Health Information Management

News: CMS clarifies use of signature stamps

CDI Strategies, December 11, 2008

Since CDI professionals are on the front lines of reviewing physician documentation, they should be aware of recent guidance changes from CMS concerning physician signature stamps. They can help ensure compliance to the new rules by starting discussions with their compliance, finance, and operations staff, as well as communicating this new requirement to clinical and nursing staff, medical staff, and physicians.

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