Signature Requirements Fact Sheet Now Available

Our attorneys are seeing an increase in Medicare claim denials resulting from the lack of valid practitioner signatures. A new publication from the Medicare Learning Network┬« titled “Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) Signature Requirements” provides the guidance necessary to avoid such denials. The fact sheet aims to educate health care providers on signature and supporting documentation requirements relating to claims submitted to Medicare. The fact sheet may be downloaded here.

For assistance in your audit defense or for more information on undertaking compliance, please contact Abby Pendleton, Esq. or Jessica L. Gustafson, Esq. at (248) 996-8510 or (212) 734-0128, or visit the HLP website.

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