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Who is the CMS Documentation Policy Going to Impact?

Posted by Peggy Fredrickson on Mar 20, 2018 8:00:00 AM


CMS Update Overview

- CMS has updated the E/M Service Documentation Provided by Students (Manual Update) effective March 5, 2018.

- The new update will remove the double-documentation process performed by teaching physicians. Moving forward, all documentation performed by medical students will be admitted into patient charts once verified by the teaching physician. 

- Teaching facilities will now have the opportunity to use scribes in more efficient areas, 


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Topics: medical scribes, CMS, CMS Update, Medical Students, Teaching Hospitals, Teaching Physicians, Medical Student Documentation, CMS Policy, CMS Manual Update


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