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2014
March 4 Bulletin 4625 New GO Secure Login Screen [PDF]
February 14 Bulletin 4624 New Ontario Laboratories Information System (OLIS) Withdrawal and Reinstatement of Consent Forms [PDF]
January 21 Bulletin 4623 MC EDT Internet Explorer Version 10 & 11 Problems [PDF]
January 16 Bulletin 4622 Physician On-Call (POC) 2013-14 Payment Adjustments [PDF]
January 3 Bulletin 4621 New Ontario Photo Health Card [PDF]
2013
December 23 Bulletin 4620 Changes to Publicly Funded Physiotherapy [PDF]
- Questions and Answers [PDF]
December 20 Bulletin 4619 Revised EBS EDT SOAP Technical Specification [PDF]
December 10 Bulletin 4618 2013 Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program [PDF]
November 18 Bulletin 4617 Provider Registration Contact Information Changes [PDF]
October 17 Bulletin 4616 Medical Claims Electronic Data Transfer File Size Restriction [PDF]
October 1 Bulletin 4615 Implementation of 2012 Physician Services Agreement – Amendments to the Schedule of Benefits for Physician Services [PDF]
Chart #1: New Fee Codes [PDF]
Chart #2: Fee Code Revisions [PDF]
September 17 Bulletin 4614 Updated Address for OHIP Cards [PDF]
Updated Address for OHIP Cards - Poster [PDF]
September 16 Bulletin 4613 MCEDT Registration Best Practices [PDF]
September 3 Bulletin 4612 Automated Premium Payment Adjustments [PDF]
August 22 Bulletin 4611 Launch of Out of Province (OOP) website [PDF]
August 8 Bulletin 4610 Update - Centres of Excellence - Claims Processing [PDF]
August 7 Bulletin 4609 Home Visit Special Premium Payment and Reporting [PDF]
August 2 Bulletin 4608 Centres of Excellence - Claims Processing [PDF]
July 31 Bulletin 4607 Change to Claims Processing Office for Reciprocal Hospital Billing for Ontario Hospitals [PDF]
July 26 Bulletin 4606 2012 PSA - Paediatric Stabilization Program Discount [PDF]
July 11 Bulletin 4605 Oral and Maxillofacial Rehabilitation Program [PDF]
July 3 Bulletin 4604 0.5% Discount Technical Fee Summary Report [PDF]
June 28 Bulletin 4603 Changes to Medical Liability Protection Reimbursement [PDF]
June 25 Bulletin 4602 Medical Claims Electronic Data Transfer Web Service [PDF]
June 5 Bulletin 4601 Explanatory Code Updates [PDF]
June 5 Bulletin 4600 Change to Northern Health Travel Grant Accommodation Allowance [PDF]
May 27 Bulletin 4599 2013 Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program: Clinical Traineeship and Visiting Speakers Program [PDF]
May 16 Bulletin 4598 Discontinuance of Service Recognition Program - Appeals [PDF]
May 7 Bulletin 4597 Implementation of 0.5% Physician Payment Discount [PDF]

Questions and Answers about the Implementation of 0.5% Physician Payment Discount [PDF]
April 29 Bulletin 4596 Investments in On-Call Coverage - 2012/13 Additional One-Time Payments [PDF]
April 18 Bulletin 4595 Forthcoming Changes to publicly-funded physiotherapy services [PDF]

Questions and Answers: Forthcoming Changes to publicly-funded physiotherapy services [PDF]
April 16 Bulletin 4594 Physician On-Call in Long-Term Care (POC) Program - Payment Discount [PDF]
April 11 Bulletin 4593 Amendments to Laboratory Requisition Form #4422-84 and Supplementary Information Regarding Bulletin #4584 - Laboratory Test Utilization Management Changes to the Schedule of Benefits - Laboratory Services. [PDF]
April 3 Bulletin 4592 Update on the Pregnancy and Parental Leave Benefit Program [PDF]
March 28 Bulletin 4591 Hospital On-Call Coverage (HOCC) Program - Payment Discount [PDF]
March 28 Bulletin 4590 Implementation of 2012 Physician Services Agreement - Amendments to the Schedule of Benefits for Physician Services Effective April 1, 20133 [PDF]
March 19 Bulletin 4589 Implementation of 2012 Physician Services Agreement - Appendix F - Requirement for Referring Field for Tracking - Effective April 1, 2013 [PDF]
February 25 Bulletin 4588 Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program [PDF]
February 20 Bulletin 4587 Diskette Elimination [PDF]
February 5 Bulletin 4586 Diskette Elimination [PDF]
January 15 Bulletin 4585 Implementation of 2012 Physician Services Agreement - Amendments to the Schedule of Benefits for Physician Services - Effective January 1, 2013 [PDF]
January 14 Bulletin 4584 Laboratory Test Utilization Management Changes to the Schedule of Benefits - Laboratory Services [PDF]
January 3 Bulletin 4583 Retroactive Claim Adjustments for the Amendments to the Schedule of Benefits for Physicians Services - Effective April 1, 2012 [PDF]
January 2 Bulletin 4582 Insured Hospital Service: Provision of Drugs to Out-Patients [PDF]
2012
December 21 Bulletin 4581 Investments in On-Call Coverage - 2011/12 Additional Payments [PDF]
