Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

Malpractice Reimbursement Program Payment Options

Reimbursement Options

Description

Requirements

 

Option A

Early Annual Reimbursement

 

  • Physicians pay their Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) annual fee in full by January 1st of the coverage year with a post-dated cheque dated
    May 1st.  

  • Information related to malpractice fee payment is transmitted electronically to the ministry from CMPA.

  • The full reimbursement entitlement is paid in April of the current coverage year.

 

  • Licensed with the College  of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and practice in Ontario during the coverage period

  •       A completed Malpractice Reimbursement Participation Form indicating Option A
     

  •       Registered with a Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) solo billing number

  •       Registered for direct bank deposit with a MOHLTC solo billing number

 

 

Option B

Quarterly Reimbursement

 

  • Physicians pay their CMPA fees either monthly or annually.

  • Information related to malpractice fee payment is transmitted electronically to the ministry from CMPA.

  • Reimbursement entitlement is paid in 4 equal payments over the course of the coverage year.

 

  • Licensed with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and practice in Ontario during the coverage period

  • A completed Malpractice Reimbursement Participation Form indicating Option B
     

  • Registered with a MOHLTC solo billing number

  • Registered for direct bank deposit with a MOHLTC solo billing number

 

 

Option C

Regular Annual Reimbursement

 

  • Physicians pay their fees/premiums either monthly or annually.

  • Applications for reimbursement are mailed to physicians in January following the coverage year
     

  • A reimbursement application is completed and sent to the MOHLTC following the coverage year.

  • Reimbursement payment is made within 8 weeks of receipt of a completed application.

  • Licensed with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and practice in Ontario during the coverage period

  • A completed Malpractice Reimbursement Participation Form indicating Option C

  • Completed ministry application for reimbursement received by MOHLTC by June 30 following the coverage year

  • Proof of malpractice fee/premium paid i.e. CMPA Acknowledgement or receipt of premium paid if with another carrier

Once selected the reimbursement payment option shall remain in effect until such time as a signed authorization is received to cancel and/or modify the selection.


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