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The 4-Step Guide to OHIP Billing For Ontario Optometrists

the 4 step guide to ohip billing for ontario optometrists

In Canada, we are fortunate to have government funded health care. Medicare is the ever-changing, publicly funded system that continues to evolve to changes within medicine and the society to meet medically necessary health care services. However, instead of having a single health care plan for all across Canada, there …

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The Easy Guide To Ontario Optometry Exam Fees

the easy guide to ontario optometry exam fees

Ontario optometry exam fees were the last thing on my mind as an optometrist trained in the US and then returning to my hometown in Ontario, Canada. There was a learning curve with how to bill for eye exam services, what diagnostic codes to input after the patient’s exam, and …

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The New Grad OD’s Transition from the US to Canada

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As an optometry graduate from the United States, my thought was to settle down in the States and join a private practice. Moving back to Toronto has been an eye-opener with regards to the differences in the health care systems. Those studying in the States and planning to practice optometry …

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5 Things You Need to Practice Optometry in Canada

5 Things You Need to Practice Optometry in Canada

If you are starting your career in optometry, Ontario is a wonderful place to consider. Whether you are an American or Canadian trained optometrist, there are several steps and associated costs to know ahead of time before you can begin practicing in the province. Firstly, as a graduate of an …

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6 Important Tips About Ontario Optometry Opportunities

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As an American-trained optometrist returning home or starting a new life in Canada, it may feel a bit unfamiliar at first. Fret not, because Ontario optometry opportunities and the day-to-day patients are all going to be similar to what you have previously been exposed to in clinical training during optometry …

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Optometry Scope of Practice in Canada

What is the optometry scope of practice in Canada? As a new graduate optometrist, it is important to know the limitations of the optometry scope of practice where you reside. We live in the most exciting time to practice Optometry in Canada. Many provincial legislations are approving optometrists in their …

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Life as a New Optometrist – Canada Edition

I’m here to tell you about what it takes to start practicing as an optometrist in Canada after getting your education at an optometry school in the US. I, like many of my colleagues, obtained my optometry degree at a US institution and made the decision to travel back home to …

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