December 14 Bulletin 4580 UPDATE: PPLBP, NPRI, Final Year Medical Student Bursary Program and the Continuing Medical Education Program [PDF]
November 30 Bulletin 4579 Medical Claims Electronic Data Transfer Service - Creating a Bookmark or Favourite Instructions [PDF]
November 13 Bulletin 4578 Diskette Elimination Deadlines [PDF]
November 1 Bulletin 4577 Transfer of the PPLBP and NPRI from the OMA to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care [PDF]
October 29 Bulletin 4576 Amendments to Laboratory Requisition Form #4422-84 [PDF]
October 29 Bulletin 4575 2013 Medical Liability Protection (MLP) Reimbursement Announcement [PDF]
October 3 Bulletin 4574 Medical Claims Electronic Data Transfer & Health Card Validation Reference Manuals [PDF]
October 3 Bulletin 4573 Web Service Technical Specifications for Health Card Validation, Medical Claims Electronic Data Transfer and Electronic Business Services [PDF]
October 2 Bulletin 4572 Medical Claims Electronic Data Transfer Web Page Launch [PDF]
September 18 Bulletin 4571 Updated Approval Guidelines for Gamma Knife Radiosurgery [PDF]
Gamma Knife Integrated Cranial Radiosurgery Program Guidelines, Indications for Radiosurgery [PDF]
September 14 Bulletin 4570 Medical Claims Electronic Data Transfer Web Page Launch [PDF]
August 29 Bulletin 4569 Provincial Strategy for X-Ray, Computed Tomography (CT) and/or Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) for Low Back Pain [PDF]
August 22 Bulletin 4568 Medical Claims Electronic Data Transfer Web Page Launch [PDF]
July 23 Bulletin 4567 Centres of Excellence - Claims Processing [PDF]
June 29 Bulletin 4566 April 1, 2012 Amendments to the Schedule of Benefits for Physician Services: Self-Referral [PDF]
June 27 Bulletin 4565 April 1, 2012 Amendments to the Schedule of Benefits for Physician Services - Paediatricians Treating Adult Patients [PDF]
June 4 Bulletin 4564 Periodic Oculo-Visual Assessments (POVAs) for Social Assistance Recipients [PDF]
June 4 Bulletin 4563 Computed Tomography (CT) and/or Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) for Chronic Low Back Pain [PDF]
May 22 Bulletin 4562 Special Diet Allowance Program [PDF]
MCSS Information Bulletin [PDF]
May 9 Bulletin 4560 Reorganization for Ministry's Registration and Claims Branch  [PDF]
May 8 Bulletin 4561 Amendments to the Schedule of Benefits for Physician Services - Effective April 1, 2012 [PDF]
Chart 1 - New Fee Codes - Effective April 1, 2012 [PDF]
Chart 2 - Fee Code Deletions - Effective April 1, 2012 [PDF]
Chart 3 - Fee Code Revisions - Effective April 1, 2012 [PDF]
Chart 4 - Unit and Percentage Decreases - Effective April 1, 2012 [PDF]
Chart 5 - Revised May 14 2012 - Fee Code Decreases Effective April 1 2012
March 12 Bulletin 4559 Amendment to the February Notice to Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Providers who Submit Claims on Diskette [PDF]
March 1 Bulletin 4558 April 1, 2012 Change to Claims Processing Office for Northern Providers  [PDF]
February 17 Bulletin 4557 Important Notice Regarding Change in Funding Status of Oxycondone Controlled Release Tablet (Discontinuation of Oxycontin and Introduction of OxyNEO [PDF]
 - Questions and Answers about the Change in Funding Status of Oxycondone Controlled Released Tablet [PDF]
 - Letter to Prescribers Regarding the Change in Funding Status of Oxycondone Controlled Released Tablet from Assistant Deputy Minister Diane McArthur [PDF]
February 21 Bulletin 4556 Discontinuation of Printing and Distribution of Claim Card and Laboratory Requisition Forms [PDF]
February 13 Bulletin 4555 Print and Distribution of Claim Card and Laboratory Requisition Forms [PDF]
February 6 Bulletin 4554 Print and Distribution of Claim Card and Laboratory Requisition Forms [PDF]
February 2 Bulletin 4553 Diskette Elimination - Providers Registered on or After January 2003 [PDF]
February 2 Bulletin 4552 2012 Medical Liability Protection (MLP) Reimbursement Announcement [PDF]
January 26 Bulletin 4551 Print and Distribution of Claim Card and Laboratory Requisition Forms [PDF]
January 20 Bulletin 4550 Seniors Over Age 80 Now Eligible for Mail-in Process to Renew their Health Cards [PDF]
January 10 Bulletin 4549 Physicians Submitting Claims to OHIP for Medical Services [PDF]
January 10 Bulletin 4548 OAMP Monthly management Fee and Point of Care Drug Testing Claim Submission Payment [PDF]
2011
December 23 Bulletin 4547 2010/11 $15 Million Diagnostic Services Payment [PDF]
- Questions and Answers about the 2010/11 $15 Million Diagnostic Services Payment [PDF]
December 22 Bulletin 4546 Reminder - Printing and Distribution of Claim Card and Laboratory Requisition Forms (Reference Infobulletin 4543) [PDF]
December 20 Bulletin 4545 Draft Technical Specifications [PDF]
