The car insurance regime in Ontario has undergone extensive and significant changes over the past several years. Prior to 1990, Ontario had a “pure tort” system. Under this system, an accident victim was entitled to make a claim for compensation for damages against the negligent driver who was at fault for the accident.
HALIFAX – Ten Nova Scotia doctors are being investigated for irregularities in their prescribing practices for highly addictive opioids.
Earlier this year, a massage therapist removed a large number of confidential patient files from a multidisciplinary clinic prompting investigations by law enforcement and the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario (IPC). Fortunately, the investigations help set a precedent to determine file ownership and the patient information was safely returned to the clinic owner.
Recently, the regulatory body of Ontario has passed a new rule that requires chiropractors to maintain a current certification in first aid and CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation). As a practicing chiropractor in Ontario, I am confident that this life saving information will be of great benefit to our practice.
Fraud charges have now been laid against legal and health practitioners at a Toronto clinic following an investigation into alleged fraudulent auto insurance injury claims.
The Minister of Health and Long-Term Care in Ontario has asked the Health Professions Regulatory Advisory Council (HPRAC) to "review issues relating to the regulation of chiropody and podiatry and provide advice as to whether and how there should be changes to existing legislation regarding these related professions."
Oct. 10, 2014 – WorkSafeBC is asking for stakeholder review and comment on the possible creation of policy on plantar fasciitis. The Occupational Disease Recognition Regulation of the Workers Compensation Act recognizes plantar fasciitis as an occupational disease, with no presumption in favour of work causation. There is currently no policy direction on plantar fasciitis or the recognition of any risk factors.
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