Guidance on Electronic Signatures Is Available

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For medical review purposes, Medicare requires that services provided/ordered be authenticated by the author. The method used shall be a handwritten or electronic signature. Stamped signatures are not acceptable.

Provider who need additional information on the guidelines for using an electronic signature may reference CMS' Medicare Program Integrity Manual

Download the Medicare Program Integrity Manual Chapter 3 - Verifying Potential Errors and Taking Corrective Actions