Nuclear medicine OHIP billing codes


General Listings

Code Description Amount Ans Units Assist Units
A635 Consultation $82.40 N/A N/A
A835 Special nuclear medicine consultation $180.00 N/A N/A
A735 Diagnostic consultation $33.70 N/A N/A
A636 Repeat consultation $57.25 N/A N/A
A638 Partial assessment $35.35 N/A N/A

Scintimammography

Code Description Amount Ans Units Assist Units
J863 Scintimammography - unilateral or bilateral
- Technical Fee $99.95 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $38.70 N/A N/A

Miscellaneous

Code Description Amount Ans Units Assist Units
J866 Myocardial Perfusion Scintigraphy - application of SPECT (maximum 1 per examination) … add
- Technical Fee $43.50 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $23.65 N/A N/A
J861 Radionuclide lymphangiogram
- Technical Fee $112.20 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $52.60 N/A N/A
J862 Ocular tumour localization
- Technical Fee $75.60 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $54.90 N/A N/A
J864 Tear duct scintigraphy
- Technical Fee $97.35 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $41.25 N/A N/A
J865 Total body counting
- Technical Fee $187.95 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $38.70 N/A N/A

Nervous System And Respiratory System

Code Description Amount Ans Units Assist Units
J857 CSF circulation - with Tc99m or I-131 HSA
- Technical Fee $120.25 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $43.95 N/A N/A
J885 CSF circulation - with In-111
- Technical Fee $308.20 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $43.95 N/A N/A
J886 CSF circulation - via shunt puncture
- Technical Fee $88.55 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $42.70 N/A N/A
J858 Brain scintigraphy
- Technical Fee $90.40 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $38.70 N/A N/A
J859 Perfusion lung scintigraphy
- Technical Fee $85.90 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $34.60 N/A N/A
J887 Ventilation lung scintigraphy
- Technical Fee $107.70 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $34.60 N/A N/A
J860 Perfusion and ventilation scintigraphy - same day
- Technical Fee $171.85 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $47.70 N/A N/A

Musculoskeletal System

Code Description Amount Ans Units Assist Units
J850 Bone scintigraphy - general survey
- Technical Fee $103.70 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $47.70 N/A N/A
J851 Bone scintigraphy - single site
- Technical Fee $84.85 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $38.70 N/A N/A
J852 Gallium scintigraphy - general survey
- Technical Fee $177.55 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $51.70 N/A N/A
J853 Gallium scintigraphy - single site
- Technical Fee $123.70 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $38.70 N/A N/A
J819 Application of tomography (SPECT) - where each SPECT image represents a different organ or body area, to J852, maximum 3 images per examination … add
- Technical Fee $43.50 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $23.65 N/A N/A

Haematopoietic System

Code Description Amount Ans Units Assist Units
J841 Plasma volume
- Technical Fee $43.50 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $11.40 N/A N/A
J843 Red cell volume
- Technical Fee $48.15 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $11.40 N/A N/A
J847 Ferrokinetics - clearance, turnover, and utilization
- Technical Fee $400.95 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $26.50 N/A N/A
J848 Red cell, white cell or platelet survival
- Technical Fee $102.60 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $21.25 N/A N/A
J849 Red cell survival with serial surface counts
- Technical Fee $148.25 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $27.10 N/A N/A
J881 Bone marrow scintigraphy - whole body
- Technical Fee $113.70 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $47.70 N/A N/A
J882 Bone marrow scintigraphy - single site
- Technical Fee $84.85 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $38.70 N/A N/A
J883 In-111 leukocyte scintigraphy - whole body
- Technical Fee $364.30 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $46.75 N/A N/A
J884 In-111 leukocyte scintigraphy - single site
- Technical Fee $320.80 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $38.70 N/A N/A

