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Physician Information

MSI Physician Services

The Medical Services Insurance (MSI) plan covers the cost of most insured physician services for eligible Nova Scotia residents.

The Billing Publication section will provide information on billing, to physicians submitting claims to MSI, for insured services.  Please use the subscribe section to enable MSI to notify you of new MSI Physicians’ Bulletins and updates to the Physician’s Manual.

Questions frequently asked by physicians and their staff are located in the Billing FAQs  section.

Information on the post payment audit process can be found in the MSI Monitoring section.

The Physician Registration section contains the necessary forms to register with MSI as a service provider.

Please use the Subscribe section to enable MSI to notify you of new MSI Physicians’ Bulletins and updates to the Physician’s Manual.

Locum Program

Nova Scotia’s provincial locum program provides temporary support to doctors who are already practicing in communities throughout Nova Scotia. Locum physicians deliver quality care to the patients of physicians who must be away from their practices due to education, maternity, vacation, illness or other types of leave.

Physician Recruitment

Successful physician recruitment and retention is an important and continuing initiative. In Nova Scotia doctors, health care professionals, district health authorities, and communities all work together to provide Nova Scotians with the health care services they need. Each District Health Authority (DHA) identifies on an ongoing basis the family practice and specialty positions that are available.

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Site last updated: July 13th, 2015.