Amendment of O. Regulation 329/04 (General) under the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (PHIPA)
Regulation - LGIC
Bill or Act:
Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004
Summary of Decision:
Made: November 4, 2021
Filed: November 17, 2021
Published on e-Laws: November 17, 2021
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: December 4, 2021
Analysis of Regulatory Impact:
The proposed amendments to the PHIPA Regulation would have no additional costs or burdens on the public. There would be no impacts on administrative costs or fiscal implications within the government not already accounted for.
Presuming that the Minister makes an order under the Connecting Care Act, 2019 to transfer the operations of CorHealth to Ontario Health, the consequences of not proceeding with the regulation would be that Ontario Health would not be able to assume operation of the Cardiac and Vascular Services Registry.
February 21, 2021
Summary of Proposal:
The proposed amendment to O. Reg. 329/04 (General) under the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA) would remove a reference to the Cardiac Care Network of Ontario (now knows as CorHealth), and insert a reference to Ontario Health as the operator of the Cardiac and Vascular Services Registry ("the Registry").
Under ss. 39(1)(c) of PHIPA, a health information custodian may disclose personal health information to a "prescribed person" who compiles or maintains a registry of personal h
Director, Information Management Strategy and Policy Branch
Digital Health Division,
Ministry of Health
1075 Bay St, 13th Floor,
Toronto ON M5S 2B1
December 1, 2021