Clinical Risk Management
Employee Notaries in Healthcare
It is not uncommon for patients, medical staff, and employees in healthcare facilities to urgently need specific healthcare documents to be notarized. However, not all employees can sign or witness legal documents for patients; they must be a notary public. A notary public is an official appointed by the state to perform certain legal formalities, or as an impartial witness in various official fraud deterrent acts related to the signing of important documents.
This whitepaper will continue to dive into:
- Policy Requirements
- Permitted/Prohibited Actions
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