November 30 Bulletin 4544 Claims Submission Instructions for Immunization and G700  [PDF]
November 1 Bulletin 4543 Printing and Distribution of Claim Cards and Laboratory Requisitions [PDF]
September 23 Bulletin 4542 New Health Card Validation Service [PDF]
September 1 Bulletin 4541 Rotavirus vaccine [PDF]
August 31 Bulletin 4540 Implementation of the 2008 Physician Services Agreement - Changes Effective September 1, 2011 - Reposted January 9, 2012 [PDF]
  Chart 1 - Fee Code Increases - Effective September 1, 2011  [PDF]
- Reposted January 9, 2012
  Chart 2 - Fee Code Decreases - Effective September 1, 2011 [PDF]
  Chart 3 - Fee Code Deletions - Effective September 1, 2011 [PDF]
  Chart 4  - New Fee Codes - Effective September 1, 2011 [PDF]
  Chart 5 - Fee Code Revisions - Effective September 1, 2011 [PDF]
  Chart 6  - Anaesthetist and Assistant Unit Revisions - Effective September 1, 2011 [PDF]
July 28 Bulletin 4539 New "OFF" Service Location Indicator Code [PDF]
Questions and Answers about the New "OFF" Service Location Indicator Code [PDF]
July 22 Bulletin 4538 Laboratory Services Referred from Hospitals  [PDF]
July 18 Bulletin 4537 Extra-Billing and Queue-Jumping [PDF]
July 6 Bulletin 4536 Medical Claims Electronic Data Transfer (MC EDT) [PDF]
June 28 Bulletin 4535 Canada Post - Mail Service has Resumed (This Infobulletin replaces #4530 and 4529) [PDF]
June 27 Bulletin 4534 Extra-Billing and Queue-Jumping [PDF]
June 27 Bulletin 4533 Expansion of the Ontario Breast Screening Program (OBSP) to Include Women Aged 30 to 69 at High Risk for Breast Cancer  [PDF]
June 22 Bulletin 4532 Laboratory Tests Ordered by Nurse Practitioners [PDF]
June 22 Bulletin 4531 Changes to the Schedule of Benefits for Physician Services: X-Rays or Ultrasounds Ordered by Nurse Practitioners for Hospital In-Patients [PDF]
June 21 Bulletin 4530 Canada Post Disruption, Replaces Bulletin #4529 [PDF]
June 1 Bulletin 4528 Changes to the Schedule of Benefits for Physician Services ( Physician Schedule) [PDF]
May 18 Bulletin 4527 Accessing Positron Emission Tomography (PET): Publicly Insured Indications and Studies/Program Funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care  [PDF]
April 14 Bulletin 4526 Medical Liability Protection (MLP) Reimbursement Program Web Pages  [PDF]
April 1 Bulletin 4525 Changes to the Schedule of Benefits for Physician Services (Schedule) and to the Out-of-Country Prior Approval Program  [PDF]
February 1 Bulletin 4524 (revised) New Form from the Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS)  [PDF]
2010
December 15 Bulletin 4523 Program Changes to the Malpractice Reimbursement Program  [PDF]
November 12 Bulletin 4522 OHIP-Insured Vitamin D Testing [PDF]
Appendix A - Bulletin 4135 [PDF]
November 2 Bulletin 4521 Cataract and Lens Insertion Surgeries [PDF]
November 1 Bulletin 4520 Implementation of the 2008 Physician Services Agreement - Changes Effective October 1, 2010  [PDF]
  Chart 1 - Fee Increases - Effective October 1, 2010 [PDF]
  Chart 2 - Fee Decreases - Effective October 1, 2010 [PDF]
  Chart 3 - Fee Code Deletions - Effective October 1, 2010 [PDF]
  Chart 4  - New Fee Codes - Effective October 1, 2010 Revised [PDF]
  Chart 5 - Revisions to Existing Fee Codes - Effective October 1, 2010   Chart 6  - Anaesthetist Unit Revisions - Effective October 1, 2010 [PDF]
  Chart 7 - Assistant Unit Revisions - Effective October 1, 2010 [PDF]
October 12 Bulletin 4519 ColonCancerCheck Letters to Patients [PDF]
- Questions and Answers [PDF]
October 7 Bulletin 4518 New Central Referral Process for Bariatric Surgery Patients  [PDF]
October 1 Bulletin 4517 Delay of October 1, 2010 Implementation of the 2008 Physician Services Agreement  [PDF]
September 16 Bulletin 4516 Periodic Oculo-visual Assessments for Social Assistance Recipients  [PDF]
June 25 Bulletin 4515 Revised - Changes to the Schedule of Benefits for Physician Services (Physician Schedule) and Regulation 552 under the Health Insurance Act - effective July 1, 2010  [PDF]
 - Amendments to fee codes in the Schedule of Benefits for Physician Services [PDF]
June 18 Bulletin 4514 Approval for Gamma Knife Radiosurgery  [PDF]
 - 42.70.001 Indications for Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Policy [PDF]
May 31 Bulletin 4513 Introducing the Infobulletin [PDF]
May 6 Bulletin 4512 Ministry Funded Health Services Outside of Ontario [PDF]
May 6 Bulletin 4511 The Physician Payment Review Board Becomes Functional [PDF]
March 8 Bulletin 4510 Retroactive Adjustments for Surgical Assistant and Anaesthetist Claims [PDF]
March 5 Bulletin 4509 Revised Application for Northern Health Travel Grant Form and New Post Audit Review Process [PDF]
