OHIP Billing Error Codes

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Code Explanation
A2APatient is underage or overage for this service code
A2BThis service is not normally performed for this sex - please check your records
A3ENo such service code for date of service
A3FNo fee exists for this service code on this date of service
A34Multiple duplicate claims
A4DInvalid specialty for this service code
AC4A valid Referring/Requisitioning Health Care Provider number must be present for this service code. The fee schedule code is C813, C815 and the referral number is not in the Midwife range (700000-722899). Referring number is 722900-744292 (Nurse Practitioner) and the billing provider is not a lab (5000 series) and the FSCs are not on the following table: L005 L018 L030 L031 L040 L045 L053 L055 L067 L093 L107 L111 L117 L139 L148 L157 L181 L191 L194 L204 L208 L215 L221 L222 L223 L226 L243 L252 L253 L254 L306 L309 L311 L315 L318 L319 L321 L324 L329 L341 L345 L372 L377 L393 L395 L396 L397 L398 L399 L417 L418 L419 L445 L452 L462 L481 L482 L490 L493 L500 L544 L622 L624 L625 L626 L627 L628 L629 L630 L631 L634 L640 L641 L643 L650 L651 L652 L653 L654 L655 L667 L668 L679 L683 L691 L710 L713 L716 L817 L842. Acceptable codes for cardiology services for Nurse Practitioner referrals (others will reject): G310 G313 G700.
ADMEmergency equivalent/other visits
AHAFee schedule code and time period mismatch
AEVVisit only allowed
AH5Admit date mismatch
AH8ƒIn-Patient Admission Date and/or Master Number are missing and are required for this service code
AH9Diagnostic/miscellaneous service for hospital patient is not allowed on a fee-for service basis - included in the hospital global budget
EH1Service date is prior to eligibility start date
EH2Version code does not match health number version code for service date
EH4Service date is greater than eligibility end date
EH5Service date is not within an eligible period
EPAPCN billing not approved
EPCPatient not rostered/rostered to another PCN
EPDRoster/HRR payment discrepancy
EPS ƒPatient not eligible for program
EQ1 ƒSolo or affiliated Health Care Provider is not registered with the ministry
EQ2 ƒSpecialty Code is inactive or not registered on date of service
EQ3 ƒHealth Care Provider is registered as OPTED-IN for date of service. ƒ Claim submitted as Pay Patient.
EQ4 ƒHealth Care Provider is registered as OPTED-OUT for date of service. ƒ Claim submitted as Pay Provider.
EQ5 ƒLaboratory Licence Number not actively registered with the ministry on this date of service
EQ6 ƒReferring/Requisitioning Health Care Provider Number is not registered with the ministry
EQ9 ƒLaboratory Licence Number is not registered with the ministry
EQB ƒSolo Health Care Provider Number is not actively registered with the ministry on this date of service. ƒ Practitioner number is Midwife (700000-722899) referral only.
EQC ƒGroup Number is not registered with the ministry
EQD ƒGroup Number is not actively registered with the ministry on this date of Service
EQE ƒHealth Care Provider is not registered with the ministry as an affiliate of this Group on this date of service
EQF ƒHealth Care Provider is not actively registered with the ministry as an affiliate of this Group on date of service
EQG ƒReferring Laboratory is not registered with the ministry
EQS ƒPract criteria not met
ERF ƒReferring physician number is currently ineligible for referrals
ESD ƒAPP group affiliation on service date
ESF ƒA non-encounter service claim submitted by a physician not eligible to bill FSC.ƒ Group number is in the range CAAA – CAJ9 and the FSC is not K400A.
VJ5 ƒDate of Service is missing/not eight (8) numerics. ƒ Month is not in the range 01-12.ƒ Day is outside acceptable range for month. Date of Service is greater than ministry system run date.
VJ7 ƒDate of Service is six (6) months prior to ministry system run date
V02 ƒIncorrect ministry office code. Missing/not D, E, F, G, J, N, P, R, or U
V05 ƒDate of service is greater than Ministry of Health system run date
V07 ƒHealth Care Provider number is missing/not 6 numerics
V08 ƒSpecialty code is missing/not 2 numerics. Not a valid specialty code.ƒ Specialty Code is 27 and provider number is not 599993.ƒ Specialty Code is 90 and provider number is not 991000.ƒ Specialty Code is 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 70, or 71 and Health Care Provider number does not begin with 4.ƒ Specialty Code is 56 and Health Care Provider number does not begin with 80 or 81.ƒ Specialty Code is 57 and Health Care Provider number does not begin with 86 or 839985.ƒ Specialty Code is 58 and Health Care Provider number does not begin with 87.ƒ Specialty Code is 59 and Health Care Provider number does not begin with 88 or 89 or not in range 830000 - 839984.ƒ Specialty Code is 80 or 81 and Health Care Provider number does not begin with 82.
