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Physician signing w/nurse on phone messages

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    Is there any documentation that says the physician has to sign off on the nurse phone message with or without standing orders?

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    IN OUR OFFICE THAT IS THE POLICY.i HAVE NEVER ACTUALLY SEEN DOCUMENTATION TO THAT. I HAVE BEEN IN THE MEDICAL FIELD FOR SIX YEARS. I THINK IT IS MORE OR LESS A CYA (COVER YOUR A**)UNLESS SOMEONE CAN GIVE DOCUMENTATION TO. MYSELF PEROSNALLY I WANT MY
    2 PHYSICIANS TO SIGN OFF ON EVERYTHING I DO SO, IF THERE IS A ,MISTAKE THEY WOULD EITHER CATCH IT OR TAKE RESPONSIBLITIY ALSO.
    KATHY H. HARDWICK-CPC
    AYNOR, SC

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