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    Health Service Code 08.19N

    Renewal, amendments, cancellation or expiry of a CTO as well as necessary work involved in the completion of an apprehension order, examination on apprehension, written statement or non-compliance report, per full 15 minutes

    1. To be claimed by the psychiatrist most responsible, physician designated by Alberta Health Services to perform this service or in the case of examination on apprehension by an emergency room physician.
    2. May not be claimed for travel time or direct psychiatric treatment with the patient. Claims for direct psychiatric treatment should be submitted using the appropriate HSC.
    3. Benefit includes form completion and communication to community physician(s), and other health practitioners involved in the care of the patient.
    Common terms:
    • CTO
    Category:V Visit
    Base rate:$47.41

    Fee modifiers:

    TypeCode# of callsExplicitActionAmount
    SKLLEMSPReplace Base$47.41
    SKLLFTERReplace Base$47.41
    SKLLGNMHReplace Base$49.37
    SKLLGPReplace Base$49.37
    SKLLPSYCReplace Base$61.52
    SESUSESU1 - 32For Each Call Pay Base At100%
    CALLM151 - 12For Each Call Pay Base At100%

    Governing Rules:

    • 2.3.3

      Where time is described as a full amount of minutes e.g. a full 5 minutes, the physician must spend the full amount of time stated in the HSC in order to submit a claim for the service.

    • 4.11.1

      A physician may submit claims for group psychotherapy, psychiatric management and/or indirect services for the same patient on the same day.