Laboratory medicine diagnostic & therapeutic procedures OHIP billing codes

These are the most commonly used Laboratory medicine diagnostic & therapeutic procedures OHIP billing codes. To find other billing codes search the OHIP fee schedule here .


All codes

Code Description Amount
Z403 Bone marrow aspiration $42.40
L861 Anatomic Pathology - Surgical Pathology - Surgical Pathology, Level 1 $5.20
L862 Anatomic Pathology - Surgical Pathology - Surgical Pathology, Level 2 $8.45
L863 Anatomic Pathology - Surgical Pathology - Surgical Pathology, Level 3 $14.30
L864 Anatomic Pathology - Surgical Pathology - Surgical Pathology, Level 4 $48.65
L865 Anatomic Pathology - Surgical Pathology - Surgical Pathology, Level 5 $103.20
L866 Anatomic Pathology - Surgical Pathology - Surgical Pathology, Level 6 $181.65
L867 Anatomic Pathology - Surgical Pathology - Surgical Pathology, Unlisted specimens $46.65
L822 Anatomic Pathology - Surgical Pathology - Operative consultation, with or without frozen section $77.20
L823 Anatomic Pathology - Surgical Pathology - each subsequent frozen section or direct smear and/or selection of tissue for biochemical assay eg estrogen receptors … add $38.25
L801 Anatomic Pathology - Surgical Pathology - Metabolic bone studies $95.30
L833 Anatomic Pathology - Surgical Pathology - Nerve teasing $140.75
L812 Anatomic Pathology - Cytopathology - Cervical vaginal specimens including all types of cellular abnormality, assessment of flora, and/or cytohormonal evaluation $4.60
L805 Anatomic Pathology - Cytopathology - Aspiration biopsy e.g. lung, breast, thyroid, prostate $83.85
L806 Anatomic Pathology - Cytopathology - Bronchial, oesophageal, gastric, endometrial or other brushings and washings $36.20
L808 Anatomic Pathology - Cytopathology - Imprint, touch preparation and/or direct smear $36.35
L815 Anatomic Pathology - Cytopathology - Sputum per specimen for general and/or specific assessment e.g. cellular abnormalities, asbestos bodies, lipids, haemosiderin $36.35
L804 Anatomic Pathology - Cytopathology - Smear, specific assessment e.g. eosinophils, asbestos bodies, amniotic fluid cells for estimation of fetal maturation $14.30
L810 Anatomic Pathology - Cytopathology - Fluids e.g. pleural, ascitic cyst, pericardial, C.S.F., urine and joint $25.00
L824 Anatomic Pathology - Cytopathology - Synovial fluid analysis, including description, viscosity, mucin clot, cell count, and compensated polarized light microscopy for crystals $24.70
L825 Anatomic Pathology - Cytopathology - Compensated polarized light microscopy for synovial fluid crystals $12.80
L819 Anatomic Pathology - Cytopathology - Seminal fluid analysis for infertility, including count, motility and morphology $13.60
L848 Anatomic Pathology - Cytopathology - Seminal fluid analysis - quantitative kinetic studies, including velocity linearity and lateral head amplitude $29.65
L820 Anatomic Pathology - Cytopathology - Smear for spermatozoa $8.15
L807 Cytogenetics - Smear for sex chromatin (Barr Body) or Neutrophil drumsticks $4.95
L811 Cytogenetics - Y chromosome $6.05
L803 Cytogenetics - Karyotype $73.95
L834 Special Procedures and Interpretation - Histology or Cytology - Histochemistry of muscle - 1 to 3 enzymes $15.15
L835 Special Procedures and Interpretation - Histology or Cytology - eachadditional enzyme … add $15.15
L841 Special Procedures and Interpretation - Histology or Cytology - Enzyme histochemistry and interpretation - per enzyme $15.15
L837 Special Procedures and Interpretation - Histology or Cytology - Immunohistochemistry and interpretation - per marker $15.60
L868 Special Procedures and Interpretation - Histology or Cytology - Special histochemistry for identification of microorganisms $35.05
L869 Special Procedures and Interpretation - Histology or Cytology - Special histochemistry for identification of elements other than microorganisms $15.55
L817 Special Procedures and Interpretation - Histology or Cytology - Anti-tissueantibodies and interpretation - per case $6.05
L842 Special Procedures and Interpretation - Histology or Cytology - anti-tissueantibodies, screening dilution, titration and interpretation … add $8.45
