medicare service provided or ordered must be authenticated by the author -- the one who provided or ordered that service. This article outlines acceptable forms of authentication. [CR 6698]
Modified: 2/16/2017
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) change request (CR) 6698 (Signature Guidelines for Medical Review Purposes) clarifies Medicare signature requirements for all medical record documentation subject to medical review.
Modified: 12/10/2016
When a medical reviewer contacts the provider requesting to submit an attestation statement or signature log to authenticate a medical record, the provider must submit the attestation statement or signature log within 20-calendar days. [CR 6698]
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