ORA Position Statement – E078

The ORA has prepared a comprehensive document that explains the E078 billing issue and why it may jeopardize the future of patient care in Ontario if not resolved quickly. ORA Position: E078 Needs […]

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Good News! K083 Billing Code Can Now Be Submitted!

Please see the OMA Bulletin Here: OHIP Bulletin: Submitting K083 Code […]

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OHIP Bulletin – COVID-19 Advance Payment Program

Please find information on this program here: OHIP Bulletin – Advance Payment Program […]

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Delayed Payments For Virtual Care – How This Impacts Recently Graduated Rheumatologists

Delayed Funding for Virtual Care Puts New Rheumatologists at Risk of Closure, Affecting Patient Care During COVID-19 Every Ontarian has been affected by COVID-19, including recently graduated rheumatologists. New rheumatologists have stepped-up to […]

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ORA Official Position Statement – Funding for Virtual Care During COVID-19

The ORA has published an official position statement on this topic: Position on OHIP Funding We also draw your attention to the OMA’s Protect Healthcare initiative #DotheRightThing […]

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We Are Providing Excellent Virtual Care to Our Patients During COVID-19. We Need Your Support to Continue Looking After You!

A Message from the ORA President, Dr. Jane Purvis Re: Doctors against Covid #DoTheRightThing When social distancing measures were implemented last month, the rheumatology community quickly adapted in order to provide virtual care […]

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DO NOT SUBMIT VIRTUAL CODES YET

Please do not submit any of the new virtual care billing codes including K083 until directed by the OMA and the Ministry that this code can be accepted by OHIP computers. There has […]

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OTN – OneID Registration Instructions

At the April 7, ORA Virtual Town Hall, Janet Gallant from OTN was able to answer many of your questions, including how to sign up!  We are pleased to share the following instructions […]

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New Rituximab Biosimilar Now Available! + Actemra Auto Injector & Pre-filled Syringe Approved by EAP!

Effective today, March 31, Truxima (rituximab) has new LU codes for RA. Here is the information shared by the Ministry: Truxima (rituximab) 100mg/10mL, 500mg/50mL – Inj Sol (CEH) LU Code 575 For the […]

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COVID-19 and Recommended Sources for Information

Published March 3, 2020.  Last updated March 31, 2020 2:35PM The ORA has compiled a list of online resources that members may consult for information on COVID-19.  These links are being provided as […]

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