R-5 - Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec

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2. The function of the Board shall be to administer and implement the programs of the health insurance plan instituted by the Health Insurance Act (chapter A-29) and any other program entrusted to it by law or by the Government.
The Board shall, in particular, for such purposes,
(a)  assume the cost of services and goods provided for under the programs;
(b)  control the eligibility of persons to the programs, the remuneration paid to health professionals, and payments or reimbursements made, as the case may be, to institutions, laboratories, the person dispensing the service or furnishing the goods or the person who received them;
(c)  advise the Minister of Health and Social Services on any matter he refers to it and inform him of any problem or any matter which, in its opinion, warrants examination or action by that Minister, by another minister or by any interested body with regard to the administration or implementation of a program;
(d)  organize and direct the operational research and assessment needed for proper administration and implementation of the programs;
(e)  publish, subject to Division VII of the Health Insurance Act, any information relating to:
i.  its management, operational research and assessment activities;
ii.  the nature, frequency, origin, destination, distribution and cost of insured services it has paid for; and
iii.  the total and average remuneration of health professionals, by class and specialty, by region and by type of acts;
(f)  inform the public of the possibilities of access to all services and goods it is empowered to pay and the conditions to be fulfilled to have access thereto;
(g)  subject to sections 63 and 64 of the Health Insurance Act, inform persons who have benefited from health services of the name of the health professional, the institution, the laboratory or of any person having furnished insured services to them, the dates on which they were furnished, the cost of each service received and the total sum thus paid for those services during a given fiscal year;
(h)  establish and keep up to date, for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, a register of health professionals and, subject to section 63 of the Health Insurance Act, facilitate access to it by the Minister of Health and Social Services or his authorized representative for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) or any other Act under the administration of the Minister;
(h.0.1)  (subparagraph repealed);
(i)  contribute, subject to the ninth paragraph of section 67 of the Health Insurance Act, to research in the fields of health and social services;
(j)  (subparagraph repealed);
(k)  make recommendations to the Minister of Health and Social Services on changes in the price of medications already entered on the list provided for in section 60 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance (chapter A-29.01).
The Board shall carry out any mandate entrusted to it by the Minister of Health and Social Services.
The Board shall be the depositary of the data relating to health and social services entrusted to it pursuant to an agreement subject to section 70 of the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information (chapter A-2.1) by the Minister of Health and Social Services, an agency referred to in the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2), an institution within the meaning of that Act, a public health director or the regional council established by the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5). The management of the data shall be assumed by the Board on behalf of the person or body having entrusted the data to the Board.
The Board shall exercise any function that is entrusted to it in accordance with the Act respecting the sharing of certain health information (chapter P-9.0001) and the Act to promote access to family medicine and specialized medicine services (chapter A-2.2).
The Board shall set up a system designed to allow every insured person, within the meaning of the Health Insurance Act, to find a physician who agrees to provide medical care to the person. It shall also set up a system designed to allow every insured person to make an appointment with a general practitioner who is subject to an agreement entered into under section 19 of that Act. The Board may also, at the Minister’s request, allow such a system to be used to make an appointment with a health care or social services professional who practises within a family medicine group and belongs to a class of professionals identified by the Minister. The Board must, at the Minister’s request, evaluate the performance of these systems. The information from the systems that the Board must communicate to the Minister for health and social services assessment and evaluation purposes may be prescribed by government regulation. Subject to the access to information granted to the users of these systems, the information they contain benefits from the same protection as that provided for in Division VII of the Health Insurance Act.
The Board shall establish and update a consent registry for the post-mortem removal of organs and tissues, for use by organizations that coordinate organ or tissue donations and are designated by the Minister of Health and Social Services under section 2.0.11.
The Board shall also exercise any function delegated to the Board pursuant to an agreement with a minister.
1969, c. 53, s. 2; 1970, c. 37, s. 81; 1971, c. 47, s. 17; 1973, c. 30, s. 15; 1974, c. 40, s. 20; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1979, c. 1, s. 56; 1981, c. 9, s. 38; 1982, c. 53, s. 57; 1985, c. 6, s. 511; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1989, c. 50, s. 44; 1988, c. 51, s. 121; 1991, c. 42, s. 587; 1992, c. 21, s. 375; 1997, c. 94, s. 2; 1999, c. 22, s. 41; 1999, c. 48, s. 1; 1999, c. 89, s. 45; 2005, c. 32, s. 287; 2007, c. 31, s. 1; 2010, c. 15, s. 76; 2010, c. 38, s. 1; 2012, c. 23, s. 151; 2015, c. 25, s. 1; 2017, c. 21, s. 90.
