New MSP Billing Codes for Longitudinal and Team-Based Care

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The GSPC has announced two new fee codes to help support family doctors providing longitudinal and team-based care; these include the Brief Clinical Conference Fee (14067) and the CLFP New Patient Intake Fee (14041). The new fee codes can be billed for services provided on or after October 1, 2021. In this blog, we will share the latest update on the new codes and provide the resources you need to accurately bill them.   Brief Clinical […]

FHO Doctors: Managing Outside Use Post-COVID-19

On July 30, 2021, the Ministry of Health (MOH) announced that the virtual care K-codes will start impacting Outside Use when rendered on or after October 1, 2021. These codes will impact a physician’s Access Bonus when billed by primary care providers outside their enrolled patient’s FHO/FHN group. Prior to the pandemic, physicians were able […]

MSP Billing: How to Bill for Immunizations and Injections

In British Columbia, billing immunizations and injections can be quite complicated as there are different requirements for patients depending on their age. We are finding that many physicians are billing these codes incorrectly and are spending a lot of time fixing errors or missing out on revenue potential. In this blog, we will share a […]

Updated! On-Demand Webinar: Buying & Selling a Medical Practice in Ontario

Are you thinking about buying a medical practice, or selling your practice in the next 2-3 years? BUYERS: Starting a practice can be time-consuming and overwhelming; whereas buying an established practice can save you time, money and stress. SELLERS: Preparing to transition into retirement can be difficult for some doctors. Our webinar will teach transitioning […]

DoctorCare Spotlight: Dr. Mohamed Farhat

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Dr. Mohamed Farhat has been a family doctor for the past 25 years caring for approximately 3000 patients with a majority of his patients being adults. He is currently practicing at DAWA Medical Clinic in Calgary, Alberta. When DoctorCare first started working with Dr. Farhat back in January, we conducted a review of his billings […]

MSP Billing: A Guide to Chronic Disease Management (CDM) Incentives

Having a good understanding of the premiums available in your province and how to achieve them is important for maximizing your revenue. In British Columbia, one of the most important premiums to understand is the Chronic Disease Management (CDM) incentive. In this post, we share all you need to know about billing CDM incentives to […]

Seven Things You Need to Know When Hiring a Locum

If you’re going to be away from your practice for a significant period of time and your FHO colleagues can’t provide coverage, hiring a locum physician can be a good solution. If they are registered properly with the Ministry of Health (MOH), they can submit billings on FHO-enrolled patients without incurring outside use billings for […]

How to Optimize Billings and Maximize Revenue

Do you know if your billings are optimized to their full potential?  The COVID-19 pandemic created all kinds of changes and confusion when it comes to billing for services. While in-office appointments will increase, virtual care will continue to be a key part of doctors’ practice. Now is a great opportunity for doctors and their […]

Updated! On-Demand Webinar: FHO Optimization and Outside Use Management Strategies

Does your pay align with the patient care you deliver? Take full advantage of your Access Bonus and optimize your practice revenue today! Discover the many ways to optimize your revenue in the FHO model, and best practices in managing Outside Use within your practice to maximize the bonus potential available to you. View the […]

New and Upcoming Changes to the MSP Billing Claims

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The Ministry of Health and Health Insurance BC announced changes to the way doctors must submit their MSP billing claims. In this blog post, we share the latest updates to help prepare you for the upcoming changes.  Service Location Codes (SLC)  Effective April 1, 2021, Service Location A for MSP practitioner claims will be replaced with new codes. This will allow the Ministry of Health to collect […]