To further support the government’s efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19 in Ontario, the Ministry of Health (ministry) and the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) have reached an agreement to implement a new option for hospitals as an alternative to reactivating the Protected Code Blue or Pre-Emptive Protected Code Blue response team funding.

On March 1, 2021 the ministry implemented a new temporary life threatening critical care premium fee code E415A with an effective date retroactive to October 1, 2020 and in effect until September 30, 2021.

To learn more about bulletin number 210303, please click on the link below:

Ministry of Health