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Volume 25, Number 10—October 2019

Economic Burden of West Nile Virus Disease, Quebec, Canada, 2012–2013

Najwa Ouhoummane, Eric Tchouaket, Anne-Marie Lowe, Ann Fortin, Dahlia Kairy, Anne Vibien, Jessica Kovitz-Lensch, Terry-Nan Tannenbaum1, and François MilordComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Institut National de Santé Publique du Quebec, Quebec City, Canada (N. Ouhoummane, A. Fortin, F. Milord); Université du Quebec en Outaouais, Gatineau, Quebec, Canada (E. Tchouaket); Public Health Agency of Canada, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (A.-M. Lowe); Université de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (D. Kairy); Centre de Recherche Interdisciplinaire en Réadaptation du Montreal Métropolitain, Montreal (D. Kairy); Centre Intégré de Santé et de Services Sociaux de la Montérégie Est-Hôpital Honoré Mercier, St.-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada (A. Vibien, J. Kovitz-Lensch); Institut National de Santé Publique de Montreal, Montreal (T.-N. Tannenbaum); Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada (F. Milord)

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Table 2

Physician service claims billing codes and costs for outpatient paramedical services, Quebec, Canada, 2012–2013*

Medical/paramedical service Régie de l’Assurance maladie du Québec billing code Patient age, y: rate in 2014/visit
Primary care physician visit 08874 <60: $40.00
00074 60–69: $42.05
08879 70–79: $48.60

>80: $50.80
Neurologist visit 09162: initial visit $70.60

09164: control visit
Physiotherapy, occupational and speech therapy
Home care 09171 $44.00

*Costs are in Canadian dollars.

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