Expanding Interprovincial Health Care Coverage to Include Home Care Services
The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (the "ministry") is proposing to expand interprovincial coverage to include home care services for Ontarians in another province or territory (PT) of Canada as well as for individuals moving to Ontario from another PT where they were insured under a publicly funded health insurance plan.
Ticket Sales Act, 2017: Exemptions
A new regulation has been developed to exempt the sale of tickets to events at certain types of small venues and movie theatres from the Ticket Sales Act, 2017.
Health Insurance Act - Regulation 552: General
The regulation amends Regulation 552 to make clear that an insured person receiving in-patient services at a private hospital is entitled to receive accommodation and meals at the standard or public ward level at no charge. This amending regulation also updates the list of private hospitals set out under Schedule 1 to reflect current corporate and operating names.
Regulation 991 Amendments
The amendments to Regulation 991 under the Registered Insurance Brokers Act are intended to help modernize the regulation of insurance brokers to meet current standards and better protect Ontario consumers.
Improvements to the Ministry of Transportation's Medical Reporting Program
The Ministry of Transportation will be strengthening
the identification of medically unfit drivers by: expanding mandatory medical reporting to include nurse practitioners, in addition to
physicians and optometrists; clarifying the medical conditions, visual impairments and functional impairments that must be reported to the Ministry of Transportation; and improving customer service and simplifying compliance by allowing those suspended for medical reasons to keep their licence.