How to Get an OHIP Billing Number


Steps to Take to Get Your OHIP Billing Number

Register with the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to get your billing number. Below are the steps:
1. Complete and sign the Application for OHIP Billing Number for Health Professionals form Tip: 
Primary practice = where you currently work or plan to work the majority of your time. 
2. Attach a copy of a blank cheque with "VOID" written on it (to set up direct deposit)
3. Attach a copy of a valid Certificate of Registration with a governing body
Three ways to submit your application
  1. By email (best method): Scan originals and send by email:  ProviderRegistration.MOH@ontar Tip: You can use popular scanning apps on your smartphone to scan the documents. Popular free scanning apps you can use are Tinyscan or TurboScan.
  2. By fax to: 613-545-5848
  3. By mail:
    Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
    Claims Services Branch, Provider Registry Unit
    P.O. Box 68,  Kingston, ON K7L 5T3
It can take up to 6 weeks for your billing number to be issued. You will receive a letter from the MOHLTC confirming your registration, and an invitation to set up your MCEDT/Gosecure account.
Follow the instructions in the MCEDT/Gosecure invitation letter. 
Also, our guide to OHIP billing provides all the steps you need to take in order to start your practice. If you need further information about setting up a new medical practice or selecting an OHIP billing software the guide is a good place to start.
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