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    Health Service Code 03.01LT

    Online medical control (OLMC) - Telephone calls from EMS practitioners on site to OLMC physicians on duty weekdays 0700 - 1700 hours

    NOTE:

    Refer to the notes following HSC 03.01LV

    Additional notes:
    • Listed under 03.01LV - Online medical control (OLMC) - Telephone calls from EMS practitioners on site to OLMC physicians on duty any day 2200 - 0700 hours:
      1. May only be claimed in those situations where the call to the OLMC physician has been dispatched through the STARS Link Centre, or a similar central dispatch centre for calls of this nature, on behalf of an EMS practitioner in attendance at an emergency situation where the EMS protocols, or the judgement of the EMS practitioner, necessitate contact with the OLMC physician.
      2. May only be claimed when the OLMC physician has provided an opinion and recommendations for patient management to the EMS practitioner after reviewing the patient's history and condition with the EMS practitioner as well as review of laboratory and other data where indicated.
      3. May not be claimed for situations where the purpose of the call is to:
        • arrange for an expedited consultation or procedure within 24 hours except when the conditions in note 2 are met.
        • arrange for laboratory or diagnostic investigations.
      4. A maximum of two claims may be claimed per patient, per physician, per day.
      5. Documentation of the phone call must be recorded in their respective records.
    Category:V Visit
    Base rate:$27.88

    Fee modifiers:

    No modifiers.

    Governing Rules:

    No Governing Rules.