COVID-19 Temporary Virtual Palliative Care Services

COVID-19 Temporary Virtual Palliative Care Services

The Ministry of Health (ministry) continues to support the government’s efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19 in Ontario. In accordance with an agreement between the ministry and the Ontario Medical Association (OMA), temporary physician funding initiatives under the...

OHIP – COVID-19 Advance Payment Program

The Ministry of Health will remove negative balances on solo Remittance Advices created as a result of the first recovery installment. Advance payments made under the COVID-19 Advance Payment Program were scheduled to be recovered in six equal installments from...
How To Submit The G593 Immunization Code

How To Submit The G593 Immunization Code

The G593 Temporary Fee Code For services given on or after March 6, 2021, physicians can now bill the G593 immunization code. To support the government’s vaccine strategy and roll out, the Minister of Health has made an Order under the authority of subsection...
New Premium for G521, G522 and G523 Fee Codes

New Premium for G521, G522 and G523 Fee Codes

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...
Fee Schedule Codes K229, R766 & R767

Fee Schedule Codes K229, R766 & R767

The Ministry of Health (ministry) and the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) have been working together to implement physician compensation increases in accordance with the 2019 Kaplan Board of Arbitration Award. To learn more about bulletin number 210201, please click...
Main Reason to Switch to YES EMR

Main Reason to Switch to YES EMR

Wish we made change to EMR earlier An easy transition from our OHIP Medical Billing software to YES EMR. Minimal disturbance to work flow. Much smoother learning curve. YES Medical System has a very efficient and exceptional customer support on a daily basis, without...
Billing Specialty Designation in Critical Care Medicine Created

Billing Specialty Designation in Critical Care Medicine Created

Following consultation with the Ontario Medical Association (OMA), the Ministry of Health (ministry) has created a new billing specialty designation under the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) for Critical Care Medicine, effective January 1, 2021. Billing...
COVID-19 Advance Payment Program Recoveries

COVID-19 Advance Payment Program Recoveries

As per INFOBulletin 4754, on April 22, 2020, the Ministry of Health (the ministry) established a three-month advance payment program to provide payments to eligible health care providers to address any cash flow issues that may have arisen during the initial stages of...
2020-2021 Northern Physician Retention Initiative

2020-2021 Northern Physician Retention Initiative

The 2020-21 application form for the Northern Physician Retention Initiative is currently available on the ministry webpage. Again this year, payments will be processed through the OHIP claims payment system and deposited in the bank account associated with your OHIP...
Technology Questions & Answers – Part 1

Technology Questions & Answers – Part 1

In the past we focused on multiple topics; from Social Media, User Data, Smartphones and more. However, we have a more informal Podcast. Today we will dive into questions from users, fans and others on Phishing, Windows, Smartphones, and more.