Document Type - Physician Authorization
Document Type - Physician Authorization requires physician approval via signature in order to continue patient care and typically contains a space for "Physician Signature." This feature allows the user to view, modify or delete physician authorization. The feature also allows user to add or view a list of action notes for a specific physician.
Requires physician signature for approval to continue patient care and typically contains a space for 'Physician Signature.'
Approval may be required by insurance companies to continue with specific medications or equipment, or to continue care from a specialist or nursing home. Requests for provider confirmation of awareness of patient admission to a hospital can also be found here. By default, physician authorization documents are created in an open status.
Physician Authorization – Care Plan Oversight: Documentation submitted by visiting nurses, physical therapists, rehabilitation facilities, etc., regarding plans of action for patients.
Typically requires a physician's signature or approval and needs to be faxed to the sending facility.
Note: Subclassification is not necessary for this document class.