2. The function of the Board shall be to administer and implement the programs of the health insurance plan instituted by the Health Insurance Act (chapter A-29) and any other program entrusted to it by law or by the Government.
The Board shall, in particular, for such purposes,
(a)  assume the cost of services and goods provided for under the programs;
(b)  control the eligibility of persons to the programs, the remuneration paid to health professionals, and payments or reimbursements made, as the case may be, to institutions, laboratories, the person dispensing the service or furnishing the goods or the person who received them;
(c)  advise the Minister of Health and Social Services on any matter he refers to it and inform him of any problem or any matter which, in its opinion, warrants examination or action by that Minister, by another minister or by any interested body with regard to the administration or implementation of a program;
(d)  organize and direct the operational research and assessment needed for proper administration and implementation of the programs;
(e)  publish, subject to Division VII of the Health Insurance Act, any information relating to:
i.  its management, operational research and assessment activities;
ii.  the nature, frequency, origin, destination, distribution and cost of insured services it has paid for; and
iii.  the total and average remuneration of health professionals, by class and specialty, by region and by type of acts;
(f)  inform the public of the possibilities of access to all services and goods it is empowered to pay and the conditions to be fulfilled to have access thereto;
(g)  subject to sections 63 and 64 of the Health Insurance Act, inform persons who have benefited from health services of the name of the health professional, the institution, the laboratory or of any person having furnished insured services to them, the dates on which they were furnished, the cost of each service received and the total sum thus paid for those services during a given fiscal year;
(h)  establish and keep up to date, for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, a register of health professionals and, subject to section 63 of the Health Insurance Act, facilitate access to it by the Minister of Health and Social Services or his authorized representative for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) or any other Act under the administration of the Minister;
(h.0.1)  (subparagraph repealed);
(i)  contribute, subject to the ninth paragraph of section 67 of the Health Insurance Act, to research in the fields of health and social services;
(j)  (subparagraph repealed);
(k)  make recommendations to the Minister of Health and Social Services on changes in the price of medications already entered on the list provided for in section 60 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance (chapter A-29.01).
The Board shall carry out any mandate entrusted to it by the Minister of Health and Social Services.
The Board shall be the depositary of the data relating to health and social services entrusted to it pursuant to an agreement subject to section 70 of the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information (chapter A-2.1) by the Minister of Health and Social Services, an agency referred to in the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2), an institution within the meaning of that Act, a public health director or the regional council established by the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5). The management of the data shall be assumed by the Board on behalf of the person or body having entrusted the data to the Board.
The Board shall exercise any function that is entrusted to it in accordance with the Act respecting the sharing of certain health information (chapter P-9.0001) and the Act to promote access to family medicine and specialized medicine services (chapter A-2.2).
The Board shall set up a system designed to allow every insured person, within the meaning of the Health Insurance Act, to find a physician who agrees to provide medical care to the person. It shall also set up a system designed to allow every insured person to make an appointment with a general practitioner who is subject to an agreement entered into under section 19 of that Act. The Board must, at the Minister’s request, evaluate the performance of these systems. The information from the systems that the Board must communicate to the Minister for health and social services assessment and evaluation purposes may be prescribed by government regulation. Subject to the access to information granted to the users of these systems, the information they contain benefits from the same protection as that provided for in Division VII of the Health Insurance Act.
The Board shall establish and update a consent registry for the post-mortem removal of organs and tissues, for use by organizations that coordinate organ or tissue donations and are designated by the Minister of Health and Social Services under section 2.0.11.
The Board shall also exercise any function delegated to the Board pursuant to an agreement with a minister.
1969, c. 53, s. 2; 1970, c. 37, s. 81; 1971, c. 47, s. 17; 1973, c. 30, s. 15; 1974, c. 40, s. 20; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1979, c. 1, s. 56; 1981, c. 9, s. 38; 1982, c. 53, s. 57; 1985, c. 6, s. 511; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1989, c. 50, s. 44; 1988, c. 51, s. 121; 1991, c. 42, s. 587; 1992, c. 21, s. 375; 1997, c. 94, s. 2; 1999, c. 22, s. 41; 1999, c. 48, s. 1; 1999, c. 89, s. 45; 2005, c. 32, s. 287; 2007, c. 31, s. 1; 2010, c. 15, s. 76; 2010, c. 38, s. 1; 2012, c. 23, s. 151; 2015, c. 25, s. 1.
