As of August 15, 2023 occupational therapists with a direct billing relationship with ICBC are governed by the
Health Care Services Terms and
Program Guide, which outline service expectations and reporting requirements.
Your ICBC supplier account number
Occupational therapy firms that wish to bill iCBC directly are required to submit an application for an
ICBC vendor number and have their participating occupational therapists submit a signed
Participation Agreement confirming that they will adhere to the Program Guide and
Health Care Services Terms. Occupational therapists who sign the agreement are placed on an approved list of service providers; however, being on the list does not guarantee work.
Invoicing and reporting
Occupational therapists on the approved list of service providers may use the Health Care Provider Portal (HCPP) to
submit invoices and reports directly to ICBC. Section 10 of the
Program Guide provides additional detail about invoicing.
Please invoice the following services manually using the CL392 invoice. Submit the invoice and reports together to
- Functional Job Match Assessment
- Functional Capacity Evaluation
- Functional Driver Evaluation
Occupational therapists are expected to assess and determine their treatments in accordance with the College practice standards.
Refer to the
Minor Injury Regulation made under the Insurance (Vehicle) Act when treating a patient with an injury listed in sections 3 or 4 in the Diagnostic and Treatment Protocols.
Note: Oversight is the responsibility of a health care provider to ensure treatment plans are in alignment with the treatment goals of the primary care provider(s). This may involve sharing of the assessment findings and treatment recommendations with the primary care provider, in accordance with the College's information sharing guidelines.
The hourly rate for Occupational Therapy services is adjusted annually based on the Consumer Price Index. The hourly rate is outlined in the
Insurance (Vehicle) Act and the
Enhanced Accident Benefit Regulation and is listed below.
|Occupational therapy||$126 per hour|
This fee applies to all treatments administered on or after April 1, 2023, regardless of the date of the crash that caused the injury.
ICBC participates in the
BC Government Mobility Devices and Durable Medical Equipment Master Standing Agreement. Where durable medical equipment purchases are required to support ICBC customer care, the purchase should be made from an approved supplier as set out in Section 9 of the