The importance of signing encounters can be easy to overlook but shouldn’t be. A doctor’s signature at the conclusion of an encounter is their attestation to the truthfulness and accuracy of the medical record. In other words, it is the doctor’s word that what is in the chart actually took place. Without that verification in place, a 3rd party is provided room to argue that the encounter never took place and recoup payment in an audit. Thus, it’s very important to sign your encounters when your documentation has been completed.
Signing an encounter in RevolutionEHR is easy. On the Coding screen, select “Doctor Electronic Signature”:
Then enter your RevolutionEHR password to approve the encounter:
The indication of doctor signature will appear in place of the “Doctor Electronic Signature” button: