Dentists are accredited with Saskatchewan Health and are, therefore, automatically accredited with the WCB and authorized to treat our customers. Learn about accreditation, authorization to treat, billing, payments, reporting to the WCB and what forms you need.
Dentists are accredited with Saskatchewan Health and are therefore automatically accredited with the WCB and authorized to treat our customers.
Dentists invoice us for services provided to our customers following the College of Dental Surgeons of Saskatchewan payment schedule and assessment rules.
Summarize all services provided on your invoice.
Payment can only be issued if the invoice meets our criteria. The following information is required:
Keep a daily record of the service you provide to our customers in case an audit is required.
If the WCB receives an application for payment after a 12-month period from the time the medical aid is provided to an injured worker, the WCB will not pay any account rendered by a physician, surgeon, hospital or other health care professional or institution. See WCB Procedure, Medical Aid Billings – Payment (PRO 53/2006).
By submitting WCB invoices online, they will be processed through an automatic payment process. This means your invoices will be paid sooner than if you fax or email them to us.
Online submission methods:
Save time and give your users the ability to upload invoices online.
Eliminate entry duplication by uploading invoices from your system to the WCB website. Here is the document with instructions on how to update your software: Everything a vendor needs to know.
Here are the files needed for updating your system to be compatible with the medical invoice batch submission process:
If you have any questions with the batch submission process or are ready to test your system with us, please contact the webmaster.
Vendors who are already capable of uploading batch invoices:
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We issue payments to care providers weekly and provide statements to confirm the payments were issued. These statements may include explanatory codes to provide details regarding specific services.
Care providers, like employers and workers, are required to report to the WCB any injury that requires medical attention, whether or not the worker needs time off work beyond the day of the injury. Prompt reporting allows the WCB to arrange timely payment of benefits to injured workers.
Under legislation, care providers do not require a signed release from an injured worker in order to provide medical information to the WCB because:
The Initial Report (M7) form is to be used to provide information about treatment, functional recovery and response to treatment.
When treating WCB customers, care providers assume certain roles and responsibilities. The WCB relies on all care providers to ensure that:
When treating WCB customers, dentists will:
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