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Stamped signatures are not acceptable. Palmetto GBA continues to receive medical records with stamped signatures. Stamped signatures are only permitted in the case of an author with a physical disability who can provide proof to CMS or a CMS contractor of an inability to sign due to a disability.
CMS would permit use of a rubber stamp for signature in accordance with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 in the case of an author with a physical disability that can provide proof to a CMS contractor of his/her inability to sign their signature due to their disability. By affixing the rubber stamp, the provider is certifying that they have reviewed the document.
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Last Updated: 06/20/2018