00044 is applicable to fee items 00190, 00217, 00744 and 14560 only.
Now billable for all pap smears (14560) regardless of type of speculum used!
General for Tray Fees
i) Tray fees are only applicable where the costs are actually incurred by the physician.
ii) Tray fees are only applicable in conjunction with the procedures included in the attached lists. Other procedures will be given independent consideration with the British Columbia Medical Association Tariff Committee.
iii) Tray fees are not applicable when the service is performed at a funded facility (eg., hospital, D&T Centre, Psychiatric Institution, etc.).