Can electronic signatures such as Doximity's e-signature functionality be used to sign orders prior to faxing, excluding prescriptions?

In many cases, electronic signatures are permitted for orders, typically excluding prescriptions and prescriptions for drugs incident to Durable Medical Equipment (DME). You can learn more about Medicare's requirements from their website (search for "signature requirements").
Physicians are encouraged to check with their attorneys and malpractice insurers in regard to the use of electronic signatures and faxing for specific cases.

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