2. The function of the Board shall be to administer and implement the programs of the health insurance plan instituted by the Health Insurance Act (chapter A-29) and any other program entrusted to it by law or by the Government.
The Board shall, in particular, for such purposes,
(a)  assume the cost of services and goods provided for under the programs;
(b)  control the eligibility of persons to the programs, the remuneration paid to health professionals, and payments or reimbursements made, as the case may be, to institutions, laboratories, the person dispensing the service or furnishing the goods or the person who received them;
(c)  advise the Minister of Health and Social Services on any matter he refers to it and inform him of any problem or any matter which, in its opinion, warrants examination or action by that Minister, by another minister or by any interested body with regard to the administration or implementation of a program;
(d)  organize and direct the operational research and assessment needed for proper administration and implementation of the programs;
(e)  publish, subject to Division VII of the Health Insurance Act, any information relating to:
i.  its management, operational research and assessment activities;
ii.  the nature, frequency, origin, destination, distribution and cost of insured services it has paid for; and
iii.  the total and average remuneration of health professionals, by class and specialty, by region and by type of acts;
(f)  inform the public of the possibilities of access to all services and goods it is empowered to pay and the conditions to be fulfilled to have access thereto;
(g)  subject to sections 63 and 64 of the Health Insurance Act, inform persons who have benefited from health services of the name of the health professional, the institution, the laboratory or of any person having furnished insured services to them, the dates on which they were furnished, the cost of each service received and the total sum thus paid for those services during a given fiscal year;
(h)  establish and keep up to date, for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, a register of health professionals and, subject to section 63 of the Health Insurance Act, facilitate access to it by the Minister of Health and Social Services or his authorized representative for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) or any other Act under the administration of the Minister;
(h.0.1)  (subparagraph repealed);
(i)  contribute, subject to the ninth paragraph of section 67 of the Health Insurance Act, to research in the fields of health and social services;
(j)  (subparagraph repealed);
(k)  make recommendations to the Minister of Health and Social Services on changes in the price of medications already entered on the list provided for in section 60 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance (chapter A-29.01).
The Board shall carry out any mandate entrusted to it by the Minister of Health and Social Services.
The Board shall be the depositary of the data relating to health and social services entrusted to it pursuant to an agreement subject to section 70 of the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information (chapter A-2.1) by the Minister of Health and Social Services, an agency referred to in the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2), an institution within the meaning of that Act, a public health director or the regional council established by the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5). The management of the data shall be assumed by the Board on behalf of the person or body having entrusted the data to the Board.
The Board shall exercise any function that is entrusted to it in accordance with the Act respecting the sharing of certain health information (chapter P-9.0001) and the Act to promote access to family medicine and specialized medicine services (chapter A-2.2).
The Board shall set up a system designed to allow every insured person, within the meaning of the Health Insurance Act, to find a physician who agrees to provide medical care to the person. It shall also set up a system designed to allow every insured person to make an appointment with a general practitioner who is subject to an agreement entered into under section 19 of that Act. The Board must, at the Minister’s request, evaluate the performance of these systems. The information from the systems that the Board must communicate to the Minister for health and social services assessment and evaluation purposes may be prescribed by government regulation. Subject to the access to information granted to the users of these systems, the information they contain benefits from the same protection as that provided for in Division VII of the Health Insurance Act.
The Board shall establish and update a consent registry for the post-mortem removal of organs and tissues, for use by organizations that coordinate organ or tissue donations and are designated by the Minister of Health and Social Services under section 2.0.11.
The Board shall also exercise any function delegated to the Board pursuant to an agreement with a minister.
1969, c. 53, s. 2; 1970, c. 37, s. 81; 1971, c. 47, s. 17; 1973, c. 30, s. 15; 1974, c. 40, s. 20; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1979, c. 1, s. 56; 1981, c. 9, s. 38; 1982, c. 53, s. 57; 1985, c. 6, s. 511; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1989, c. 50, s. 44; 1988, c. 51, s. 121; 1991, c. 42, s. 587; 1992, c. 21, s. 375; 1997, c. 94, s. 2; 1999, c. 22, s. 41; 1999, c. 48, s. 1; 1999, c. 89, s. 45; 2005, c. 32, s. 287; 2007, c. 31, s. 1; 2010, c. 15, s. 76; 2010, c. 38, s. 1; 2012, c. 23, s. 151; 2015, c. 25, s. 1.
