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Fee Committee

Responsible for providing decisions on all matters pertaining to the MSI Physician's Manual

The Fee Committee will have decision-making authority to approve adjustments to the MSI Physician's Manual, including:.

  • the introduction of new fees
  • revisions or deletions of existing fee codes
  • additions, revisions or clarifications of the Preamble to the MSI Physician’s Manual

When the committee cannot reach consensus or has insufficient budget the matter will be referred to the Master Agreement Management Group (MAMG).

The Fee Committee will operate under the same terms of reference as the former Fee Schedule Advisory Committee (FSAC) unless amended by the Fee Committee.

Criteria

  • A member of Doctors Nova Scotia
  • Solid understanding of physician billing rules/Preamble
  • Willing to commit to a 3-year term
  • Willing to represent the entire physician membership, not just their section
  • Not currently a member of the Doctors Nova Scotia Board of Directors
  • Willing to work collaboratively with Department of Health and Wellness

Time commitment

  • 11 meetings per year (4-hour duration)
  • Review of meeting materials
  • Additional meetings as required
  • Fee Committee terms do not have end dates; however, the appointments have to be renewed by the Board of Directors every three years

Expression of interest

Doctors Nova Scotia members interested in serving on the Fee Committee can submit an Expression of Interest form.

Note:  Expressions of Interest will be kept for two years.  After two years members will have to re-submit.

Contact

Jessica Moore
Billing appeals advisor
902-481-4922
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4922


Fee Committee
Term chart
Member
Date elected/appointed
Ken Wilson, co-chair
January 2015
Michelle Raiche-Marsden
October 2008
Kevork Peltekian
November 2012
Alison Wellwood
 September 2016
Alana Patterson (interim ) November 2017