I am writing  with respect to the  Aptil 18 announcement by Ontario Health Minister Deb Matthews wherein she unveiled her government’s plan 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 Aug 1, 2013. In fact, according to government websites, Ontario Regulation 552 has already been amended- with no public consultation whatsoever.

 

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