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.

Physician Authorization
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.

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Get action notes for given physician authorization
Create new action notes for given physician authorization
POST
/v1/{practiceid}/documents/physicianauth/{physicianauthid}/actions

Creates an action note for a specific physician authorization

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Get list of physician authorizations for given patient
GET
/v1/{practiceid}/patients/{patientid}/documents/physicianauth

Retrieves a list of physician authorization document information for a specific patient

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Add a physician authorization document.
POST
/v1/{practiceid}/patients/{patientid}/documents/physicianauth

Physician authorization document.

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Get selected physician authorization
GET
/v1/{practiceid}/patients/{patientid}/documents/physicianauth/{physicianauthid}

Retrieves a physician authorization document record for a specific patient

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Delete selected physician authorization
DELETE
/v1/{practiceid}/patients/{patientid}/documents/physicianauth/{physicianauthid}

Deletes the record of a specific physician authorization

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Get page from physician authorization document
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/v1/{practiceid}/patients/{patientid}/documents/physicianauth/{physicianauthid}/pages/{pageid}

Retrieves a specific page from the specific physician authorization document of the patient

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