Government Extends Virtual Care Options

Government is extending access to virtual care options like telephone and videoconferencing that are available for doctors to connect with patients.

Physicians’ payment codes for virtual visits will be available until Dec. 31, 2020.

Government continues to evaluate information and options to help inform the long-term approach to virtual care.

Virtual care is one of several measures introduced to strengthen the health system and help Nova Scotians during the COVID-19 pandemic.