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Documentation Compliance: Use of a Rubber Stamp for Signature

Friday, May 24, 2013   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Brian Lagana
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Documentation Compliance:  Use of Rubber Stamps for Signature

For medical review purposes, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requires that services ordered/provided be authenticated by a handwritten or electronic signature. With few exceptions, stamped signatures are not acceptable as described in Chapter/Section 3.3.2.4 of the "Medicare Program Integrity Manual."  Click here for the complete article.

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