V09 ƒReferring Health Care Provider number is not six (6) numerics.ƒ Health Care Provider number is 82XXXX and referring Health Care Provider number is missing or begins with 4 or 8.ƒ Group number begins with 5 or 7 or 8000 - 8599 and referring Health Care Provider is missing or begins with 4 or 8. Group number is 6008, 6100, 8600-8999 or 9XXX and referring Health Care Provider number is missing or begins with 4 or 8 (except for 830000 - 839984, 86XXXX, 88XXXX, 89XXXX). ƒ Referring number is 700000-722899 (MIDWIFE) and (1) the billing provider is not a LAB (5000 series) and the FSCs are not the following: L005 L030 L031 L103 L111 L253 L309 L311 L318 L319 L329 L341 L372 L393 L396 L399 L417 L418 L431 L453 L471 L482 L490 L494 L495 L621 L622 L625 L628 L634 L637 L640 L653 L655 L679 L683 L691 L700 L713 L800 L812. (2) for ultrasounds the FSCs are not the following: J138/J438 J157/J457 J158/J458 J159/J459 J160/J460 J161/J461 J163/J463. (3) special visit premium codes are not the following: C990 C991 C992 C993 C994 C995 C996 C997.
V10 ƒReferring number is 900100-900600 (Alternate Health Care Professions).ƒ Patient’s last name is missing/not alphabetic (A - Z).ƒ The first field position is blank.
V12 ƒRMB claim only. Patient’s first name is missing/not alphabetic (A - Z).ƒ The first field position is blank.
V13 ƒRMB claim only.ƒ Patient’s date of birth is missing/invalid format.ƒ Month not in the range of 01 - 12.ƒ Not 8 numerics.
V14 ƒDay is outside acceptable range for month.ƒ Patient Sex must be 1 (male) or 2 (female).
V16 ƒRMB claim only.ƒ Not numeric.ƒ Health Care Provider number is 82XXXX and diagnostic code is not four (4) numerics or is three (3) numerics and not 070, 072, or 880 to 971.ƒ Fee schedule code is G423, G424 and diagnostic code is not 360, 371, or 376.
V17 ƒPayee must be P (Provider) or S (Patient)
V18 ƒIn-patient admission date is not eight (8) numerics.ƒ Month of admission is not in the range of 01-12.ƒ Day of admission is outside the acceptable range for month.ƒ In-patient admission date is later than ministry system run date.
V19 ƒChiropractic Diagnostic Code is missing/invalid.ƒ Chiropractic Diagnostic Code is not C followed by two (2) numerics.ƒ Health Care Provider number is 830000 - 839984, 88XXXX or 89XXXX and diagnostic code not C01-C15, C20-C24, C30-C33, C40-C48, C50-C54 or C60-C62.
V20 ƒService code is A007, patient is over two (2) years old and diagnostic code is 916; or service code is A003 and the patient is under sixteen (16) years old and the diagnostic code is 917.
V21 ƒDiagnostic Code is required for this service
V22 ƒDiagnostic Code is not a valid code
V23 ƒService code ends in B or C and the number of services is not greater than 01 (refer to Section 5.10 – Fee Schedule Code Suffix B/C Exceptions)
V28 ƒMaster Number is not four (4) numerics or is not a valid master number on date of service
V30 ƒFSC/DX Code Combination NAB
V31 ƒMissing all of the following: Group Number, Health Care Provider Number, Specialty Code, Health Number
V34 ƒService code begins with V1 and Health Care Provider number does not begin with 88 or 89, or in range 830000 - 839984 (and the reverse of this condition).ƒ Service code begins with V2 and Health Care Provider number does not begin with 86 or is 839985 (and the reverse of this condition).ƒ Service code begins with V3 and Health Care Provider number does not begin with 87 (and the reverse of this condition).ƒ Service code begins with V4 and Health Care Provider number does not begin with 80, 81, 84, or 85 (and the reverse of this condition).ƒ Service code begins with V8 and Health Care Provider number does not begin with 82 (and the reverse of this condition). ƒService code is prefixed with T and Health Care Provider number does not begin with 4, excluding Fee Schedule Codes J99 (and the reverse of this condition).ƒ Service code begins with H4 and Health Number is not a sessional reference number.
