Bulletin 230320 — Year 3 Increase: Indigenous Primary Health Care Organization
Permanent adjustments of the Year 1 and Year 2 increases will be effective April 1, 2023.
To: Indigenous Primary Health Care Organization (IPHCO) Physicians
Category: Primary Health Care Services, Physician Services
Written by: Negotiations Branch, Physician and Provider Services Division
Date issued: April 1, 2023
The Ministry of Health and the Ontario Medical Association have been working together to implement physician compensation increases in accordance with the 2021 Physician Services Agreement (PSA).
The PSA provides for Year 1 and Year 2 compensation increases to be implemented as permanent adjustments to physician payments effective April 1, 2023. The permanent increase amounts vary according to relativity as outlined in the PSA. They are allocated to each section or physician grouping, as per page 6 of the Financial Agreement of the PSA.
Base payment increase
Effective April 1, 2023, the following payment elements under your funding agreement will be increased by 2.5%:
- Base Payment
- Benefit Payment
Amendments to Funding Agreements to allow for the flow of funds related to this increase will be finalized as soon as possible.
Payments will be retroactive to April 1, 2023.
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