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Answer: 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, 1.2 MB).
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