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Title
Signature Requirements
Date
2012-10-01

Documentation must contain enough information to determine the date on which the service was performed or ordered. If the entry immediately above or below the entry is dated, medical review may reasonably assume the date of the entry in question.

Please refer to the Medicare Learning Network® (MLN) Complying With Medicare Signature Requirements [PDF, 536KB]  and the Medicare Program Integrity Manual, Chapter 3, Section 3.3.2.4.H, for more information.