May 5, 2018: A weekly scan of new legislation and regulations important to the Ontario health sector, as well as articles of interest.
No new bills of interest.
Status of Previously Reported Bills
Bill 31 – Plan for Care and Opportunity Act (Budget Measures), 2018
|Ordered for Third Reading on May 3, 2018.|
Regulation 522 – Expanding Inter-provincial Health Care Coverage to Include Home Care Services
Regulation 522 would be amended to provide immediate OHIP coverage for individuals moving to Ontario from another province or territory where they were insured under a publicly funded health insurance plan and require access to home care services.
Comments Deadline: June 18, 2018
Proposed Amendments to Regulations under the Health Protection and Promotion Act (“HPPA”)
The proposed changes to the regulations to HPPA related to Schedule 3 of the Strengthening Quality Accountability for Patients Act, 2017 has been approved. A new authority has been established to permit the regulation of certain recreational water facilities and public service settings
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Articles of Interest
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