Faxed Signatures OK, Stamped are Not, Electronic Permission for Hospices to Come

In response to member inquiries, the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) requested further clarification with regard to signature requirements for the interim between now and the issuance of the clarified Change Request (CR) 5550 (NAHC Report, Jan. 15). The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) responded to the following questions: NAHC:  There…