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How to bill WCB surgical assists

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Written by Tessa Brown
Updated over a week ago

Surgical Assist via Telelplan should include the following. 

  1. Billing for the surgical assist 00195/196/197 as per the $ value of surgery performed by the surgeon.

  2. Worksafe Surgical assist - Level 1/2/3/4 is billed on top of these fees and must include times.

  3. Call out is permitted as well as continuing care [surgical bonus] if permitted based on the time of the call.

Payments will denied if the are lacking times, or they have not received a copy of the OR REPORT as required on file for this to be paid.   HINT: The operative report must be received within twenty (20) business days of the date of surgery, and is a requirement for WorkSafeBC to process payment.    Fax the operative report to (604) 233-9777 or Toll Free at 1 888 922-8807 or alternatively you can send it to us at and we will be happy to assist you.

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