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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Where There Is A Rule, There Are Exceptions

Although Medicare’s signature regulations are set in stone, there are specific exceptions when you can override them, as follows: Exception 1: Facsimiles of original written or electronic signatures are acceptable for the certifications of terminal illness for hospice. Exception 2: There are some circumstances for which an order does not need to be signed. For example, orders for clinical diagnostic tests [...]