Schedule of Medical Benefits

Schedule of Medical Benefits (SOMB) is the fee schedule and list of medical benefits insured under the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan.

Effective October 1, 2019

Medical Benefits

Codes and definitions

Anaesthetic rates

SOMB archive

Allied health schedules of benefits

Four allied health providers – oral and maxillofacial surgery, optometry, podiatry and podiatric surgery – have insured services covered under the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan.

Fee resources

Rural Remote Northern Program

The Rural Remote Northern Program (RRNP) compensates physicians who practice in under-serviced areas in Alberta.

The RRNP has 2 financial components:

  • flat fee payment – paid to physicians who practice and reside in an eligible community
  • variable fee premium – paid to physicians who provide services in an eligible community, whether or not they reside in an eligible community

RRNP documents

The RRNP helps in the recruitment and retention of physicians to under serviced areas/communities in Alberta. RRNP has been part of the clinical stabilization initiative since September 2007.

Billing concerns

For billing concerns, contact the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan office:

Email: health.ahcipmail@gov.ab.ca

Suspected billing abuse

To report suspected billing abuse, contact the Ministry of Health’s compliance and monitoring branch:

Email: mibranch@gov.ab.ca