AHIMA has a good article addressing this.
Error Correction Process
When an error is made in a health record entry, proper error correction procedures must be followed:
•Draw a line through the entry. Make sure that the inaccurate information is still legible.
•Write “error” by the incorrect entry and state the reason for the error in the margin or above the note if room.
•Sign and date the entry.
•Document the correct information. If the error is in a narrative note, it may be necessary to enter the correct information on the next available line, documenting the current date and time and referring back to the incorrect entry.
Do not obliterate or otherwise alter the original entry by blacking out with marker, using whiteout, or writing over an entry.
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