Mini practice profiles for 2021
Your 2021 mini practice profile is now available to you exclusively on the Doctors of BC website (login required). The profile provides you with informative statistics based on the MSP fee-for-service payments made to you for services provided in the 2021 calendar year, including any settlements or retroactive payments issued as of 31 March 2022.
Why view your profile?
This information allows you to monitor your MSP billing in comparison to your peer group. It also allows you to view your billing patterns, identify any flags, and make proactive changes, if needed, which may reduce your risk of an MSP audit.
Also in the data are fee-for-service claims paid by MSP on behalf of ICBC and WorkSafeBC. The profiles are an accurate reflection of claims submissions and payments made in the claims record that identified you as the physician who provided the service, or in the case of referred services, identified you as the referring practitioner.
Need more information?
If you have questions or need help understanding your profile, please contact Tara Hamilton, senior advisor, Audit and Billing at email@example.com or 604 638-6058 (toll free 1 800 665-2262).
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