Human Resources Legislative Update
Omnibus Healthcare Bill Passed
Date: December 14, 2017
On December 12, 2017, Bill 160, Strengthening Quality and Accountability for Patients Act, 2017, received Royal Assent.
As previously reported, Bill 160 is omnibus legislation which addresses the delivery of healthcare services in Ontario. It enacts the Health Sector Payment Transparency Act, 2017, Medical Radiation and Imaging Technology Act, 2017 and Oversight of Health Facilities and Devices Act, 2017. It also amends the Health Protection and Promotion Act, Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007, Ontario Drug Benefit Act, Excellent Care for All Act, 2010, Retirement Homes Act, 2010 and Ambulance Act, among other things.
The Bill should be consulted for coming into force information