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  • AMA Youth Run Club | Alberta Medical Association
    Login help About the AMA Leaders Partners Member services Patients First AMA Youth Run Club Joint SGP SRM Section News Submission May 6 2013 The Alberta Medical Association AMA Youth Run Club is a pilot project which aims to help educate Alberta s school aged kids on the importance of regular physical activity as part of healthy living The AMA Youth Run Club is rolling out to schools in spring 2013 and is a partnership between the AMA and Ever Active Schools The SGP and SRM via the Primary Care Alliance Board supports the initiative and encourages physicians to participate in the program by showing support for a local school s run club This can be done in a number of different ways for more information contact Janet Boyer in Professional Affairs at the AMA janet boyer albertadoctors org or 780 482 0305 1 800 272 9680 A list of the 70 schools participating in the pilot program is available on the Ever Active Schools website Contact Run Club Coordinator Jackie Crooks for the name and contact information for the local run club leader Learn more about this initiative on the AMA website Website feedback The Alberta Medical Association stands

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  • Schedule of Medical Benefits | Alberta Medical Association
    to bill for their services and the rules that govern billing The Alberta Medical Association AMA offers a guide to the main aspects of the SOMB through its mini fee schedule and regular billing updates in the Billing Corner publication In this section find billing help related to the SOMB SOMB Mini fee schedule Billing Corner Useful additional resources SOMB Access the Schedule of Medical Benefits SOMB a link to the document on Alberta Health s website Mini fee schedule The April 1 2015 mini fee schedule is no longer available for online purchase At this time a decision has not yet been made to reprint the mini fee schedule for 2016 The mini fee schedule is a condensed version of the Schedule of Medical Benefits and is a useful tool for physicians and their billing staff If you have questions about the mini fee schedule please contact Staci Silverman Administrative Assistant Alberta Medical Association T 780 732 3356 Toll free 1 800 272 9680 ext 3356 Email Billing advice Billing Corner The AMA s Billing Corner keeps members up to date on billing changes 2015 December Billing Corner April Billing Corner 2014 October Billing Corner April Billing Corner Useful additional resources Follow Alberta Health Bulletins Updates and amendments from Alberta Health Read Alberta Health s Physician s Resource Guide How to handle fee for service claims under the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan Review Alberta Health Accredited Submitters Find an accredited billing company Use the Alberta Health H Link The H Link is one way to submit claims and billing information to Alberta Health and to download diagnostic codes and explanatory notes This page also includes information about becoming an accredited submitter Review Alberta health care legislation Website feedback Member services Physicians Our Agreements Compensation and billing Billing help

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  • Online Billing Advice | Alberta Medical Association
    login help Media Publications Member Sign in AMA member number Password Forgot your password Login help Alberta Medical Association Member Sign in AMA member number Password Forgot your password Login help About the AMA Leaders Partners Member services Patients First Home Member services Physicians Compensation and billing Billing help Online Billing Advice Online Billing Advice Navigate your way through complex fee codes and fee modifiers Billing advice sheets available in this section Please note We are still building this section Below is a list of the advice sheets we have created so far After Hours Time Premium 03 01AA BMI Body Mass Indicator Callback to Closed Office 03 05S Callbacks to Long Term Care CMGP Complexity Modifier CMXV15 CMXV30 CMXV20 CMXV35 COINPT replaces COMX Consultations Follow up Visits in Emergency UCC or AACC Follow up Visits Post Consultation Repeat Visits 03 03F 03 03FA Home Visits 03 03N 03 03P 03 03R Long Term Care Forms Admission and Placement 03 04D Pre operative History and Physical Examination 03 04M Special Callback to Hospital Outpatients 03 03KA 03 03LA 03 03MC 03 03MD Special Callback to Hospital Inpatients 03 05N 03 05P 03 05QA 03 05QB 03 05R Transfer of Care 03 03AO 03 03AU 03 03AI TOC Can t find what you re looking for Email billingadvice albertadoctors org Website feedback Member services Physicians Our Agreements Compensation and billing Billing help Schedule of Medical Benefits Online Billing Advice Billing tips Billing seminars Compensation programs Uninsured services Allocation Alternative Relationship Plans ARPs Economic indicators WCB Physician and Family Support Program PFSP Practice Management Program PMP AMA Physician Locum Services Insurance Wealth management Do the paperwork Resident Physicians Medical Students Membership Guide Manage your membership The AMA just made billing a whole lot easier The Fee Navigator a web based tool that

