Schedule of Medical Benefits (SOMB)

D'Arcy A. Shade, Consultant, Fees and Allocation, Alberta Medical Association

The SOMB lists all the health services that physicians are able to bill for their services and the rules that govern billing.

The Alberta Medical Association (AMA) offers a guide to the main aspects of the SOMB through its mini fee schedule and regular billing updates in the Billing Corner publication.

In this section, find billing help related to the SOMB:


Access the Schedule of Medical Benefits (SOMB) (a link to the document on Alberta Health's website)

Mini fee schedule

The April 1, 2016 mini fee schedule is no longer available for online purchase. We will not be printing a version for 2017.

The mini fee schedule is a condensed version of the Schedule of Medical Benefits and is a useful tool for physicians and their billing staff.

If you have questions, please contact

Billing Corner

The AMA's Billing Corner keeps members up to date on billing changes.   





Useful additional resources

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