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OHIP: New Virtual Care Funding Framework Takes Effect December 1, 2022

Tracy B.
Nov. 8, 2022
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As per the updated Physician Services Agreement (PSA), a new virtual care funding framework takes effect on December 1, 2022. However, the Schedule of Benefits has already been updated, giving physicians an advance opportunity to get familiar with the upcoming changes.

To review the new framework and rules, see the section titled “Virtual Care Services” beginning on page A64. Also effective December 1, 2022, video visits delivered through the Ontario Virtual Care Program (OVCP) will be transitioned into the OHIP insured framework as per the pricing structure, rates and payment parameters outlined in the PSA.

Temporary K-Codes

The temporary virtual care K-Codes (K080, K081, K082, K083, K092, K093, K094, K095) will remain in place until November 30, 2022.

Learn More

Read the original INFOBulletin from the Ministry of Health for more information—and stay tuned for an additional INFOBulletin containing information on claim submission instructions under the new virtual care funding framework.

Dr.Bill is Ready

Dr.Bill will be ready to handle the new framework and rules when they take effect. Contact us with any questions about your virtual care claims.

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Tracy is a seasoned senior-level content writer and full time team member at Dr.Bill. By staying closely connected to the needs of Canadian healthcare professionals, she creates to-the-point content that helps physicians manage their medical billing and their practices better.
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