Regulation - LGIC

Amendments to Regulation 329/04 under Personal Health Information Protection Act

Regulation Number(s):
329/04
Instrument Type:
Regulation - LGIC
Bill or Act:
Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004
Summary of Decision:
Approved amendments to Regulation 329/04 under the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004:
- Permit Cancer Care Ontario to disclose the personal health information of out-of-province patients to their counterpart organizations in other provinces for health planning and administration purposes.
- Add medical officers of health to the list of custodians that can rely on assumed implied consent for the collection, use and disclosure of personal health information for the purpose of providing health care.
- Prescribe new registries: The Ontario Perinatal Surveillance system and the Ontario Tumour Bank.
- Revoke section 25.1.
- Amend s. 5(1)[1] to remove a reference to an outdated cross-reference to the Child and Family Services Act.
Further Information:
Proposal Number:
10-HLTC039
Posting Date:
October 26, 2010
Summary of Proposal:
Amendments to Regulation 329/04 under the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 would:
- Permit Cancer Care Ontario to disclose the personal health information of out-of-province patients to their counterpart organizations in other provinces for health planning and administration purposes.
- Add medical officers of health to the list of custodians that can rely on assumed implied consent for the collection, use and disclosure of personal health information for the purpose of providing health care.
- Prescribe new registries: The Ontario Perinatal Surveillance system and the Ontario Tumour Bank.
- Revoke section 25.1.
- Amend s. 5(1)[1] to remove a reference to an outdated cross-reference to the Child and Family Services Act.
Contact Address:
Effective Date:
November 5, 2009
Decision:
Approved