V36 ƒCheck input criteria required for sessional billing
V39 ƒNumber of Items exceeds the maximum (99)
V40 ƒService code is missing.ƒ Service code is not in the format ANNNA where: A is alphabetic (A-Z), NNN is numeric (001-999), A is alphabetic (A-C).
V41 ƒFee Submitted is missing/not six (6) numerics. ƒFee Submitted is not in the range 000000 - 500000 ($$$$cc).
V42 ƒNumber of Services is missing/not two (2) numerics. Number of Services is not in the range 01-99
V47 ƒFee Submitted is not evenly divisible (to the cent) by the number of services
V51 ƒInvalid Service Location Indicator (SLI) - must be blank or four numerics - if present, must be valid based on MOH Residency Code Manual
V62 ƒInvalid service location indicator – assigned when a Service Location Indicator code included with a hospital diagnostic service billing from a participating hospital physician/group is not one of the six valid SLI codes: HDS, HED, HIP, HOP, HRP or OTN
V63 ƒReferring Laboratory Number must start with 5 (5###)
V64 ƒMissing service location indicator – assigned when a hospital diagnostic service is billed by a participating hospital physician/group but a service location indicator code was not included
V65 ƒMissing master number – assigned when SLI code HDS, HED, HIP, HOP, HRP or OTN is included with a diagnostic service billing from a participating hospital physician/group but a master number was not included
V66 ƒMissing admission date – assigned when SLI code HIP is included with a diagnostic service billing from a participating hospital physician/group but an admission date was not included
V67 ƒMissing master number and admission date – assigned when SLI code HIP is included with a diagnostic service billing from a participating hospital/group but a master number and admission date were both not included
V68 ƒIncorrect service location indicator – assigned when a diagnostic service is billed from a participating hospital physician/group with a master number and admission date but the SLI code is not HIP
V70 ƒDate of Service is greater than the file/batch creation date
A14 ƒRecords show this service has been rendered by another practitioner, group or IHF
EF1 ƒIHF number not approved for billing on the date specified
EF2 ƒIHF not licensed or grandfathered to bill FSC on the date specified
EF3 ƒInsured services are excluded from IHF billings
EF4 ƒProvider is not approved to bill IHF fee on date specified
EF5 ƒIHF practitioner 991000 is not allowed to bill insured services
EF7 ƒReferring physician number is required for the IHF facility fee billed
EF8 ƒI Service codes are exclusive to IHFs
EF9 ƒMobile site number required
R01 ƒMissing HSN
R02 ƒInvalid HSN
R03 ƒProvince Code missing. ƒNot a valid Province Code (refer to Section 5.14 – Province Codes and Numbering).
R04 ƒFee Schedule Code excluded from RMB
R05 ƒ‘ON’ (Ontario Province Code) not valid for RMB
R06 ƒWrong Health Care Provider for RMB (begins with 3, 4, 8, or 9)
R07 ƒInvalid pay type for RMB (must be ‘P’)
R08 ƒInvalid referral number (applies to Outaouais Region, Quebec only).ƒ Not 7 numerics.
R09 ƒClaim Header-2 is missing and the payment program is RMB
ET1 ƒProvider not registered for Telemedicine Program
ET4 ƒTelemedicine premium/tracking code missing
ET5 ƒTelemedicine SLI code missing or invalid
TM1 ƒDuplicate telemedicine claim for same patient
TM2 ƒService not billable for missed/cancelled/abandoned appointment
TM3 ƒInvalid physician telemedicine service
TM4 ƒNon-telemedicine claim already paid for this patient
TM5 ƒTelemedicine claim already paid for this patient
TM6 ƒTelemedicine registration not in effect on service date
TM7 ƒDental service not allowed under Telemedicine Program
TM8 ƒProvider not eligible for telemedicine store and forward
VW1 Service not valid for WCB
VHB ƒA non-encounter service claim submitted with a Health Number
VHO ƒClaim Header-2 present on MRI claim submitted with Health Number in Claim Header-1
VH1 ƒHealth Number is missing/invalid (does not pass MOD 10 Check routine).ƒ Health Number is a number reserved for testing purposes (refer to Section 3.1 – Initial Claims File).
VH2 ƒHealth Number is not present (Payment program is HCP or WCB)
VH3 ƒThe payment program is missing or is not equal to HCP, RMB, WCB
VH4 ƒInvalid Version Code
VH5 ƒClaim Header-2 is missing (service is before January 1, 1991 and Payment Program is HCP)
VH8 ƒDate of birth does not match the Health Number submitted
VH9 ƒHealth Number is not registered with ministry