Palliative Care – Home and Community

The purpose of this module is to provide a general overview of the payment rules for palliative care services billed to OHIP. This module focuses on palliative care services that occur in the home and community.

OHIP fee codes referred to in this module can be located via the numeric index of the current OHIP Schedule of Benefits (the “Schedule”).

For additional information on billing for palliative care services, refer to the OMA Quick Reference Guide – OHIP Payments for Palliative Care.

This Self-Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 2 Mainpro+ credits.

This activity is an Accredited Self-Assessment Program (Section 3) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the University of Ottawa’s Office of Continuing Professional Development. You may claim a maximum of 2.0 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

Faculty Disclosures

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify and use the appropriate billing codes for Palliative Care – Home & Community services
  • Determine the correct billing codes for Palliative Care – Home & Community services in the Schedule of Benefits

Module 1 Home and Community  
Unit 1 How does the Schedule define palliative care?
Unit 2 Special Palliative Care Consultation
Unit 3 Palliative Care Case Management Fee
Unit 4 Telephone Management of Palliative Care
Unit 5 Office Visits for Palliative Care
Unit 6 Home Visits for Palliative Care
Unit 7 Palliative Care Case Conference
Module 2 Test Your Knowledge  
Unit 1 Meet George.
Unit 2 Quiz Question #1
Unit 3 Quiz Question #2
Unit 4 Quiz Question #3
Unit 5 Quiz Question #4
Unit 6 Quiz Question #5
Unit 7 Quiz Question #6
Unit 8 Quiz Question #7
Unit 9 Quiz Question #8
Module 3 Feedback  
Unit 1 Tell us what you think of this module