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Printed Date: 9/22/2015
Physician services to patients in a teaching facility are covered under Part B. Documentation can be typed, dictated, handwritten or computer-generated. Documentation must include the patient’s name, date of service, and legible signature or identity of the person entering the information and performing the service. Documentation must also identify, at a minimum:
Resource: CMS guidance regarding teaching physicians and documentation is available in the CMS Medicare Claims Processing Manual (Pub. 100-04), Chapter 12, Section 100 (PDF, 1.05 MB).
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