February 12 Bulletin 4508 Removal of temporary telephone advisory fee codes from the Schedule of Benefits for Physician Services (K080, K081, K082) [PDF]
February 10 Bulletin 4507 Retroactive Claims Adjustment Overpayments [PDF]
January 6, Bulletin 4506 Incorrect Premium Payment Amounts and Payment Reporting on December 2009 Remittance Advice [PDF]
2009
December 23 Bulletin 4505 Physician Services Agreement - Section 3.3 Flow Through of the October 1, 2009 General Fee Increase  [PDF]
December 16 Bulletin 4504
( Revised )
November AHSC Payment Reporting for December 2009 Payment Date [PDF]
November 16 Bulletin 4503 Malpractice Reimbursement Program - 2010 [PDF]
 - Malpractice Reimbursement Program - Payment Options  [PDF]
 - Malpractice Reimbursement Program Schedule - 2010  [PDF]
November 5 Bulletin 4502
( Revised )
2008 Physician Services Agreement Update - Changes Effective October 1, 2009  [PDF]
  Chart 1 - Fee Increases  [PDF]
  Chart 2 - Fee Decreases  [PDF]
  Chart 3 - Fee Code Deletions  [PDF]
  Chart 4  - New Fee Codes  [PDF]
  Chart 5 - Revisions to Existing Fee Codes  [PDF]
  Chart 6 - Anaesthesia Unit Increases/Decreases [PDF]
October 30 Bulletin 4501 Temporary changes to the Schedule of Benefits for Physician Services and to Primary Health Care Funding in Response to H1N1  [PDF]
October 26 Bulletin 4500 Injections for Influenza Agent (G590 and G591) [PDF]
October 8 Bulletin 4499 Physician Services Agreement - October 1, 2009 Implementation Delay [PDF]
October 1 Bulletin 4498 Accessing Positron Emission Tomography (PET): Publicly Insured Indications and Studies/Program Funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Ontario, Canada [PDF]
June 4 Bulletin 4497 Revised Northern Health Travel Grant Program [PDF]
June 2 Bulletin 4496 2008 Malpractice Reimbursement Program - Option C  [PDF]
May 7 Bulletin 4495 Northern Health Travel Grant Program [PDF]
April 1 Bulletin 4494 Preferred Provider Arrangements for Prior Approval Out-of-Country Health Services [PDF]
April 1 Bulletin 4493 Amendments to the Out-of-Country Provisions of the Health Insurance Act, Regulation 552 [PDF]
February 6 Bulletin 4492 Seeking Physician Payment Review Board Applicants from Specific Specialties [PDF]
February 6 Bulletin 4491 Mandatory Hospital Master Number on OHIP Claims [PDF]
February 6 Bulletin 4490 Important Information for Physicians - Patients Requiring Ministry Funded Out of Country (OOC) Health Services [PDF]
February 6 Bulletin 4489 2008 Physician Services Implementation Update [PDF]
 - Question and Answers: 3% General Fee Payment [PDF]
2008
December 17 Bulletin 4488 Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) Monitoring Tests [PDF]
October 27 Bulletin 4487 Physician Re-Entry Program for 2009
Deadline : December 31, 2008
 [PDF]
October 27 Bulletin 4486 Malpractice Reimbursement Program for 2009  [PDF]
 - Attachment 1 - payment options in English  [PDF]
 - Attachment 2 - payment options in French [PDF]
 - Attachment 3 - 2009 rates and reimbursement amounts [PDF]
August 6 Bulletin 4485 Changing Bank Account Information for Direct Deposit Clarification [PDF]
August 5 Bulletin 4484 Northern Health Travel Grant Program [PDF]
July 22 Bulletin 4482 ColonCancerCheck Physician Incentives [PDF]
July 14 Bulletin 4481 Changing Bank Account Information for Direct Deposit [PDF]
August 1 Bulletin 4483 After Hours Premiums (E400C and E401C) Age Premium Component Payment Automated for service dates on or after August 1, 2008 [PDF]
June 20 Bulletin 4480 Relisting of Sex Reassignment Surgery under OHIP [PDF]
July 7 Bulletin 4479 Opportunity to apply to be a member of the Physician Payment Review Board [PDF]
July 7 Bulletin 4478 Update on the Consolidation of Locum Programs at HealthForceOntario Marketing and Recruitment Agency [PDF]
July 7 Bulletin 4477 Accessing Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Studies/Program Funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Ontario, Canada  [PDF]
 - Attachment 1 - PET Clinical Trials [PDF]
 - Attachment 2 - Ontario Cancer PET Registry Study [PDF]
 - Attachment 3 - Ontario Cardiac PET Registry Study [PDF]
 - Attachment 4 - Ontario PET Access Program [PDF]
June 17 Bulletin 4476 Automated Payment for Anaesthesia Age Premiums implemented June 1, 2008  [PDF]
June 2 Bulletin 4475 2007 Malpractice Reimbursement Program - Option C  [PDF]
 - 2007 Malpractice Reimbursement Program - Option C [PDF]
   english [PDF] | french [PDF]
May 22 Bulletin 4474 New Enhanced Health Card for Labrador and Newfoundland Residents  [PDF]
May 1 Bulletin 4473 Laboratory Requisitions, Health and Reciprocal Claim Form Requests  [PDF]
April 21 Bulletin 4472 Transition of Health Card Registration Services to ServiceOntario [PDF]
  Fact Sheets - Transition of Health Card Registration Services to ServiceOntario [PDF]
