Is it okay to backdate a signature?
Question Details: I work for a company that is behind on locking medical notes and they are asking me to backdate my signature on my records. These are not just a few days but some are 2 months behind.
No--at least not if the documents signed are used (or may be used) for any important purposes, such as billing, insurance reimbursement, in a malpractice case, etc. Backdating a signature on important or legally significant document could easily be fraud.
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