New Hospital at Home fees

Issue: BCMJ, vol. 62, No. 10, December 2020, Pages 365-366 News

The BC government is implementing its Hospital at Home program across BC over the next few months to provide acute care services to patients in their own homes. The program allows eligible patients requiring hospital care to be “admitted” to hospital, but to receive that care at home from an interdisciplinary team led by a most responsible practitioner with hospital admitting privileges.

Hospital at Home is intended to provide care that is equivalent to the care provided in a hospital. It will allow a subset of acutely ill patients to choose an alternative to traditional inpatient treatment when appropriate and desired by both the patient and physician.

Effective 1 November 2020, two new fees are available to bill for Hospital at Home services: a Hospital at Home visit fee and a Hospital at Home FP Conference with Allied Care Provider and/or Physician. Detailed information is available at

. New Hospital at Home fees. BCMJ, Vol. 62, No. 10, December, 2020, Page(s) 365-366 - News.

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