- ServiceOntario and Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Partnership [PDF]
  Questions and Answers Transition of Health Card Registration to ServiceOntario [PDF]
April 1 Bulletin 4471 ColonCancerCheck Fecal Occult Blood Testing (FOBT)  [PDF]
 - Revision to OHIP Laboratory Requisition Form  [PDF]
April 1 Bulletin 4470 Implementation of 2007 Re-assessment Memorandum of Agreement effective April 1, 2008 - Amendments to the Schedule of Benefits for Physician Services  [PDF]
 - Schedule of Benefits Changes - April 1, 2008  [PDF]
April 1 Bulletin 4469 Prior Approval for Full Payment of Insured Out-of-Country (OOC) Health Services  [PDF]
February 14 Bulletin 4468 New Enhanced Health Card for Manitoba Residents  [PDF]
February 1 Bulletin 4467 Implementation of 2007 Re-assessment Memorandum of Agreement effective February 1 - Amendments to the Schedule of Benefits for Physician Services. [PDF]
 - Chart 1 - Fee increases and Deleted fee codes
 - Chart 2 - New fee codes
 - Chart 3 - Revisions to existing fee code descriptors
 [PDF]
February 1 Bulletin 4466 Schedule of Benefits for Physician Services Change - Inclusion of "Family Day" as a Statutory Holiday. [PDF]
February 1 Bulletin 4465 Changes to Regulation 552 under the Health Insurance Act [PDF]
February 1 Bulletin 4463 Update on the Consolidation of Locum Programs at HealthForceOntario Marketing and Recruitment Agency [PDF]
2007
December 28 Bulletin 4462 Important News for EDT Users [PDF]
December 11 Bulletin 4461 Implementation of 2004 Physician Services Agreement
and 2007 Re-assessment Memorandum of Agreement effective January 1, 2008
Amendments to the Schedule of Benefits for Physician Services
 [PDF]
 - Chart 1 - All fee increases effective January 1, 2008  [PDF]
 - Chart 2 - New fee codes effective January 1, 2008  [PDF]
 - Chart 3 - Revisions to existing fee codes effective January 1, 2008  [PDF]
 - Chart 4 - Deleted fee codes effective January 1, 2008  [PDF]
November 30 Bulletin 4460 Health Card Security Enhancements  [PDF]
 english  |  french
October 23 Bulletin 4459 Prior Approval for Full Payment of Insured Out-of-Country (OOC) Health Services  [PDF]
 - Prior Approval Application for Full Payment of Insured Out-of-Country (OOC) Health Services  [PDF]
October 17 Bulletin 4458 Malpractice Reimbursement Program - 2008  [PDF]
 - Malpractice Reimbursement Program Payment Options  [PDF]
 - Fee Schedule for 2008 - English  [PDF]
 - Fee Schedule for 2008 - French  [PDF]
October 12 Bulletin 4457 Drug Profile Viewer System Expansion Beyond Hospital Emergency Departments [PDF]
September 25 Bulletin 4456 Implementation of 2007 Reassessment Memorandum of Agreement for October 1, 2007 and Updated List for Second Surgical Assists. [PDF]
September 5 Bulletin 4455 The Payment Correction List (PCL) [PDF]
August 7 Bulletin 4454 Laboratory Requisitions [PDF]
 - Laboratory Requisition Form  [PDF]
July 12 Bulletin 4453 Random Verification Letters [PDF]
July 12 Bulletin 4451 2007-08 Update on OMA Administered Programs  [PDF]
July 12 Bulletin 4450 Implementation of 2004 Physician Services Agreement.  [PDF]
July 12 Bulletin 4449 Revised Medical Audit Process  [PDF]
June 6 Bulletin 4448 2006 Malpractice Reimbursement Program - Option C  [PDF]
April 23 Bulletin 4447 Emergency Department Fee Increases in Support of the Emergency Department Action Plan [PDF]
Schedule of Benefits Amendments for Emergency Department Services [PDF]
April 1 Bulletin 4446 Implementation of 2004 Physician Services Agreement effective April 1, 2007 [PDF]
Schedule of Benefits Amendment effective April 1, 2007 - 2007 [PDF]
February 26 Bulletin 4445 Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Care Plan Health Card [PDF]
January 11 Bulletin 4444 S596 - Insertion of Testicular Prosthesis [PDF]
January 12 Bulletin 4443 Preventive Care Paper Claim Submission [PDF]
2006
December 22 Bulletin 4442 Implementation of 2004 Physician Services Agreement - Fee Schedule Increases Effective January 1, 2007 [PDF]
November 8 Bulletin 4441 Implementation of 2004 Physician Services Agreement [PDF]
October 30 Bulletin 4440 Malpractice Reimbursement Program- 2007 [PDF]
Malpractice Reimbursement Program Payment Options - 2007 [PDF]
Malpractice Reimbursement Program Schedule - 2007 [PDF]
October 1 Bulletin 4439 Implementation of 2004 Physician Services Agreement [PDF]
Schedule of Benefits Amendments [PDF]
July 7 Bulletin 4438 The Northern Physician Retention Initiative (NPRI) [PDF]
July 1 Bulletin 4437 Subject: Implementation of 2004 Physician Services Agreement [PDF]
2006 Schedule of Benefits Changes [PDF]
June 5 Bulletin 4436 2005 Malpractice Reimbursement Program - Option C  [PDF]
