OHIP Payments for Palliative Care – Hospital

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 hospital.

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).

If you are having any issues with downloading your CME Certificate, please contact info@oma.org and it will be sent to you. Sorry for the inconvenience.

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 – Hospital services
  • Determine the correct billing codes for Palliative Care – Hospital services in the Schedule of Benefits
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Module 1 Hospital  
Unit 1 How does the Schedule define palliative care?
Unit 2 Special Palliative Care Consultation
Unit 3 Palliative Care Case Management Fee
Unit 4 Hospital Visits for Palliative Care
Unit 5 Special Visits to Hospital for Palliative Care
Unit 6 Counselling of Relatives on behalf of a Catastrophically or Terminally Ill Patient
Module 2 Test Your Knowledge  
Unit 1 Meet Ralph.
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