Act

2010 Long-term care home and chronic care co-payment rate increase and 2010 comfort allowance increase

Regulation Number(s):
79/10
Instrument Type:
Act
Bill or Act:
Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007
Summary of Decision:
Approved amendment to change the co-payment rate for residents of long-term care homes and chronic care patients in hospitals to increase by 0.3% (the 2009 CPI) effective July 1, 2010. This increase translates into a $0.16 per day increase raising the daily basic co-payment rate from $53.07 to $53.23. Effective November 1, 2010 the comfort allowance will increase from $128.00/month to $130.00/month. These changes affect approximately 77,000 residents in long-term care homes and 600 patients in chronic care hospital beds.
Further Information:
Proposal Number:
10-HLTC023
Posting Date:
October 26, 2010
Summary of Proposal:
The co-payment rate for residents of long-term care homes and chronic care patients in hospitals will increase by 0.3% (the 2009 CPI) effective July 1, 2010. This increase translates into a $0.16 per day increase raising the daily basic co-payment rate from $53.07 to $53.23. Effective November 1, 2010 the comfort allowance will increase from $128.00/month to $130.00/month. These changes affect approximately 77,000 residents in long-term care homes and 600 patients in chronic care hospital beds.
Contact Address:
1075 Bay St., Suite 1202, Toronto, ON, M5S 2B1
Effective Date:
July 1, 2010
Decision:
Approved