Medical Record Signature Options – Retinal Physician

Medicare offers multiple ways to meet the requirement.

Everyone knows that medical records must be signed to be valid. Let’s review Medicare’s specific requirements.

  • Does Medicare look at provider signatures during an audit?
  • What are Medicare’s signature requirements?
  • What does Medicare consider an acceptable signature?
  • What is a signature log?
  • What is an attestation statement?
  • Is a signature retroactive?
  • Do I need to confirm the signatures of ancillary staff in the medical record or signature log?

This article was published in Retinal Physician, which is written by Corcoran’s Executive Vice-President, Suzanne Corcoran, COE. To view the entire article in Retinal Physician, click on the link below:;a-medical-record-signature-options

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