What is a payment reduction charge
Please note the discounts have been removed for payments where the service is rendered by the physician on or after April 1, 2019.
"Payment Reduction Opted-In" is a 4.45% (3.15%+1.3%) physician payment discount, which is a reduction applied by the MOHLTC against ALL physician payments including the billings submitted through other billing vendors (except for reciprocal billings).
Please see the OHIP Bulletins in the links below:
Implementation of 2.65% Physician Payment Reduction in addition to the 0.5% discounts: http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/pro/programs/ohip/bulletins/4000/bul4652.pdf
Implementation of 1.3% Physician Payment Discount in addition to the existing discounts: http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/pro/programs/ohip/bulletins/4000/bul4657.pdf
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