Genitourinary System

Code Description Amount Ans Units Assist Units
J834 Dynamic renal imaging
- Technical Fee $96.25 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $31.30 N/A N/A
J835 Computer assessed renal function - includes first transit
- Technical Fee $131.70 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $55.50 N/A N/A
J880 Computer assessed renal function - repeat after pharmacological intervention
- Technical Fee $44.85 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $17.10 N/A N/A
J836 Static renal scintigraphy
- Technical Fee $33.25 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $38.70 N/A N/A
J837 ERPF by blood sample method
- Technical Fee $40.15 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $9.95 N/A N/A
J838 GFR by blood sample method
- Technical Fee $40.15 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $9.95 N/A N/A
J839 Cystography for vesicoureteric reflux
- Technical Fee $120.55 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $38.70 N/A N/A
J840 Testicular and scrotal scintigraphy - includes first transit
- Technical Fee $82.45 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $38.70 N/A N/A

Gastrointestinal System

Code Description Amount Ans Units Assist Units
J821 Schilling test - single isotope
- Technical Fee $44.65 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $11.40 N/A N/A
J823 Schilling test - dual isotope
- Technical Fee $48.15 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $9.70 N/A N/A
J824 Malabsorption test - with C14 substrate
- Technical Fee $57.30 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $9.95 N/A N/A
J873 Malabsorption test - with whole body counting
- Technical Fee $137.70 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $14.25 N/A N/A
J825 Gastrointestinal - protein loss
- Technical Fee $82.45 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $9.75 N/A N/A
J874 Gastrointestinal - blood loss using - Cr51
- Technical Fee $61.90 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $9.70 N/A N/A
J829 Gastrointestinal - transit
- Technical Fee $103.10 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $38.70 N/A N/A
J826 Calcium absorption - Ca45
- Technical Fee $61.90 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $9.95 N/A N/A
J875 Calcium absorption - Calcium47 absorption/excretion
- Technical Fee $253.10 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $31.00 N/A N/A
J827 Calcium absorption - Oesophageal motility studies - one or more
- Technical Fee $118.90 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $38.70 N/A N/A
J876 Gastro-oesophageal - reflux
- Technical Fee $56.70 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $38.70 N/A N/A
J877 Gastro-oesophageal - aspiration
- Technical Fee $40.15 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $38.70 N/A N/A
J830 Abdominal scintigraphy - for gastrointestinal bleed - Tc99m sulphur colloid or Tc04
- Technical Fee $87.00 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $38.70 N/A N/A
J878 Abdominal scintigraphy - for gastrointestinal bleed - labelled RBCs
- Technical Fee $143.20 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $38.70 N/A N/A
J879 Abdominal scintigraphy - for gastrointestinal bleed - LeVeen shunt patency
- Technical Fee $66.30 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $38.70 N/A N/A
J831 Biliary scintigraphy
- Technical Fee $114.50 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $38.70 N/A N/A
J832 Liver/spleen scintigraphy
- Technical Fee $80.10 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $38.70 N/A N/A
J833 Salivary gland scintigraphy
- Technical Fee $96.25 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $38.70 N/A N/A

Endocrine System

Code Description Amount Ans Units Assist Units
J816 Adrenal scintigraphy - with iodocholesterol
- Technical Fee $385.90 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $38.70 N/A N/A
J868 Adrenal scintigraphy - with iodocholesterol and dexamethasone suppression
- Technical Fee $451.30 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $44.60 N/A N/A
J869 Adrenal scintigraphy - with MIBG
- Technical Fee $555.35 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $44.45 N/A N/A
J818 Thyroid scintigraphy - with Tc99m or I-131
- Technical Fee $64.15 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $38.70 N/A N/A
J871 Thyroid scintigraphy - with I-123
- Technical Fee $103.10 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $38.70 N/A N/A
J817 Thyroid - uptake
- Technical Fee $28.65 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $17.50 N/A N/A
J870 Thyroid - repeat
- Technical Fee $14.65 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $10.30 N/A N/A
J820 Parathyroid scintigraphy - dual isotope technique with T1201 and Tc99m Iodine
- Technical Fee $234.70 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $53.10 N/A N/A
J872 Metastatic survey with I-131
- Technical Fee $240.60 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $44.45 N/A N/A

