BC Billing Assistance

Guides to billing to the Medical Service Plan of British Columbia with ClinicAid. Specific questions related to WorkSafeBC, services covered by MSP, Teleplan, and special situations. Also includes cutoff and remittance dates for MSP.

What's the difference between an MSP billing number and a Payee number?
MSP billing number (practitioner ID number) is provided to you when you begin billing through MSP. This number never changes and it stays with you forever. ...
Fri, 1 Apr, 2022 at 2:47 PM
List of BC Explanatory (and Error) Codes
*A Our records indicate patient deceased. Please contact MSP. *B Patient's eligib...
Thu, 14 Apr, 2016 at 12:33 PM
Do I need the out of province address for an Out of Province claim?
No, you do not need to enter the out of province address when submitting your claim. A claim for an out of province patient must include the following i...
Fri, 1 Apr, 2022 at 2:58 PM
How do I submit an over age stale dated claim to MSP?
In BC, you have 90 days from the service date to submit your claim to MSP. If you are over the 90 day claim period, you may submit a written request, with a...
Fri, 1 Apr, 2022 at 3:20 PM
How do I bill for a Locum?
When one practitioner replaces another during holidays or sickness, payment for services may be made either to the principal practitioner or to the practiti...
Fri, 1 Apr, 2022 at 3:30 PM
Submitting Acupuncture claims to WCB
Currently Worksafe BC doesn’t accept acupuncture invoices electronically, they need to be submitted via paper form via fax (604.279.7590). Acupuncturis...
Fri, 1 Apr, 2022 at 3:54 PM
Submitting over-age (stale dated) claims to MSP
MSP allows submission of claims up to 90 days after the service date of when you have seen the patient. If you have claims that are older than 90 days that ...
Fri, 29 Apr, 2022 at 11:19 AM
Business Cost Premium (BCP)
Effective April 1, 2020 eligible physicians will be able to claim a new Business Cost Premium (BCP) on fees for Consultation, Visit, Counselling and Complet...
Fri, 1 Apr, 2022 at 4:07 PM
What is the Reciprocal PaymentAgreement?
Residents of all the Canadian provinces and territories (except Quebec) are covered under the Interprovincial Reciprocal Payment Agreement for Physician Ser...
Fri, 21 May, 2021 at 3:08 PM
British Columbia Health Services Contact Information
Medical Services Plan (MSP) Claims and Teleplan inquiries: Phone: 866.456.6950 Email: https://teleplan.hnet.bc.ca/   BC billing Teleplan (to ...
Wed, 4 May, 2022 at 3:43 PM