- Special visits to multiple resident dwellings
Special visit premiums for house calls to apartment blocks and
other multiple resident dwellings will be for the first patient seen in the building,
regardless of the number of households or residential units visited. Appropriate
assessment fees remain payable for additional patients seen in same building.
Amendment List #5, which contains the updated pages to the Schedule
of Benefits reflecting the changes identified above, is enclosed with this Bulletin.
Note:The actual new Schedule
pages dated October 1, 1999, to remain consistent with the April 1, 1999 update, reflect
the fee values prior to April 1, 1999. For fees payable on or after April 1, 1999, you
must refer to the Numeric Index. A new consolidated Schedule is planned to be issued
Additional copies of this Bulletin or Amendment List #5 are
available for purchase from the Publications Ontario (1-800-668-9938). As well, other
Bulletins, Patient Fact Sheets on select topics and the updated version of the Schedule
may be seen on the ministry’s web site: www.health.gov.on.ca.
- AN IMPORTANT REMINDER
Please remember to submit all claims with the new fees in order
to get paid at the higher amounts which were implemented April 1, 1999. The 4-month
transitional provision, which automatically paid at the higher amount, has ended.