With the current climate of MOH clawbacks and healthcare cuts, Ontario’s Phyicians know that every claim counts. If ever there was a time to take a closer look at where you might be losing out on OHIP income, it’s now.
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A new subscriber asked for our help this month in dealing with the A3H error code. We decided to go the extra mile and cover the most common error codes dealing with maximums. Read on to find out how to correct your claims for resubmission… and get them paid this time!
With wait times for specialist appointments in the high range of normal, e-consultations are rising in popularity. Family doctors in underserviced regions of Ontario are consulting specialists via email to get medical opinions quickly, determine whether patients need to see …
In the world of OHIP Hospitalist Billing, few codes lead to as much confusion as the ‘day of discharge’ code – C124. Below, we’ll look at a few common situations, and clarify the use of this code.
Psychiatry is a specialty that has greater variety in the codes one can bill. This is due to the nature of the specialty: treatment can involve medical and pharmacological interventions, as well as one on one therapy. We will explore …
Hospitalists, from an OHIP billing standpoint, are rather limited in their billing options. Below, we go through codes that are payable on top of MRP codes.
Chronic diseases require more management, and certainly call for more consistent outpatient follow up, than acute or short term health conditions. The chronic disease assessment premium (E078) is a percentage based premium payable on certain outpatient assessments.
How often have you been called to see a patient in hospital after a long shift, and thought: “If only there were some sign of appreciation…” Well there is. Special visit premiums (SVPs) are designed for those times when physicians are called unexpectedly to care for patients
When a specialist sees a patient at the written request of another physician, and completes a full evaluation to assess the specified condition, the specialist can bill a consultation. Click here to learn about the different consultation OHIP codes available for your specialty.
Phone consultations are to be used when one physician requests the opinion of another physician who has expertise in the area. There are different kinds for different medical settings, and Criticall as well as regular phone consults.