Cardiovascular System

Code Description Amount Ans Units Assist Units
J802 Venography - peripheral and superior vena cava
- Technical Fee $96.35 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $38.70 N/A N/A
J804 First Transit - without blood pool images
- Technical Fee $16.10 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $15.90 N/A N/A
J867 First Transit - with blood pool images
- Technical Fee $57.30 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $22.30 N/A N/A
J806 Cardioangiography - first pass for shunt detection, cardiac output and transit studies
- Technical Fee $95.10 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $41.70 N/A N/A
J807 Myocardial Perfusion Scintigraphy - resting, immediate post stress
- Technical Fee $217.55 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $38.10 N/A N/A
J866 Myocardial Perfusion Scintigraphy - application of SPECT (maximum 1 per examination) … add
- Technical Fee $43.50 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $23.65 N/A N/A
J808 Myocardial Perfusion Scintigraphy - delayed
- Technical Fee $80.10 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $20.90 N/A N/A
J809 Myocardial Perfusion Scintigraphy - application of SPECT (maximum 2 per examination) … add
- Technical Fee $43.50 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $23.65 N/A N/A
J810 Myocardial scintigraphy - acute infarction, injury
- Technical Fee $88.25 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $37.90 N/A N/A
J811 Myocardial wall motion - studies
- Technical Fee $95.10 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $43.25 N/A N/A
J812 Myocardial wall motion - repeat same day (to a maximum of three repeats)
- Technical Fee $48.15 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $20.90 N/A N/A
J813 Myocardial wall motion - studies with ejection fraction
- Technical Fee $135.15 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $62.50 N/A N/A
J814 Myocardial wall motion - repeat same day (to a maximum of three repeats)
- Technical Fee $48.15 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $33.00 N/A N/A
J815 Detection of venous thrombosis using radioiodinated fibrinogen up to ten days
- Technical Fee $131.70 N/A N/A
- Professional Fee $38.70 N/A N/A

Non Emergency Hospital In Patient Services

Code Description Amount Ans Units Assist Units
C635 Consultation $82.40 N/A N/A
C835 Special nuclear medicine - subject to the same conditions of A835 $180.00 N/A N/A
C735 Diagnostic consultation - subject to the same conditions as A735 $33.70 N/A N/A
C636 Repeat consultation $57.25 N/A N/A

Positron Emission Tomography (Pet)

Code Description Amount Ans Units Assist Units
J700 Solitary pulmonary nodule
- Professional Fee $237.50 N/A N/A
J701 Thyroid cancer
- Professional Fee $237.50 N/A N/A
J702 Germ cell tumour
- Professional Fee $237.50 N/A N/A
J703 Colorectal cancer
- Professional Fee $237.50 N/A N/A
J704 Lymphoma for the evaluation of a residual mass(es)
- Professional Fee $237.50 N/A N/A
J705 Lymphoma for the assessment of response to treatment
- Professional Fee $237.50 N/A N/A
J706 Non-small cell lung cancer
- Professional Fee $237.50 N/A N/A
J709 Limited disease small cell lung cancer
- Professional Fee $237.50 N/A N/A
J710 Esophageal carcinoma
- Professional Fee $237.50 N/A N/A
J711 Metastatic squamous cell carcinoma – evaluation of neck nodes
- Professional Fee $237.50 N/A N/A
J712 Liver metastasis from colorectal cancer
- Professional Fee $237.50 N/A N/A
J713 Staging of nasopharyngeal carcinoma
- Professional Fee $237.50 N/A N/A
J707 Cardiac PET using fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) - cardiac PET
- Professional Fee $237.50 N/A N/A
J708 Cardiac PET using fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) - cardiac PET with quantitative analysis, to J707 … add 0% $0.00 N/A N/A