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Signature Guidelines for Scribes in an EHR

  1. Unhappy Signature Guidelines for Scribes in an EHR
    Medical Coding Books
    Can ANYONE dirext me to anything on this subject in CMS? I have looked at the signature guidelines etc. I know that apparently they have left this up to individual MAC discretion. I completed a review on a provider and in the Electronic health record the person that 'entered: the note was listed as a "physician scribe" on the account. NO where in the note is there a signature or any reference that a scribe was used? Is this OK?
    I say no based on a finding that i had from this particular MAC BUT I am being asked for CMS actual guidelines....AHIMA and the Joint Commission have a lot out there...can anyone help me PLEASE?

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    Default Signatures
    Here is the URL for CMS guidelines which will have the information regarding signatures. http://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-G...s/pim83c03.pdf
    Hope this helps.

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