- Schedule update package
The Schedule is being updated to include the following:
- Amended pages to reflect changes recommended by the OMA; and
- A Numeric Index which lists the current fee codes reflecting both
adjustments to under-weighted fees and the uniform 1.45% increase as well as the page
references. This index should be used to determine the new fee to be claimed for insured
services provided ON OR AFTER April 1, 1999. The amounts shown elsewhere in the Schedule
reflect relative amounts payable PRIOR to April 1, 1999 and remain in the Schedule for
information purposes only.
A full reprint of the schedule will follow in the future.
- Transitional payment rules
The claims processing system will be programmed to pay the new fee in lieu of a lesser
fee claimed for a transitional period to allow physicians time to update billing systems.
A grace period of four months (July 31, 1999) will be provided to all providers.
- Communications and Web-Site
This bulletin, an updated version of the Schedule and other background communications are
available on the Ministry's web site at: www.health.gov.on.ca