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Medicare Protection Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 286

The Act establishes the Medical Services Commission with powers to regulate, investigate, and audit the practices and billings of physicians and other medical service providers. Where the commission determines that a service provider has been overpaid, the commission may make an order for repayment.

  • Nature of Interest: Order for repayment may be filed in the Supreme Court.
  • Electronic Submissions: On the Form 17 Charge, Notation or Filing, select Nature of Interest, Crown Lien, and attach an image of the order under the Medicare Protection Act.
  • Effect of Filing: Order, once filed, is enforceable in the same manner as an order of the court.