AAPC - Back to school
Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: patient name

  1. #1

    Default patient name

    AAPC: Back to School
    Does the patient name and DOS need to appear on each page even if can tell "belongs" with another page
    thank you

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    North Carolina


    This may be a carrier issue but my recommendation is to have the name and DOS on each page for a solid paper trial. I have heard some consultants/auditors state that they would not accept a record unless this information is present on each page.

    My carrier has CERT recommendations listed on their site...

    "All notes shall contain the patient's name and be dated and signed by the author".


  3. #3


    thank you!

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 7
    Last Post: 05-19-2016, 08:23 PM
  2. new patient vs established patient guidelines in a SNF-please help
    By CTRAVIS in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 03-27-2014, 08:46 AM
  3. Hospital In patient and out patient coding trainer required
    By meeramohanakrishnan in forum Job Postings
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 09-20-2011, 06:58 PM
  4. Replies: 2
    Last Post: 06-16-2011, 07:13 AM
  5. how to code a patient visit when the patient is seen by two physicians
    By lnaschke in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 03-25-2009, 09:39 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?


Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.