The sixth paragraph of section 2 comes into force, except to the extent that it concerns the implementation by the Board of a system designed to allow every insured person to make an appointment with a general practitioner who is subject to an agreement entered into under section 19 of the Health Insurance Act (chapter A-29).
2. The function of the Board shall be to administer and implement the programs of the health insurance plan instituted by the Health Insurance Act (chapter A-29) and any other program entrusted to it by law or by the Government.
The Board shall, in particular, for such purposes,
(a)  assume the cost of services and goods provided for under the programs;
(b)  control the eligibility of persons to the programs, the remuneration paid to health professionals, and payments or reimbursements made, as the case may be, to institutions, laboratories, the person dispensing the service or furnishing the goods or the person who received them;
(c)  advise the Minister of Health and Social Services on any matter he refers to it and inform him of any problem or any matter which, in its opinion, warrants examination or action by that Minister, by another minister or by any interested body with regard to the administration or implementation of a program;
(d)  organize and direct the operational research and assessment needed for proper administration and implementation of the programs;
(e)  publish, subject to Division VII of the Health Insurance Act, any information relating to:
i.  its management, operational research and assessment activities;
ii.  the nature, frequency, origin, destination, distribution and cost of insured services it has paid for; and
iii.  the total and average remuneration of health professionals, by class and specialty, by region and by type of acts;
(f)  inform the public of the possibilities of access to all services and goods it is empowered to pay and the conditions to be fulfilled to have access thereto;
(g)  subject to sections 63 and 64 of the Health Insurance Act, inform persons who have benefited from health services of the name of the health professional, the institution, the laboratory or of any person having furnished insured services to them, the dates on which they were furnished, the cost of each service received and the total sum thus paid for those services during a given fiscal year;
(h)  establish and keep up to date, for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, a register of health professionals and, subject to section 63 of the Health Insurance Act, facilitate access to it by the Minister of Health and Social Services or his authorized representative for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) or any other Act under the administration of the Minister;
(h.0.1)  (subparagraph repealed);
(i)  contribute, subject to the ninth paragraph of section 67 of the Health Insurance Act, to research in the fields of health and social services;
(j)  (subparagraph repealed);
(k)  make recommendations to the Minister of Health and Social Services on changes in the price of medications already entered on the list provided for in section 60 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance (chapter A-29.01).
The Board shall carry out any mandate entrusted to it by the Minister of Health and Social Services.
The Board shall be the depositary of the data relating to health and social services entrusted to it pursuant to an agreement subject to section 70 of the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information (chapter A-2.1) by the Minister of Health and Social Services, an agency referred to in the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2), an institution within the meaning of that Act, a public health director or the regional council established by the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5). The management of the data shall be assumed by the Board on behalf of the person or body having entrusted the data to the Board.
The Board shall exercise any function that is entrusted to it in accordance with the Act respecting the sharing of certain health information (chapter P-9.0001) and the Act to promote access to family medicine and specialized medicine services (chapter A-2.2).
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The Board shall set up a system designed to allow every insured person, within the meaning of the Health Insurance Act, to find a physician who agrees to provide medical care to the person. It shall also set up a system designed to allow every insured person to make an appointment with a general practitioner who is subject to an agreement entered into under section 19 of that Act. The Board must, at the Minister’s request, evaluate the performance of these systems. The information from the systems that the Board must communicate to the Minister for health and social services assessment and evaluation purposes may be prescribed by government regulation. Subject to the access to information granted to the users of these systems, the information they contain benefits from the same protection as that provided for in Division VII of the Health Insurance Act.
The Board shall establish and update a consent registry for the post-mortem removal of organs and tissues, for use by organizations that coordinate organ or tissue donations and are designated by the Minister of Health and Social Services under section 2.0.11.
The Board shall also exercise any function delegated to the Board pursuant to an agreement with a minister.
1969, c. 53, s. 2; 1970, c. 37, s. 81; 1971, c. 47, s. 17; 1973, c. 30, s. 15; 1974, c. 40, s. 20; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1979, c. 1, s. 56; 1981, c. 9, s. 38; 1982, c. 53, s. 57; 1985, c. 6, s. 511; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1989, c. 50, s. 44; 1988, c. 51, s. 121; 1991, c. 42, s. 587; 1992, c. 21, s. 375; 1997, c. 94, s. 2; 1999, c. 22, s. 41; 1999, c. 48, s. 1; 1999, c. 89, s. 45; 2005, c. 32, s. 287; 2007, c. 31, s. 1; 2010, c. 15, s. 76; 2010, c. 38, s. 1; 2012, c. 23, s. 151; 2015, c. 25, s. 1.
