In Audit
Aug 4th, 2015
by John Verhovshek, MA, CPC The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requires that medical services provided or ordered be authenticated by the author’s handwritten or electronic signature. An electronic signature usually contains a date and timestamp, and a printed statement such as “electronically signed by” or “verified/reviewed by,” followed by the practitioner’s name ...
Oct 1st, 2010
Find out how it began and what holds true for 2011. By Lynn S. Berry, PT, CPC Seemingly out of nowhere, providers have been barraged with material regarding Medicare signature requirements. Why is there a new emphasis on something that should be standard practice? History in the Making When the November 2009 Comprehensive Error Rate ...