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  • Billing tips | Alberta Medical Association
    include chronic renal failure defined as stage 2 renal failure Updated Complex Care Plan Template Note If you are having trouble opening these files in your browser please right click save the file and try opening it from your computer After hours work After hours premium maximums After hours time premium 03 01AA in active treatment hospitals nursing homes or auxiliary hospitals After hours work Billing for before and after midnight After hours work over 2015 stat holidays After hours work over 2016 stat holidays Forms Goals of Care Forms or Green Sleeves Injections Are you claiming the right injections Botox injections for chronic migraine sufferers Claims for the nasal flu mist flu and pneumonia injections Multiple 13 59A injections at the same encounter Interim Federal Health Program Changes to the Interim Federal Health Program Lacerations Lacerations 98 22A and 98 22B Modifiers Are you using the BMI modifier correctly Claiming the BMI modifier for procedures CMGP and procedures CMGP modifier Complexity modifiers Transfer of Care modifier Record keeping Documentation is important How to claim for additional compensation EMSAF New investigation unit will tackle AHCIP claims and services Telephone calls Phone call documentation Tobacco cessation Tobacco cessation Visit services Billing for patients in a designated assisted living and assisted living facility Claims for newborns Dental pre op and related services Do you know how to bill for a pre operative history Family conferences 03 05JB How to bill for major portion thereof Post operative complications Resident provided services Visit with minor procedures Visits in the pre and post operative period WCB Are you missing out on billing when providing WCB services Billing WCB Alberta for debridement Billing WCB Alberta for expedited surgeries July 1 WCB same day on time report payments increase Receiving a warning message when using the CMPG01

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  • Billing seminars | Alberta Medical Association
    private seminars are tailored to your practice s specific billing needs and are available to PCNs general practitioners and specialists They usually last two hours and have no upper limit on participants Seminar fees Member physician billing seminars 183 75 per hour includes GST For more information and to book this kind of seminar contact Staci Silverman Administrative Assistant Physician Payments Alberta Medical Association T 780 732 3356 Toll free 1 800 272 9680 ext 3356 Email Staci Silverman General billing seminars Edmonton Date and time Wednesday March 2 6 9 p m Location Classroom D WMC Health Sciences U of A Hospital Register online www regonline ca EdmontonGBS2016 Calgary Date and time Wednesday March 16 6 9 p m Location Theatre 1 Health Sciences Centre Foothills Medical Centre Register online www regonline ca CalgaryGBS2016 Red Deer Date and time Tuesday April 5 6 9 p m Location Dana Soles Auditorium Red Deer Regional Hospital Register online www regonline ca RedDeerGBS2016 Rocky Mountain House Date and time Thursday May 12 6 9 p m Location Auditorium Rocky Mountain House Health Centre Register online www regonline ca RockyMountainHouseGBS2016 Medicine Hat Date and time Tuesday May 17 6 9 p m Location Lecture Theatre Level 3 Medicine Hat Regional Hospital Register online www regonline ca MedicineHatGBS2016 Lethbridge Date and time Wednesday May 18 6 9 p m Location County Hall Chinook Regional Hospital Register online www regonline ca LethbridgeGBS2016 Grande Prairie Date and time Tuesday May 31 6 9 p m Location Auditorium Queen Elizabeth II Hospital Register online www regonline ca GrandePrairieGBS2016 Peace River Date and time Wednesday June 1 6 9 p m Location Room 259 Peace River Community Health Centre Register online www regonline ca PeaceRiverGBS2016 Lloydminster Date and time Wednesday June 8 6 9 p m Location Conference Room 2 Lloydminster Hospital Register online www regonline ca LloydminsterGBS2016 Cold Lake Date and time Tuesday June 14 6 9 p m Location Classroom D Cold Lake Healthcare Centre Register online www regonline ca ColdLakeGBS2016 Barrhead Date and time Wednesday Jun 22 6 9 p m Location Education Room Basement Barrhead Helathcare Centre Register online www regonline ca BarrheadGBS2016 Edson Date and time Tuesday June 28 6 9 p m Location Education Room Edson Healthcare Centre Register online www regonline ca EdsonGBS2016 Drayton Valley Date and time Wednesday July 6 6 9 p m Location Pembina Room Drayton Valley Hospital and Care Centre Register online www regonline ca DraytonValleyGBS2016 The general seminars give you an overview on billing and a chance to catch up on recent billing changes Topics covered include Changes to the Schedule of Medical Benefits SOMB Understanding governing rules Claim rejections and resubmissions Third party uninsured services Improving billing practices Seminar fees AMA members and billing staff 105 participant includes GST Resident physicians AMA members No charge but must pre register Non members 236 25 participant includes GST Billing seminar video Watch our video on fee code 03 04J to find out about the Reasons for a

