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Pay Attention to Medicare Guidelines Before Documentation Sign Off

These 5 simple steps will help you avoid claims denials, compliance issues. Making sure the right person signs medical documentation in the right way may seem like a trivial component of your job. Yet “signature issues are among the biggest findings in the comprehensive error rate testing (CERT) and medical error rate programs,” said NGS Medicare’s Gail O’Leary during the MAC’s Sept. [...]