Telephone or Video Assessments
DX - 080 - Coronavirus
In support of the government’s efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19 in Ontario, the Minister of Health has temporarily listed as insured services the provision of assessments of or counselling to insured persons by telephone or video, or advice and information to patient representatives by telephone or video, as well as a temporary sessional fee code. These codes came into effect March 2020.
Physicians can begin to submit claims for COVID-19 as of May 1, 2020.
K080 - $23.75
Minor assessmentof a patient by phone/video (< 10 mins)regarding health maintenance, diagnosis, treatment and/or prognosis.
K081 - $36.85
(a) Intermediate assessment of a patient by phone/video (min. 10 mins); (b) Psychotherapy, Psychiatric or primary mental health care.