2. The function of the Board shall be to administer and implement the programs of the health insurance plan instituted by the Health Insurance Act (chapter A-29) and any other program entrusted to it by law or by the Government.
The Board shall, in particular, for such purposes,
(a)  assume the cost of services and goods provided for under the programs;
(b)  control the eligibility of persons to the programs, the remuneration paid to health professionals, and payments or reimbursements made, as the case may be, to institutions, laboratories, the person dispensing the service or furnishing the goods or the person who received them;
(c)  advise the Minister of Health and Social Services on any matter he refers to it and inform him of any problem or any matter which, in its opinion, warrants examination or action by that Minister, by another minister or by any interested body with regard to the administration or implementation of a program;
(d)  organize and direct the operational research and assessment needed for proper administration and implementation of the programs;
(e)  publish, subject to Division VII of the Health Insurance Act, any information relating to:
i.  its management, operational research and assessment activities;
ii.  the nature, frequency, origin, destination, distribution and cost of insured services it has paid for; and
iii.  the total and average remuneration of health professionals, by class and specialty, by region and by type of acts;
(f)  inform the public of the possibilities of access to all services and goods it is empowered to pay and the conditions to be fulfilled to have access thereto;
(g)  subject to sections 63 and 64 of the Health Insurance Act, inform persons who have benefited from health services of the name of the health professional, the institution, the laboratory or of any person having furnished insured services to them, the dates on which they were furnished, the cost of each service received and the total sum thus paid for those services during a given fiscal year;
(h)  establish and keep up to date, for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, a register of health professionals and, subject to section 63 of the Health Insurance Act, facilitate access to it by the Minister of Health and Social Services or his authorized representative for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) or any other Act under the administration of the Minister;
(h.0.1)  (subparagraph repealed);
(i)  contribute, subject to the ninth paragraph of section 67 of the Health Insurance Act, to research in the fields of health and social services;
(j)  (subparagraph repealed);
(k)  make recommendations to the Minister of Health and Social Services on changes in the price of medications already entered on the list provided for in section 60 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance (chapter A-29.01).
The Board shall be the depositary of the data relating to health and social services entrusted to it pursuant to an agreement subject to section 70 of the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information (chapter A-2.1) by the Minister of Health and Social Services, an agency referred to in the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2), an institution within the meaning of that Act, a public health director or the regional council established by the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5). The management of the data shall be assumed by the Board on behalf of the person or body having entrusted the data to the Board.
The Board shall exercise any function that is entrusted to it in accordance with the Act respecting the sharing of certain health information (chapter P-9.0001).
The Board shall establish and update a consent registry for the post-mortem removal of organs and tissues, for use by organizations that coordinate organ or tissue donations and are designated by the Minister of Health and Social Services under section 2.0.11.
The Board shall also exercise any function delegated to the Board pursuant to an agreement with a minister.
1969, c. 53, s. 2; 1970, c. 37, s. 81; 1971, c. 47, s. 17; 1973, c. 30, s. 15; 1974, c. 40, s. 20; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1979, c. 1, s. 56; 1981, c. 9, s. 38; 1982, c. 53, s. 57; 1985, c. 6, s. 511; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1989, c. 50, s. 44; 1988, c. 51, s. 121; 1991, c. 42, s. 587; 1992, c. 21, s. 375; 1997, c. 94, s. 2; 1999, c. 22, s. 41; 1999, c. 48, s. 1; 1999, c. 89, s. 45; 2005, c. 32, s. 287; 2007, c. 31, s. 1; 2010, c. 15, s. 76; 2010, c. 38, s. 1; 2012, c. 23, s. 151.
2. The function of the Board shall be to administer and implement the programs of the health insurance plan instituted by the Health Insurance Act (chapter A-29) and any other program entrusted to it by law or by the Government.
