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Activity-based remuneration reminder: Fiscal 2019-20 deadline is April 15

March 10, 2020

The deadline to submit PMH activity-based payment remuneration claims to the Finance department for the 2019-20 fiscal year is Wednesday, April 15.

The fiscal year ends Tuesday, March 31. Please complete the 2019-20 PMH Activity-Based Remuneration Form and email it to Finance at finance@cwcpcn.com or fax it to 403.228.5845.

Activity-based payment remuneration for 2020-21

As outlined in the 2019-22 CWC PCN business plan, the time available for remuneration of PMH activity-based payments for the 2020-21 fiscal will be one hour per month.

Physicians with an Enhanced or Comprehensive membership can claim the hour (at a rate of $211.75 per hour) for interactions with PMH team members regarding patient care, quality improvement, or paneling activities within their clinic.

The new PMH Activity-Based Remuneration Form for the 2020-21 fiscal year – activity-based payments for April 2020 to March 2021 – is also now available to download.

Important information

If you have a Behavioural Health Consultant (BHC), you may be eligible for the Shared Mental Health ARP, which allows you to bill for the following activities:

  • Reading the BHC notes after a patient has been seen (maximum five minutes per patient’s notes)
  • Informal discussions with your BHC to discuss patient care (per five minutes for in-person, phone, or secure online discussions)
  • Referrals to the BHC – typed or in writing referral (maximum five minutes per referral – once per patient/presenting problem)
  • For more information, please contact Sandra Lotero at Sandra.lotero@ahs.ca or 403.955.6832

If you have any questions about your claims, please contact the Finance department or your Physician Liaison.

 


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