Results 1 to 2 of 2

Doctor signature

  1. #1
    New Port Richey & Clearwater
    Question Doctor signature
    Medical Coding Books
    If a doctor gives you authoraztion to sign a appeal, dictation, claim form, etc is this a compliance issue?

  2. Default
    Absolutely. They're supposed to be the only ones that have access to their signatures. And office visitis and return orders have to be signed off by them before billing whatever it is. I don't remember exactly which, but either the January or February 2011 Coding Edge Magazines talk about this in detail.

    Sorry I couldn't help more, I just know that's a big no-no.

    Amanda, CPC
    Urology coder

Similar Threads

  1. Billing a non-par Doctor/ participating Doctor
    By yolandasimmons in forum Billing/Reimbursement
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 08-12-2014, 08:06 AM
  2. Signature
    By asp9325 in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 08-28-2013, 10:36 PM
  3. Co- signature
    By veloso in forum E/M
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 09-20-2012, 09:45 AM
  4. Co-signature
    By veloso in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 04-05-2011, 08:47 AM
  5. Replies: 2
    Last Post: 01-27-2009, 09:14 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.