CMS Provides Resources for Proper Compliance


A reminder from Practicefirst: The MLN Publications and Multimedia web page provides a complete listing of all national education products related to provider compliance. These products are available on the CMS website at:

MLN Publications & Multimedia

The publication section provides various resources regarding provider compliance, such as Medicare Signature Requirements. This particular publication was released in May, and references:

  • How CMS defines a handwritten signature

  • Rules regarding using a scribe when documenting medical record entries

  • What is required for a valid signature

  • How orders are treated differently than other medical documentation

  • and much more…..

Please reference the Medicare Signature Requirements fact sheet.

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