SERVICE FEES NOT COVERED BY THE QUEBEC PUBLIC HEALTH INSURANCE  (RAMQ)

Services that are not medically required, that is to say that are not related to the prevention or the cure of diseases, are services not covered by the Quebec public health insurance (RAMQ). Expenses related to these uninsured services must be paid for by the patient.

SURGICAL EXCISION OF A BENIGN SKIN LESION*

On the head and neck/genitals

1 lesion: 200$

Additional lesions: 100$/each

On the body

1 lesion: 100$

Additional lesions: 60$/each

Larger lesion (>1cm) or cyst

1 lesion: 350$

Additional lesions: 200$/each

Punch excision of a lesion <5mm

1 lesion: 200$

Additional lesions: 100$/each

Punch excision of a lesion >5mm

1 lesion: 200$

Additional lesions: 100$/each

REMOVAL OF A BENIGN LESION BY CRYOTHERAPY (LIQUID NITROGEN)*

1 lesion: 50$

Additional lesions: 10$ each

Maximum: 200$

REMOVAL OF A BENIGN LESION BY SNIPPING*

1 lesion: 70$

Additional lesions: 30$ each

REMOVAL OF A BENIGN LESION BY CURETTAGE OR ELECTROSURGERY*

1 lesion: 70$

Additional lesions: 30$ each

REMOVAL OF A SKIN TAG OR MILIUM (THAT DOES NOT REQUIRE ANESTHESIA)*

Each lesion: 20$

Maximum: 200$

XANTHELASMA (BY CAUTERY OR TCA PEEL)

One quadrant: 120$

Additional quadrants (max 4): 80$ each

INJECTION OF MEDICAL BOTULINUM TOXIN (PATIENT BRINGS THEIR OWN)

Axillae (underarms) for sweating - both sides: 400$
Notalgia parenthetic: 250$

* The diagnosis of benign lesions is made by the dermatologist when the lesion does not pose a danger to the health of the patient.

 

** Please note that all excision techniques are likely to leave a scar.

 

*** Prices are subject to change without notice.

 

**** If you believe that the amounts claimed from you are for insured services within the limits of the Health Insurance Act, you may, in writing, up until five years after the date of payment, claim a reimbursement from the Régie de l'assurance maladie du Quebec, which will then refund the amount when it is determined that its billing was not allowed and recover the amount from the professional or third party involved.