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...
Release 6 Changes for Fee Schedule Codes K229, R766 & R767

Release 6 Changes for 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...
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....
Ministry of Health changes to K065 and K066

Ministry of Health changes to K065 and K066

The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care has provided updated information in relation to INFOBulletin 4636 (Periodic Oculo-Visual Assessments for Social Assistance Recipients). For more details please click on the link below. OHIP – Bulletins – Health Care...
Smartphone Shift: Where Does Our Health Go From Here

Smartphone Shift: Where Does Our Health Go From Here

The impact smartphones have on our world is undeniable. At one time people wondered when every household would have a personal computer, but in 2020, everyone carries around their own computer. It keeps us in touch with loved ones, saves us from getting lost and most...
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