April 1 Bulletin 4435 Schedule of Benefits for Physician Services Amendments [PDF]
Schedule of Benefits Changes Effective [PDF]
Schedule of Benefits for Physician Services Changes - Questions and Answers [PDF]
March 24 Bulletin 4434 Laboratory Requisitions, Health and Reciprocal Claim Forms [PDF]
Health Claim form (220-84) [PDF]
Reciprocal Claim form (221-84) [PDF]
Request for Claim Card/Laboratory Requisition (4419-84) [PDF]
Laboratory Requisition (300-84) [PDF]
January 16 Bulletin 4433 Changes to the Ministry of Transportation's Disabled Person Parking Program (DPPP) [PDF]
2005
December 8 Bulletin 4432 Clarification regarding C122, C123, C124 - subsequent visits by the most responsible physician (MRP) - billing on the day of discharge for hospital admissions that are less than 48 hours duration [PDF]
October 31 Bulletin 4431 Malpractice Coverage Reimbursement - 2006 Coverage Year [PDF]
Malpractice Reimbursement Program Payment Options [PDF]
Malpractice Reimbursement Program Schedule - 2006 [PDF]
October 1 Bulletin 4430 Update to Implementation of 2004 Physician Services Agreement [PDF]
September 26 Bulletin 4429 Mental Health Funding Improvements for Acute Care Psychiatry Services [PDF]
September 15 Bulletin 4428 Update : Presenting Health Cards for Health Services  [PDF]
English  |  French
August 15 Bulletin 4427 Periodic Oculo-visual Assessments (POVAs) for Social Assistance Recipients [PDF]
July 19 Bulletin 4426 Assistive Devices Program Hospital Replacement Program - Short Term Oxygen Use  [PDF]
June 30 Bulletin 4425 Billing for Diagnostic Services Provided to In-Patients, Day Care Patients and Emergency Department Patients  [PDF]
July 4 Bulletin 4424 Emergency Department Access to Drug Claims History of Ontario Drug Benefit Program and Trillium Drug Program Recipients  [PDF]
June 8 Bulletin 4423 Implementation of 2004 Physician Services Agreement [PDF]
Future distribution of OHIP Bulletins and the Schedule of Benefits Survey [PDF]
Update to Numeric Index for the Schedule of Benefits for Physician Services [PDF]
June 2 Bulletin 4422 2004 Malpractice Premium Reimbursement Program - Option C [PDF]
May 10 Bulletin 4421 Changes to OHIP-Insured Physiotherapy Services - April 1, 2005 [PDF]
April 8 Bulletin 4420 OHIP Consumer Fraud Reporting [PDF]
February 8 Bulletin 4419 Northern Health Travel Grant (NHTG) Program  |  [PDF]
2004
December 16 Bulletin 4418 Holiday  |  [PDF]
December 16 Bulletin 4417 Health Card Security Enhancements  |  [PDF]
November 17 Bulletin 4416 Service Retention Initiative (SRI) Program 2004/2005  |  [PDF]
November 1 Bulletin 4415 Changes to Eye Care Services for Patients Aged 20 to 64 Years [PDF]
October 26 Bulletin 4414 Malpractice Coverage Reimbursement - 2005 Coverage Year [PDF]
ATT: Malpractice Reimbursement Program Payment Options [PDF]
ATT: 2005 Reimbursement Schedule [PDF]
September 7 Bulletin 4413 Temporary suspension of the Medical Review Committee Audit Process  |  [PDF]
September 3 Bulletin 4412 Cord Blood Testing / Changes to Ontario Regulations 552 and 682 and to the Schedule of Benefits for Laboratory Services  |  [PDF]
    Addendum Dated 16th August, 2004 to Schedule of Benefits for Laboratory Services  |  [PDF]
July 23 Bulletin 4411 New Provincial Identifier Code for Billing of Medical Claims for Services Provided to Residents of Newfoundland and Labrador  |  [PDF]
June 7 Bulletin 4410 2003 Malpractice Premium Reimbursement Program - Option C  |  [PDF]
March 8 Bulletin 4409 Changes to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term care Schedule of Benefits for Laboratory Services of April 1, 1999, together with the addendum dated April 1, 2001.  |  [PDF]
January 16 Bulletin 4408 New Provincial Identifier Code for Billing of Medical Claims for Services Provided to Residents of Newfoundland and Labrador  |  [PDF]
2003
October 31 Bulletin 4407 Malpractice Coverage Reimbursement - 2004 Coverage Year  |  [PDF]
September 1 Bulletin 4406 Schedule of Benefits Changes Resulting From Bill 105 - Effective September 1, 2003  |  [PDF]
September 1 Bulletin 4405 Service Retention Initative Program 2003/2004  |  [PDF]
August 1 Bulletin 4404 Changes to the Schedule of Benefits effective August 1, 2003  |  [PDF]
    Changes to the Schedule of Benefits effective August 1, 2003 - Questions and Answers
July 1 Bulletin 4403 Changes to the Schedule of Benefits for Physician Services and related changes  |  [PDF]
    Changes to the Schedule of Benefits for Physician Services and related changes - Questions and Answers
June 16 Bulletin 4402 2002 Malpractice Premium Reimbursement Program - OPTION C  |  [PDF]
May 30 Bulletin 4401 Hard Copy of the Physician Schedule of Benefits  |  [PDF]
May 30 Bulletin 4400 Re-Entry Training Opportunities for Canadian Physicians  |  [PDF]
