Billing seminars

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Find out how to take advantage of billing opportunities you may have been missing and ensure you are billing correctly. 

We offer both private member physician (for you and your staff) and general seminars.

Member physician billing seminars

We offer private billing seminars to AMA member physicians and their billing teams. At least one AMA member physician must be present throughout the seminar.

Typically taking about two hours, the private seminars are tailored to your practice's specific billing needs and are available to PCNs, general practitioners and specialists. There is no maximum number of attendees.

Currently, the private billing seminars are being offered as Zoom videoconferences only.

Private billing seminar fees

  • Member physician billing seminars: $183.75 per hour (includes GST).

To book a private billing seminar, contact  

General billing seminars

Next scheduled general billing seminars

  • We currently do not have any general seminars scheduled.

Billing education - large group

If you are an AMA-member-physician interested in attending a free Zoom billing seminar to learn more about billing for hospital based services, choose a date and time for your practice focus from the schedule below and email with your full name and contact information as well as the date you would like to attend:

Family Medicine – On-call ER, rural-rotation duty ER, hospital inpatient, LTC

  • Wednesday, July 19, 7 to 8:30 p.m. MDT
  • Wednesday, September 27, 7 to 8:30 p.m. MDT
  • Wednesday, October 18, 7 to 8:30 p.m. MDT

Medical specialties – ER coverage, inpatient billing

  • Wednesday, July 26, 7 to 8:30 p.m. MDT
  • Wednesday, October 4, 7 to 8:30 p.m. MDT

Surgical specialties – ER coverage, inpatient billing

  • Wednesday, September 20, 7 to 8:30 p.m. MDT
  • Wednesday, October 11, 7 to 8:30 p.m. MDT

We’ll confirm your AMA membership and register you for the seminar and let you know if we have any questions.

Past billing webinars

April 3, 2020 Webinar:

Virtual Care codes and March 31 changes to the SOMB

The AMA hosted a webinar focused on Virtual Care codes and the March 31, 2020 Schedule of Medical Benefits changes.

View presentation slides.The information herein is what was known on the date of the seminar. Any intervening changes in the SOMB are not reflected in the slide deck. For full information please ensure to check the AMA Fee Navigator® and direct any questions to Health Economics.

March 27, 2020 Webinars:

Getting started with Virtual Care and help with privacy, tools and billing

The AMA hosted two webinars for Alberta physicians, focusing on how to start using Virtual Care for patient care while minimizing risk of exposure to patients, staff and physicians during the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics covered included getting started with Virtual Care, privacy, tools and billing. The two sessions were merged into one recording. View presentation slides

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