Health Services Appeal and Review Board

Record #: ONT00072
Last Full Update: 13 Jul 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 416-327-8512
Toll Free Phone 1-866-282-2179
TTY Phone 416-326-7889 or 1-877-301-0889
Fax 416-327-8524

Agency Information

Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Established 1998
Funding Provincial - MHLTC

Description and Service Details

Description (Service) Independent review board which handles appeals involving health care services in Ontario

Decisions that can be appealed or reviewed by the board include:
  • OHIP coverage
  • eligibility and amount of community services
  • orders of Medical Officers of Health and public health inspectors
  • orders and decisions regarding long-term care homes
  • decisions regarding the licensing of independent health facilities

Board handles reviews and appeals under 12 different laws:
  • Ambulance Act
  • Commitment to the Future of Medicare Act, 2004
  • Healing Arts Radiation Protection Act
  • Health Facilities Special Orders Act
  • Health Insurance Act
  • Health Protection and Promotion Act
  • Home Care and Community Services Act, 1994
  • Immunization of School Pupils Act
  • Independent Health Facilities Act
  • Laboratory and Specimen Collection Centre Licensing Act
  • Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007
  • Private Hospitals Act
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility No restrictions
Application No referral required * call for more information * appeals must be mailed or faxed within 30 days of receiving the decision
Languages English ; French

Site Information

Site Location Toronto (Old Toronto)
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Address & Map
151 Bloor St W, 9th Fl
Toronto, ON M5S 1S4
Intersection Avenue Rd and Bloor St W
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Income Programs
HCSD Sub Heading Social Assistance
Service Categories Provincial/Territorial Health Insurance Appeals/Complaints