May 15 Bulletin 4399 Fees for Telephone Services During the S.A.R.S. Emergency  |  [PDF]
March 6 Bulletin 4398 Changes to Payment Thresholds for Ontario Physicians  |  [PDF]
February 1 Bulletin 4397 Schedule of Benefits Changes - February 1, 2003
  Fact Sheet Botulinum Toxin Injections (Botox ® ) for Treatment of Focal Spasticity
January 16 Bulletin 4396 OHIP Payment Review Program
2002
December 30 Bulletin 4395 Physician Supervision of Simple Office Procedures
December 30 Bulletin 4394 Medical Review Committee Activity
December 20 Bulletin 4393 Specialty Designation For OHIP Billing Numbers
December 18 Bulletin 4392 Claims Submission Protocol
December 5 Bulletin 4391 Malpractice Coverage Reimbursement - 2003 Coverage Year
October 30 Bulletin 4390 Service Retention Initiative Program 2002/2003
October 21 Bulletin 4389 New Forms from the Ministry of Community, Family and Children's Services (MCFCS)  |  [PDF]
August 7 Bulletin 4388 2001 Malpractice Premium Reimbursement Program
July 24 Bulletin 4387 The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care is offering 20 third-year family medicine re-entry positions and 20 specialty re-entry positions for currently practicing Canadian physicians. (Re-Entry Training Opportunities for Canadian Physicians)
June 28 Bulletin 4386 Changes for Automated Malpractice Reimbursement Payments
June 28 Bulletin 4385 Malpractice Premium Reimbursement Business Resumption
June 15 Bulletin 4384 Ocular Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) with Verteporfin (Visudyne ™)
  Fact Sheet Ocular Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) with Verteporfin (Visudyne ™)
April 1 Bulletin 4383 Medical and Practitioner Review Committee Activity [PDF]
April 1 Bulletin 4382 Changes to the Schedule of Benefits and Related Changes Effective April 1, 2002
January 18 Bulletin 4381 Ontario Physician's Guide to Referral for Ppatients with a Family History of Cancer to a Familial Cancer Genetics Clinic or Genetics Clinic
2001
December 14 Bulletin 4380 Changes to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Schedule of Benefits for Laboratory Services of April 1, 1999
November 30 Bulletin 4379 Service Retention Initiative 2001/2002
November 21 Bulletin 4378 Clarification of Commentary Regarding Diagnostic Hearing Tests
  Fact Sheet DHT Questions and Answers
November 1 Bulletin 4377 Malpractice Coverage Reimbursement - 2002 Coverage Year
  Fact Sheet Malpractice Reimbursement Program Payment Options
November 1 Bulletin 4376 Northern Health Travel Grant Program
  Fact Sheet NHTG Questions and Answers
October 29 Bulletin 4375 Influenza Vaccination - Insured Physician Services
October 15 Bulletin 4374 Infant Registration Process
September 1 Bulletin 4373 Re-entry opportunities for Canadian family physicians
September 1 Bulletin 4372 Expanded hospital privileges for oral and maxillofacial surgeons
July 26 Bulletin 4371 2000 Malpractice Insurance Premium Reimbursement Program (Revised)
July 9 Bulletin 4370 July 1, 2001 Effective Date for Changes to the Schedule of Benefits for Physician Services Extended to August 13, 2001
June 22 Bulletin 4369 Changes to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Schedule of Benefits for Physician Services Effective July 1, 2001
  Fact Sheet Hearing Aid Evaluation
  Fact Sheet Miscellaneous Therapeutic Procedures
April 1 Bulletin 4367 Changes to the Schedule of Benefits - Physician Services and Related Changes Effective April 1, 2001
March 29 Bulletin 4366 Malpractice Coverage Reimbursement
March 21 Bulletin 4365 Obtaining and Using the Community Treatment Order (CTO) Information Record
March 6 Bulletin 4364 Claims Submission for E640, E451, "X", "J" and "Y" Prefixed Diagnostic Services
2000
December 1 Bulletin 4363 Mental Health Legislative Reform (Brian's Law) - Community Treatment Orders (CTOs)
November 8 Bulletin 4362 Influenza Vaccination Program 2000 - 2001
October 25 Bulletin 4361 Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) Forms
  Bulletin 4360 Service Retention Initiative 2000/2001 Program
October 6 Bulletin 4359 Changes to the Physician Schedule of Benefits
August 9 Bulletin 4358 Re-entry Opportunities for Ontario Family Physicians
August 3 Bulletin 4357 Community Medicine
July 18 Bulletin 4356 Changes to Medical Review Committee Process
July 1 Bulletin 4355 Changes to the Physician Schedule of Benefits and Related Changes
June 15 Bulletin 4354 Physician Schedule of Benefits :
Medical Specific Assessments and Re-assessments
June 5 Bulletin 4353 1999 Malpractice Insurance Premium Reimbursement Program
May 9 Bulletin 4352 Provincial Predictive Genetic Testing Service for Hereditary Breast, Ovarian and Colon Cancers