The Board shall, in particular, for such purposes,
(a)  assume the cost of services and goods provided for under the programs;
(b)  control the eligibility of persons to the programs, the remuneration paid to health professionals, and payments or reimbursements made, as the case may be, to institutions, laboratories, the person dispensing the service or furnishing the goods or the person who received them;
(c)  advise the Minister of Health and Social Services on any matter he refers to it and inform him of any problem or any matter which, in its opinion, warrants examination or action by that Minister, by another minister or by any interested body with regard to the administration or implementation of a program;
(d)  organize and direct the operational research and assessment needed for proper administration and implementation of the programs;
(e)  publish, subject to Division VII of the Health Insurance Act, any information relating to:
i.  its management, operational research and assessment activities;
ii.  the nature, frequency, origin, destination, distribution and cost of insured services it has paid for; and
iii.  the total and average remuneration of health professionals, by class and specialty, by region and by type of acts;
(f)  inform the public of the possibilities of access to all services and goods it is empowered to pay and the conditions to be fulfilled to have access thereto;
(g)  subject to sections 63 and 64 of the Health Insurance Act, inform persons who have benefited from health services of the name of the health professional, the institution, the laboratory or of any person having furnished insured services to them, the dates on which they were furnished, the cost of each service received and the total sum thus paid for those services during a given fiscal year;
(h)  establish and keep up to date, for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, a register of health professionals and, subject to section 63 of the Health Insurance Act, facilitate access to it by the Minister of Health and Social Services or his authorized representative for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) or any other Act under the administration of the Minister;
(h.0.1)  constitute and keep up to date a register of health and social service providers so as to establish the unique identification of the providers described in section 2.0.0.1, within the framework of the introduction of regional storage services under section 520.5 of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2), telehealth services under section 108.1 of that Act, the pan-Canadian public health surveillance system and the integrated service network for the elderly;
(i)  contribute, subject to the ninth paragraph of section 67 of the Health Insurance Act, to research in the fields of health and social services;
(j)  establish an electronic transmission of prescriptions (ETP) service the sole objective of which is to facilitate the transmission of electronic prescriptions in a secure environment, and, to that end, collect those prescriptions and store them, in a file created exclusively for that purpose, until the pharmacist retrieves the prescription at the request of the person concerned or until the expiry of a maximum period of one year, at which time the prescriptions must be destroyed;
(k)  make recommendations to the Minister of Health and Social Services on changes in the price of medications already entered on the list provided for in section 60 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance (chapter A-29.01).
The Board shall be the depositary of the data relating to health and social services entrusted to it pursuant to an agreement subject to section 70 of the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information (chapter A-2.1) by the Minister of Health and Social Services, an agency referred to in the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2), an institution within the meaning of that Act, a public health director or the regional council established by the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5). The management of the data shall be assumed by the Board on behalf of the person or body having entrusted the data to the Board.
The Board shall establish and update a consent registry for the post-mortem removal of organs and tissues, for use by organizations that coordinate organ or tissue donations and are designated by the Minister of Health and Social Services under section 2.0.11.
The Board shall also exercise any function delegated to the Board pursuant to an agreement with a minister.
1969, c. 53, s. 2; 1970, c. 37, s. 81; 1971, c. 47, s. 17; 1973, c. 30, s. 15; 1974, c. 40, s. 20; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1979, c. 1, s. 56; 1981, c. 9, s. 38; 1982, c. 53, s. 57; 1985, c. 6, s. 511; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1989, c. 50, s. 44; 1988, c. 51, s. 121; 1991, c. 42, s. 587; 1992, c. 21, s. 375; 1997, c. 94, s. 2; 1999, c. 22, s. 41; 1999, c. 48, s. 1; 1999, c. 89, s. 45; 2005, c. 32, s. 287; 2007, c. 31, s. 1; 2010, c. 15, s. 76; 2010, c. 38, s. 1.
2. The function of the Board shall be to administer and implement the programs of the health insurance plan instituted by the Health Insurance Act (chapter A-29) and any other program entrusted to it by law or by the Government.
