O. Reg. 29/15: SERVICES TO OTHER MINISTRIES AND PUBLIC BODIES

Link to law: http://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/r15029
Published: 2015-02-12

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ontario regulation 29/15

made under the

Ministry of Revenue Act

Made: February 11, 2015
Filed: February 12, 2015
Published on e-Laws: February 13, 2015
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: February 28, 2015

Amending O. Reg. 293/12

(SERVICES TO OTHER MINISTRIES AND PUBLIC BODIES)

1. Ontario Regulation 293/12 is amended by adding the following section:

Health benefit programs

2.1 (1) The following are the services that the Minister of Revenue is authorized under clause 11 (3) (a) of the Act to provide to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, other ministries and public bodies in the administration of health benefit programs:

1. Verifying the information provided by applicants on their application form for a health benefit. 

2. Determining whether an applicant is eligible for a health benefit under a health benefit program.

(2) The following are the related services that the Minister of Revenue is authorized under clause 11 (3) (b) of the Act to provide to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, other ministries and public bodies in the administration of health benefit programs:

1. Responding to public inquiries about a health benefit program. 

2. Distributing application forms and consent forms for a health benefit program. 

3. Accepting and processing applications, consent forms and other related documents for a health benefit program. 

4. Issuing notices of entitlement and related correspondence to applicants for a health benefit program. 

5. Collecting amounts paid under a health benefit program to persons who were not entitled to receive them, and collecting any interest and penalties payable on those amounts. 

6. Assisting with the design and development of systems and business processes to administer a health benefit program. 

Commencement

2. This Regulation comes into force on the day it is filed.