Physician tariffs and rates are paid according to the Manitoba Physician's Manual, where applicable.
Doctors Manitoba and the WCB have a contract for reporting fees and other services not typically billed through Manitoba Health.
The following WCB tariffs are available to Physicians:
|3024||Physician - Initial Report Fee|
|3025||Physician - Progress/Discharge Report Fee Note 1|
|3026||Narrative Report (per page) OR pre-approval by WCB for Dr's hourly rate Note 2|
|3010||Physician Telephone Conversation (15 min period, or major portion thereof)|
|0015||Photocopy Charge (up to first 5 pages)|
|0016||Photocopy Charge (additional pages over 5)|
|0017||Chart Note Preparation Fee|
|0018||In-Person Consultation Fee|
|3022||Pain Management Fee|
|5562||Admin Fee cannot be claimed with a progress report (3025) or opioid progress report (8115) Note 3|
|5559||Surgical Admin Fee (over $100 but less than $300)|
|5560||Surgical Admin Fee (over $300)|
|8114||Opioid Management - Initial Report Fee|
|8115||Opioid Management Progress Report Fee|
- If a physician submits a claim for a Doctors Progress Report (3025), they cannot claim for the admin fee (5562) for follow up visits.
- The WCB pays per page for Narrative Reports (3026) or, with approval from the WCB, the physician's hourly rate.
- When a physician is required to see a patient on more than one occasion but does not submit a doctor's progress report (or opioid management report) for that visit, the physician is entitled to claim the admin fee (5562).
- Where an anesthetist or physiatrist performs approved pain management injections or surgical procedures, the WCB pays the anesthetist or physiatrist an admin fee (5562). The admin fee will be paid per injured worker unless procedures for the same injured worker are at least 90 days apart. After 90 days, the additional admin fee may be charged.
You can access the full details of the WCB contract by contacting Doctors Manitoba.