The Board shall, in particular, for such purposes,
(a)  assume the cost of services and goods provided for under the programs;
(b)  control the eligibility of persons to the programs, the remuneration paid to health professionals, and payments or reimbursements made, as the case may be, to institutions, laboratories, the person dispensing the service or furnishing the goods or the person who received them;
(c)  advise the Minister of Health and Social Services on any matter he refers to it and inform him of any problem or any matter which, in its opinion, warrants examination or action by that Minister, by another minister or by any interested body with regard to the administration or implementation of a program;
(d)  organize and direct the operational research and assessment needed for proper administration and implementation of the programs;
(e)  publish, subject to Division VII of the Health Insurance Act, any information relating to:
i.  its management, operational research and assessment activities;
ii.  the nature, frequency, origin, destination, distribution and cost of insured services it has paid for; and
iii.  the total and average remuneration of health professionals, by class and specialty, by region and by type of acts;
(f)  inform the public of the possibilities of access to all services and goods it is empowered to pay and the conditions to be fulfilled to have access thereto;
(g)  subject to sections 63 and 64 of the Health Insurance Act, inform persons who have benefited from health services of the name of the health professional, the institution, the laboratory or of any person having furnished insured services to them, the dates on which they were furnished, the cost of each service received and the total sum thus paid for those services during a given fiscal year;
(h)  establish and keep up to date, for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, a register of health professionals and, subject to section 63 of the Health Insurance Act, facilitate access to it by the Minister of Health and Social Services or his authorized representative for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) or any other Act under the administration of the Minister;
(h.0.1)  constitute and keep up to date a register of health and social service providers so as to establish the unique identification of the providers described in section 2.0.0.1, within the framework of the introduction of regional storage services under section 520.5 of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2), telehealth services under section 108.1 of that Act, the pan-Canadian public health surveillance system and the integrated service network for the elderly;
(i)  contribute, subject to the ninth paragraph of section 67 of the Health Insurance Act, to research in the fields of health and social services;
(j)  establish an electronic transmission of prescriptions (ETP) service the sole objective of which is to facilitate the transmission of electronic prescriptions in a secure environment, and, to that end, collect those prescriptions and store them, in a file created exclusively for that purpose, until the pharmacist retrieves the prescription at the request of the person concerned or until the expiry of a maximum period of one year, at which time the prescriptions must be destroyed;
(k)  make recommendations to the Minister of Health and Social Services on changes in the price of medications already entered on the list provided for in section 60 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance (chapter A-29.01).
The Board shall be the depositary of the data relating to health and social services entrusted to it pursuant to an agreement subject to section 70 of the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information (chapter A-2.1) by the Minister of Health and Social Services, an agency referred to in the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2), an institution within the meaning of that Act, a public health director or the regional council established by the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5). The management of the data shall be assumed by the Board on behalf of the person or body having entrusted the data to the Board.
The Board shall also exercise any function delegated to the Board pursuant to an agreement with a minister.
1969, c. 53, s. 2; 1970, c. 37, s. 81; 1971, c. 47, s. 17; 1973, c. 30, s. 15; 1974, c. 40, s. 20; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1979, c. 1, s. 56; 1981, c. 9, s. 38; 1982, c. 53, s. 57; 1985, c. 6, s. 511; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1989, c. 50, s. 44; 1988, c. 51, s. 121; 1991, c. 42, s. 587; 1992, c. 21, s. 375; 1997, c. 94, s. 2; 1999, c. 22, s. 41; 1999, c. 48, s. 1; 1999, c. 89, s. 45; 2005, c. 32, s. 287; 2007, c. 31, s. 1; 2010, c. 15, s. 76.
2. The function of the Board shall be to administer and implement the programs of the health insurance plan instituted by the Health Insurance Act (chapter A-29) and any other program entrusted to it by law or by the Government.
The Board shall, in particular, for such purposes,
(a)  assume the cost of services and goods provided for under the programs;
(b)  control the eligibility of persons to the programs, the remuneration paid to health professionals, and payments or reimbursements made, as the case may be, to institutions, laboratories, the person dispensing the service or furnishing the goods or the person who received them;
(c)  advise the Minister of Health and Social Services on any matter he refers to it and inform him of any problem or any matter which, in its opinion, warrants examination or action by that Minister, by another minister or by any interested body with regard to the administration or implementation of a program;
(d)  organize and direct the operational research and assessment needed for proper administration and implementation of the programs;
(e)  publish, subject to Division VII of the Health Insurance Act, any information relating to:
i.  its management, operational research and assessment activities;
ii.  the nature, frequency, origin, destination, distribution and cost of insured services it has paid for; and
iii.  the total and average remuneration of health professionals, by class and specialty, by region and by type of acts;
(f)  inform the public of the possibilities of access to all services and goods it is empowered to pay and the conditions to be fulfilled to have access thereto;
(g)  subject to sections 63 and 64 of the Health Insurance Act, inform persons who have benefited from health services of the name of the health professional, the institution, the laboratory or of any person having furnished insured services to them, the dates on which they were furnished, the cost of each service received and the total sum thus paid for those services during a given fiscal year;
(h)  establish and keep up to date, for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, a register of health professionals and, subject to section 63 of the Health Insurance Act, facilitate access to it by the Minister of Health and Social Services or his authorized representative for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) or any other Act under the administration of the Minister;
(h.0.1)  constitute and keep up to date a register of health and social service providers so as to establish the unique identification of the providers described in section 2.0.0.1, within the framework of the introduction of regional storage services under section 520.5 of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2), telehealth services under section 108.1 of that Act, the pan-Canadian public health surveillance system and the integrated service network for the elderly;
(i)  contribute, subject to the ninth paragraph of section 67 of the Health Insurance Act, to research in the fields of health and social services;
(j)  establish an electronic transmission of prescriptions (ETP) service the sole objective of which is to facilitate the transmission of electronic prescriptions in a secure environment, and, to that end, collect those prescriptions and store them, in a file created exclusively for that purpose, until the pharmacist retrieves the prescription at the request of the person concerned or until the expiry of a maximum period of one year, at which time the prescriptions must be destroyed.