1999
December 15 Bulletin 4351 1999 Malpractice Insurance Premium Reimbursement Program
December 15 Bulletin 4350 Notice to health card validation users
December 1 Bulletin 4349 Reminder regarding early cut-off date December 15, 1999 for December 1999 claims submissions in machine readable input
December 15 Bulletin 4348 Claims flagged for manual review form (2404-84)
October 1 Bulletin 4346 Changes to the Physicians' Schedule of Benefits and Technical Fee Adjustments, for October 1, 1999
September 21 Bulletin 4345 Billing Patients for Intraocular Lenses for Cataract Surgery
  Bulletin 4344 Cut-Off Date for December 1999 Claims Submissions Changed to December 15, 1999
September 2 Bulletin 4343 Hospital Stay and Home Visit
July 26 Bulletin 4342 Specialist Retention Initiative 1999/2000 Program
July 16 Bulletin 4341 Delegation to Registered Nurses Extended Class (RN(EC))
June 25 Bulletin 4340 Replication and Reproduction of Health Cards
June 10 Bulletin 4339 Update to Numeric Index for the Schedule of Benefits for Physician Services
  Bulletin 4338 Changes to the System of Discounted Fees for Physicians
May 31 Bulletin 4337 1998 Malpractice Insurance Premium Reimbursement Program
May 11 Bulletin 4336 Billing for Third Party Services Covered by the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  Bulletin 4335 Increase to Threshold Reduction Level
April 22 Bulletin 4334 The Territory of Nunavut
April 12 Bulletin 4333 Billing Changes in the Ministry of Health Schedule of Benefits for Laboratory Services of February 22, 1996
April 1 Bulletin 4332 1999/2000 Payments for Physician Services
February 26 Bulletin 4331 Change in deadline for the Conversion to the year 2000 compliant claim submission technical specifications
1998
December 24 Bulletin 4330 Changes to Regulation 552 under the Health Insurance Act
  Bulletin 4329 1998 Malpractice Insurance Reimbursement Program
December 18 Bulletin 4328 OHIP Fraud Reporting
November 30 Bulletin 4327 Midwives Referrals for Lab Tests
  Bulletin 4326 Influenza Vaccination
  Bulletin 4325 Electocardiograms Requested by Extended Certificate Registered Nurses (ECRNs)
  Bulletin 4324 Prenatal Ultrasounds Requested by Midwives
  Bulletin 4323 Specialist Retention Initiative (SRI)
  Bulletin 4322 Diagnostic Ultrasound Errata
October 30 Bulletin 4321 Re-entry opportunities for Ontario Family Physicians
October 19 Bulletin 4320 Utilization Management: Threshold Fee Reductions
  Bulletin 4319 Changes to the system of Discounted Fees for Physicians
September 23 Bulletin 4318 Consultations
June 30 Bulletin 4317 Fact Sheets in Support of Changes to Ministry of Health Schedule of Benefits for Physicians Services, Effective July 1, 1998
  Bulletin 4316 Technical Fee Reduction for Services Billed by Hospital
  Bulletin 4315 Colour Doppler Echocardiography
  Bulletin 4314 Utilization Management and Other Changes to the Physicians' Schedule of Benefits, July 1, 1998
May 21 Bulletin 4312 Revisions to Physicians' Schedule of Benefits, and Other Requirements
April 17 Bulletin 4311 Changes to Ministry of Health Schedule of Benefits for Physicians' Services, Effective February 1, 1998 : Maximums and Unit-Based Services
April 14 Bulletin 4310 Nurse Practitioners - Referrals
April 9 Bulletin 4309 Changes to Physician Payments for 1998/99
April 3 Bulletin 4308 IHFA Licensing of Sleep Study Facilities
March 31 Bulletin 4307 Fact Sheets in support of changes to Ministry of Health Schedule of Benefits for Physicians' Services, Effective April 1, 1998
March 16 Bulletin 4306 Changes to Ministry of Health Schedule of Benefits for Physicians' Services Effective April 1, 1998
February 27 Bulletin 4305 Good Faith Claims Payment Policy Update
January 30 Bulletin 4304 OHIP Schedule of Benefits - February 1st, 1998
1997
December 23 Bulletin 4303 Good Faith Claims Payment Policy
November 20 Bulletin 4302 Re-entry Opportunities for Ontario Family Physicians
March 3 Bulletin 4298 Discounted Fees for New Physicians
Mandatory Address and Practice Reporting
Re-entry Opportunities for Ontario General / Family Physicians
New P.E.I. Health Card
Malpractice Fees Program
Amended
April 27, 2001
(April 30, 1989)
Bulletin 4215 Delegated Procedures in Office
1996
November 29 Bulletin 4296 - Errata in the Ministry of Health Schedule of Benefits for Laboratory Services of November 1, 1996
- Urine Screen Tests for Drugs of Abuse Guidelines and Billing Implications
- Immunohematology Code and Preamble Changes
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1989
September 27 Bulletin 4218 Laboratory Services Referred from Hospitals [PDF]
1987
January Bulletin 4203 Medical Administrative Policies [PDF]

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