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Bulletin Number
        10001
Date
        April 1, 1999
Direct inquiries to
         Ministry of Health
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(address below)
Distribution
        Registered Nurse With Extended Class (RN(EC))
Subject      1999 / 2000 PAYMENTS FOR PHYSICIAN SERVICES
  1. Schedule of Benefits Fee Increases
  2. The 1997 Agreement between the Ministry of Health and the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) includes provisions for increases to the Schedule of Benefits ("the Schedule") in 1999/2000, conditional on meeting the terms which were outlined in the Agreement. The terms have been met and the full increase is payable. An across-the-board increase of 1.45% will be applied to all fees in the Schedule. Additional funding will be used to implement the changes to the Schedule, as recommended by the OMA.

  3. April 1, 1999 Schedule Changes

The changes recommended for April 1, 1999 include:

  • New Fee Schedule Codes
  • Deleted Fee Schedule Codes
  • Amended Fee Schedule Codes
  • Revisions To Underweighted Fees

A description of the changes and fees is provided in Appendix A of this bulletin.

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