Nuclear medicine OHIP billing codes

These are the most commonly used Nuclear medicine OHIP billing codes. To find other billing codes search the OHIP fee schedule here .


General Listings

Code Description Amount
A635 Consultation $157.00
A835 Comprehensive nuclear medicine consultation for radionuclide therapy $300.70
A735 Diagnostic consultation $67.40
A636 Repeat consultation $70.00
A638 Partial assessment $40.00

Non Emergency Hospital In Patient Services

Code Description Amount
C635 Consultation for radionuclide therapy $157.00
C835 Comprehensive nuclear medicine consultation for radionuclide therapy- subject to the same conditions of A835 $300.70
C735 Diagnostic consultation - subject to the same conditions as A735 $67.40
C636 Repeat consultation $70.00

Cardiovascular System

Code Description Amount
J802 Venography - peripheral and superior vena cava $96.35
J804 First Transit - without blood pool images $16.10
J867 First Transit - with blood pool images $57.30
J806 Cardioangiography - first pass for shunt detection, cardiac output and transit studies $95.10
J807 Myocardial Perfusion Scintigraphy - resting, immediate post stress $217.55
J866 Application of Tomography (SPECT), other than to J808 or J852 - maximum one per Nuclear Medicine examination add $43.50
J808 Myocardial Perfusion Scintigraphy - delayed $80.10
J809 Myocardial Perfusion Scintigraphy - application of SPECT (maximum 2 per examination), to J808 … add $43.50
J810 Myocardial scintigraphy - acute infarction, injury $88.25
J811 Myocardial wall motion - studies $95.10
J812 Myocardial wall motion - repeat same day (to a maximum of three repeats) $48.15
J813 Myocardial wall motion - studies with ejection fraction $135.15
J814 Myocardial wall motion - repeat same day (to a maximum of three repeats) $48.15
J815 Detection of venous thrombosis using radioiodinated fibrinogen up to ten days $131.70

Endocrine System

Code Description Amount
J816 Adrenal scintigraphy - with iodocholesterol $385.90
J868 Adrenal scintigraphy - with iodocholesterol and dexamethasone suppression $451.30
J869 Adrenal scintigraphy - with MIBG $555.35
J818 Thyroid scintigraphy - with Tc99m or I-131 $64.15
J871 Thyroid scintigraphy - with I-123 $103.10
J817 Thyroid - uptake $28.65
J870 Thyroid - repeat $14.65
J820 Parathyroid scintigraphy - dual isotope technique with T1201 and Tc99m Iodine $234.70
J872 Metastatic survey with I-131 $240.60

Gastrointestinal System

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

Genitourinary System

Code Description Amount
J834 Dynamic renal imaging $96.25
J835 Computer assessed renal function - includes first transit $131.70
J880 Computer assessed renal function - repeat after pharmacological intervention $44.85
J836 Static renal scintigraphy $33.25
J837 ERPF by blood sample method $40.15
J838 GFR by blood sample method $40.15
J839 Cystography for vesicoureteric reflux $120.55
J840 Testicular and scrotal scintigraphy - includes first transit $82.45

Haematopoietic System

Code Description Amount
J841 Plasma volume $43.50
J843 Red cell volume $48.15
J847 Ferrokinetics - clearance, turnover, and utilization $400.95
J848 Red cell, white cell or platelet survival $102.60
J849 Red cell survival with serial surface counts $148.25
J881 Bone marrow scintigraphy - whole body $113.70
J882 Bone marrow scintigraphy - single site $84.85
J883 In-111 leukocyte scintigraphy - whole body $364.30
J884 In-111 leukocyte scintigraphy - single site $320.80

Musculoskeletal System

Code Description Amount
J850 Bone scintigraphy - general survey $103.70
J851 Bone scintigraphy - single site $84.85
J852 Gallium scintigraphy - general survey $177.55
J853 Gallium scintigraphy - single site $123.70
J819 Application of tomography (SPECT) - where each SPECT image represents a different organ or body area, to J852, maximum 3 images per examination … add $43.50

Nervous System And Respiratory System

Code Description Amount
J857 CSF circulation - with Tc99m or I-131 HSA $120.25
J885 CSF circulation - with In-111 $308.20
J886 CSF circulation - via shunt puncture $88.55
J858 Brain scintigraphy $85.90
J859 Perfusion lung scintigraphy $85.90
J887 Ventilation lung scintigraphy $107.70
J860 Perfusion and ventilation scintigraphy - same day $171.85

Miscellaneous

Code Description Amount
J866 Application of Tomography (SPECT), other than to J808 or J852 - maximum one per Nuclear Medicine examination add $43.50
J861 Radionuclide lymphangiogram $112.20
J862 Ocular tumour localization $75.60
J864 Tear duct scintigraphy $97.35
J865 Total body counting $187.95

Scintimammography

Code Description Amount
J863 Scintimammography - unilateral or bilateral $99.95

Positron Emission Tomography (Pet)

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