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The provincial Medical On-Call / Availability Program (MOCAP) was established by the 2001 Working Agreement between the British Columbia Medical Association (BCMA) and the Government of British Columbia.
For all MOCAP questions, please contact Brian Young, Regional Manager Physician Compensation:
Brian.Young@northernhealth.ca or 250-645-6292.
The Northern Health Physician Statement Application provides physicians with a summary of:
Please note: Access to the statement application requires a user to be logged into the Northern Health network.
For any issues with accessing the Northern Health network, please contact IT at:
For questions concerning the application, please contact Physician Compensation at:
The Northern and Isolation Travel Assistance Outreach Program (NITAOP) provides travel funding for approved visiting specialists and family medicine physicians who provide medical services to rural and remote communities.
Medical services eligible for funding:
Only those physicians in approved programs within Northern Health can submit claims for NIATOP funding.
Northern and Isolation Travel Assistance Outreach Program (NITAOP) Policy
Physicians must submit the travel expense form as well as any applicable receipts in order to be reimbursed for their travel.
Application for expenses
The deadline for submission of all expense forms is June 30th.
Sessions are funded by the Alternative Payment Plan branch of the Ministry of Health and are used to:
A session is defined as:
Please note: Smaller amounts of time not adding to a full session will be recognized but payment will not be made until the smaller amounts have accumulated to at least a quarter of an hour.
For more information, please see the Ministry of Health's APP Policy Framework.
Within the current Sessions Application, Sessional physicians are required to enter the following information when reporting sessional encounters:
The new and upcoming Ministry requirements of encounter reporting for sessions to MSP Teleplan will include:
A new sessional application, eSessions, is nearing development completion. We are tentatively setting a go-live date of August 15, 2016 .
To ease transition, sessional physicians will not be required to enter the new encounter information but will enter the same information as the current system. Over the course of the 2016-17 fiscal year, a phased approach will commence with all sessional groups encounter reporting by March 31, 2017. A physician user manual is currently being developed and will be available shortly.