Change to the Claims Submission Period

26 Jan 2023 04:14 PM

Effective April 1, 2023 the Claims Submission period will go from six months to three months.

As per INFOBulletin 220907, the Ministry of Health (the ministry) is adjusting the claims submission period for OHIP fee-for-service insured and related services from six months to three months from the date a service is rendered in Ontario, effective April 1, 2023.

This change is outlined in the 2021-24 Physician Services Agreement.

The ministry is also implementing these claim submission timeframe adjustments for claim submissions from patients, other practitioners, community laboratories and independent health facilities.

Please note: this change will have no impact on claims for insured services rendered outside of the province of Ontario.

Charlene Rooz