L849 Special Procedures and Interpretation - Histology or Cytology - Interpretation and handling of decalcified tissue $15.20
L843 Special Procedures and Interpretation - Histology or Cytology - Special microscopy of tissues including polarization, interference phase contrast, dark field, autofluorescence or other microscopy and interpretation $23.55
L844 Special Procedures and Interpretation - Histology or Cytology - Special microscopy of fluids (polarization, interference, phase contrast, dark field, autofluorescence or other microscopy and interpretation) $14.55
L845 Special Procedures and Interpretation - Histology or Cytology - Specimen radiography or microradiography and interpretation $10.40
L832 Special Procedures and Interpretation - Histology or Cytology - Xray diffraction analysis and interpretation $23.70
L816 Special Procedures and Interpretation - Histology or Cytology - Electron microscopy by TEM, STEM or SEM technique $97.95
L831 Special Procedures and Interpretation - Histology or Cytology - analytical electron microscopy, elemental detection or mapping, electron diffraction, per case … add $49.35
L836 Special Procedures and Interpretation - Histology or Cytology - Morphometry per parameter $24.70
L846 Special Procedures and Interpretation - Histology or Cytology - Flow cell cytometry and interpretation - per marker $12.60
L847 Special Procedures and Interpretation - Histology or Cytology - Caffeine - halothane contracture test and other confirmatory tests for malignant hyperthermia $65.15
L827 Biochemistry and Immunology - Interpretation of carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) $5.30
L828 Biochemistry and Immunology - Interpretation of hormone receptors for carcinoma to include estrogen and/or progesterone assays $7.95
L800 Haematopathology - Blood film interpretation (Romanowsky stain) $22.70
L826 Haematopathology - Blood film interpretation (special stain) $15.15
L802 Haematopathology - Bone marrow interpretation (Romanowsky stain) $44.45
L830 Haematopathology - Terminal transferase by immunofluorescence $11.85
L838 Haematopathology - Leukocyte phenotyping by monoclonal antibody technique $19.80
L829 Haematopathology - Haemoglobinopathy interpretation (payable for abnormal results only) $14.65
G015 FSH (pituitary gonadotrophins) $11.37
G016 TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) $9.82
G017 Prolactin $14.48
G018 Estradiol $28.44
G019 LH (luteinizing hormone) $9.31
G020 Progesterone $14.48
G021 HCG (human chorionic gonadotrophins) quantitative $15.51
G022 Testosterone $14.48
G023 Testosterone, free $25.85
G024 Androstenedione $38.78
G025 Dehydroepiandrosterone sulphate (DHEAS) $20.68
G026 17OH-progesterone $31.02
G027 Seminal fluid examination (complete) $11.37
G028 Cervicovaginal mucous specimen for cellular analysis for postcoital testing $10.34
G029 Antithrombin III assay $28.44
G030 Circulating anticoagulant (eg, lupus anticoagulant) $5.17
G032 Anti-DNA $23.27
G033 Anti-RNA $23.27
G034 Serial tube 4 or more antigens $15.51
G035 Titre - serial tube single antigen $7.76
G036 Sperm antibodies – screen $10.34
G037 Sperm antibodies – titre $20.68
G041 Target drug testing, urine, qualitative or quantitative … per test $3.70
G042 Target drug testing, urine, qualitative or quantitative … per test $2.50
G040 Drugs of abuse screen, urine, must include testing for at least four drugs of abuse … per test $15.00
G043 Drugs of abuse screen, urine, must include testing for at least four drugs of abuse … per test $7.50
G039 Creatinine $1.03
G031 Prothrombin time $6.40
G001 Cholesterol, total $5.70
G002 Glucose, quantitative or semi-quantitative $2.26
G481 Haemoglobin screen and/or haematocrit (any method or instrument) $1.37
G004 Occult blood $1.58
G005 Pregnancy test $3.88
G009 Urinalysis, routine (includes microscopic examination of centrifuged specimen plus any of SG, pH, protein, sugar, haemoglobin, ketones, urobilinogen, bilirubin)… $4.45
G010 One or more parts of above without microscopy $2.14
G011 Fungus culture including KOH preparation and smear $13.05
G012 Wet preparation (for fungus, trichomonas, parasites) $1.93
G014 Rapid streptococcal test $5.70