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  • How to bill for "major portion thereof" | Alberta Medical Association
    Hands Physician Advocacy Immunization Other Patient Health Matters albertapatients Forms Website and login help Media Publications Member Sign in AMA member number Password Forgot your password Login help Alberta Medical Association Member Sign in AMA member number Password Forgot your password Login help About the AMA Leaders Partners Member services Patients First Home Member services Physicians Compensation and billing Billing help Billing tips How to bill for major portion thereof How to bill for major portion thereof what does this mean When submitting claims for services that state major portion thereof at least half of the minimum time stated in the code must have elapsed For example if the code states 15 minutes or major portion thereof the minimum time that can be spent with the patient in order to submit a claim is eight minutes When more than one call is required each call must be the full 15 minutes The last call must make up a major portion of the required time For example if the physician spent 53 minutes with the patient three full 15 minute units have been spent as well as the major portion of one call therefore a total of four calls may be claimed If the physician spends 50 minutes with the patient only three calls could be claimed For more advice from AMA staff on any billing issues including explanations of recent billing changes please email AMA billing staff at billingadvice albertadoctors org Website feedback Member services Physicians Our Agreements Compensation and billing Billing help Schedule of Medical Benefits Online Billing Advice Billing tips How to bill for major portion thereof Lacerations 98 22A and 98 22B Goals of Care forms Dental pre op and related services After hours work over 2016 stat holidays WCB report fee adjustments coming April 1 and

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  • Lacerations 98.22A and 98.22B | Alberta Medical Association
    Length and Location For total lengths that are over any unit by any amount round up to the next unit Facial lacerations 2 5 cm per unit ears under jaw bone and hair line forward is considered the face Body lacerations 5 0 cm per unit remainder of body including scalp Layers For multiple layered lacerations measure and count each layer separately Billing Steps Measure the total the length of all laceration s Convert the length into number of units using the above definitions For facial lacerations less than 2 5cm or body less than 5cm use 98 22A Any lengths over those stated in 3 above use 98 22B with the number of calls equal to the number of total units regardless of location Examples A patient has a small laceration one layer on the cheek that is 2 3 cm Bill HSC 98 22A A patient has a double layer laceration on the cheek 2 5 cm long each layer Bill HSC 98 22B 2 calls A patient has two lacerations a leg laceration with two layers superficial layer 10 cm deep layer 5 cm and a 2 5 cm facial laceration Bill 98 22B 4 units 3 units for the leg lacerations layer one 2 units layer two 1 unit face laceration 1 unit 98 22A Laceration face up to 2 5 cm 1 unit or body up to 5 cm 1 unit NOTE See 98 22B for lacerations exceeding the lengths listed above 98 22B Laceration face over 2 5 cm 1 unit and or body over 5 cm 1 unit For each layer or unit refer to Price List NOTE The following applies to HSCs 98 22A and 98 22B Benefit includes primary closure of wound by any method excluding adhesive tape skin closure or

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  • Goals of Care forms | Alberta Medical Association
    Plans ARPs Economic indicators WCB Physician and Family Support Program PFSP Practice Management Program PMP AMA Physician Locum Services Insurance Wealth management Do the paperwork Resident Physicians Medical Students Membership Guide Manage your membership Patients First Advocacy timeline Health issues Prescription Alberta Many Hands Physician Advocacy Immunization Other Patient Health Matters albertapatients Forms Website and login help Media Publications Member Sign in AMA member number Password Forgot your password Login help Alberta Medical Association Member Sign in AMA member number Password Forgot your password Login help About the AMA Leaders Partners Member services Patients First Home Member services Physicians Compensation and billing Billing help Billing tips Goals of Care forms Goals of Care Forms or Green Sleeves Wondering what to bill when you complete the Goals of Care form also known as the Green Sleeve Although this service is not billable on its own to the patient or to Alberta Health the time spent completing the form can be claimed using complex modifiers CMGP CMXC as appropriate Complex modifiers can be added to the appropriate visit service and are used for time spent providing patient care and management on the same date of service as the visit occurred Website feedback Member services Physicians Our Agreements Compensation and billing Billing help Schedule of Medical Benefits Online Billing Advice Billing tips How to bill for major portion thereof Lacerations 98 22A and 98 22B Goals of Care forms Dental pre op and related services After hours work over 2016 stat holidays WCB report fee adjustments coming April 1 and July 1 2016 Billing seminars Compensation programs Uninsured services Allocation Alternative Relationship Plans ARPs Economic indicators WCB Physician and Family Support Program PFSP Practice Management Program PMP AMA Physician Locum Services Insurance Wealth management Do the paperwork Resident Physicians Medical Students Membership Guide

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