I am writing with respect to the April 18 announcement by Ontario Health Minister Deb Matthews wherein she unveiled her government’s plans to “invest” $156 million to “improve access” for “more seniors” to receive physiotherapy. In her remarks and accompanying news release, Matthews leaves out that physiotherapy is to be delisted from OHIP coverage effective August 1, 2013. In fact, according to government web sites, Ontario Regulation 552 has already been amended- with no public consultation whatsoever.

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