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    Health Service Code 03.01T

    Physician to patient secure videoconference

    1. May only be claimed for medically necessary advice or follow up where the nature of the condition can safely be managed via secure videoconference.
    2. May only be claimed for those patients where an established physician-patient relationship exist and the physician has seen the patient in the previous 12 months.
    3. May only be claimed when the service is provided using a secure videoconference system that is in compliance with the CPSA guidelines on secure electronic communication and when the physician/clinic has submitted a Privacy Impact Assessment for this service acceptable to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Alberta.
    4. May only be claimed once per calendar week per patient per physician.
    5. A maximum of fourteen 03.01T per calendar week per physician may be claimed.
    6. A visit service may not be claimed if provided within 24 hours following the electronic communication.
    7. HSC 03.01T is not payable in the same calendar week as 03.05JR or 03.01S by the same physician for the same patient.
    8. May not be claimed when the service is provided by a physician proxy.
    9. Documentation of the service must be recorded in the patients' record.
    10. May not be claimed for inpatients.
    Category:V Visit
    Base rate:$20.00

    Fee modifiers:

    No modifiers.

    Governing Rules:

    No Governing Rules.