O. Reg. 136/10: Health Professionals Advisory Committees


Published: 2010-04-12

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ontario regulation 136/10

made under the

Local Health system integration act, 2006

Made: March 31, 2010
Filed: April 12, 2010
Published on e-Laws: April 14, 2010
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: May 1, 2010


Amending O. Reg. 264/07

(Health Professionals Advisory Committees)

1. The title to Ontario Regulation 264/07 is revoked and the following substituted:

 

general

2. The Regulation is amended by adding the following heading before section 1:

Health Professionals Advisory Committees

3. (1) Subclause 2 (4) (b) (i) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “long-term care” and substituting “long-term care home”.

(2) Clause 2 (4) (c) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “long-term care” and substituting “long-term care home”.

(3) Clause 2 (4) (e) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “long-term care” and substituting “long-term care home”.

(4) Clause 2 (4) (f) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “long-term care” and substituting “long-term care home”.

4. The Regulation is amended by adding the following heading and section:

Long-Term Care Homes: Reconciliation and Recovery

Long-term care homes: reconciliation and recovery

3. (1) Every licensee of a long-term care home shall submit a reconciliation report to the local health integration network for the geographic area where the home is located,

(a) in each calendar year for the previous calendar year; and

(b) for any other period within the calendar year.

(2) A reconciliation report under subsection (1) shall be submitted in the form and manner, with the content and by the date determined in accordance with,

(a) the accountability agreement between the Minister and local health integration network required under section 18 of the Act; and

(b) the service accountability agreement between the licensee of the long-term care home and the local health integration network required under section 20 of the Act.

(3) Before submitting the reconciliation report required under clause (1) (a), the licensee shall ensure that the report is audited by a person licensed under the Public Accounting Act, 2004 or, in the case of a municipal home or a joint home approved under Part VIII of the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007, by the municipal auditor who audits the books of account and ledgers of the home.

(4) If the funding paid to the licensee of a long-term care home by the local health integration network under subsection 19 (1) of the Act in respect of the home exceeds the allowable subsidy for the reconciliation period, the excess funding paid is a debt owing by the licensee to the Crown in right of Ontario and, in addition to any other methods available to recover the debt, the local health integration network may deduct the excess funding paid from subsequent payments to the licensee.

(5) If the funding paid to a licensee of a long-term care home by the local health integration network under subsection 19 (1) of the Act in respect of the home is less than the allowable subsidy for the reconciliation period, the local health integration network shall pay the difference to the licensee.

(6) The first reconciliation report under clause (1) (a) shall be submitted in 2011 for the 2010 calendar year.

(7) In this section,

“allowable subsidy” means the allowable subsidy as determined by the local health integration network in accordance with,

(a) the reconciliation reports,

(b) the accountability agreement between the Minister and local health integration network required under section 18 of the Act, and

(c) the service accountability agreement between the licensee of the long-term care home and the local health integration network required under section 20 of the Act; (“subvention autorisée”)

“home” means a long-term care home within the meaning of the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007; (“foyer”)

“licensee of a long-term care home” means a health service provider that is a licensee within the meaning of the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007.  (“titulaire de permis d’un foyer de soins de longue durée”)

5. This Regulation comes into force on the day section 1 of the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007 comes into force.

 

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