The Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) and the Saskatchewan Medical Association (SMA) have reached an Agreement for a period of five years commencing on October 1, 2020 and expiring on September 30, 2025.
The most recent agreement includes the following:
all physician service rates and reporting fees schedules are effective October 1, 2020
all physician service rates and reporting fees will be adjusted annually beginning April 1, 2022 using the “GP index”
if increases to the GP index are unavailable, the adjustment will occur within 30 days of the index becoming available
descriptor for some of the fee codes are updated to better reflect physician practices