The Board shall be the depositary of the data relating to health and social services entrusted to it pursuant to an agreement subject to section 70 of the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information (chapter A-2.1) by the Minister of Health and Social Services, an agency referred to in the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2), an institution within the meaning of that Act, a public health director or the regional council established by the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5). The management of the data shall be assumed by the Board on behalf of the person or body having entrusted the data to the Board.
The Board shall also exercise any function delegated to the Board pursuant to an agreement with a minister.
1969, c. 53, s. 2; 1970, c. 37, s. 81; 1971, c. 47, s. 17; 1973, c. 30, s. 15; 1974, c. 40, s. 20; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1979, c. 1, s. 56; 1981, c. 9, s. 38; 1982, c. 53, s. 57; 1985, c. 6, s. 511; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1989, c. 50, s. 44; 1988, c. 51, s. 121; 1991, c. 42, s. 587; 1992, c. 21, s. 375; 1997, c. 94, s. 2; 1999, c. 22, s. 41; 1999, c. 48, s. 1; 1999, c. 89, s. 45; 2005, c. 32, s. 287; 2007, c. 31, s. 1.
2. The function of the Board shall be to administer and implement the programs of the health insurance plan instituted by the Health Insurance Act (chapter A-29) and any other program entrusted to it by law or by the Government.
The Board shall, in particular, for such purposes,
(a)  assume the cost of services and goods provided for under the programs;
(b)  control the eligibility of persons to the programs, the remuneration paid to health professionals, and payments or reimbursements made, as the case may be, to institutions, laboratories, the person dispensing the service or furnishing the goods or the person who received them;
(c)  advise the Minister of Health and Social Services on any matter he refers to it and inform him of any problem or any matter which, in its opinion, warrants examination or action by that Minister, by another minister or by any interested body with regard to the administration or implementation of a program;
(d)  organize and direct the operational research and assessment needed for proper administration and implementation of the programs;
(e)  publish, subject to Division VII of the Health Insurance Act, any information relating to:
i.  its management, operational research and assessment activities;
ii.  the nature, frequency, origin, destination, distribution and cost of insured services it has paid for; and
iii.  the total and average remuneration of health professionals, by class and specialty, by region and by type of acts;
(f)  inform the public of the possibilities of access to all services and goods it is empowered to pay and the conditions to be fulfilled to have access thereto;
(g)  subject to sections 63 and 64 of the Health Insurance Act, inform persons who have benefited from health services of the name of the health professional, the institution, the laboratory or of any person having furnished insured services to them, the dates on which they were furnished, the cost of each service received and the total sum thus paid for those services during a given fiscal year;
(h)  establish and keep up to date, for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, a register of health professionals and, subject to section 63 of the Health Insurance Act, facilitate access to it by the Minister of Health and Social Services or his authorized representative for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) or any other Act under the administration of the Minister;
(i)  contribute, subject to the ninth paragraph of section 67 of the Health Insurance Act, to research in the fields of health and social services;
(j)  establish an electronic transmission of prescriptions (ETP) service the sole objective of which is to facilitate the transmission of electronic prescriptions in a secure environment, and, to that end, collect those prescriptions and store them, in a file created exclusively for that purpose, until the pharmacist retrieves the prescription at the request of the person concerned or until the expiry of a maximum period of one year, at which time the prescriptions must be destroyed.
The Board shall be the depositary of the data relating to health and social services entrusted to it pursuant to an agreement subject to section 70 of the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information (chapter A-2.1) by the Minister of Health and Social Services, an agency referred to in the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2), an institution within the meaning of that Act, a public health director or the regional council established by the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5). The management of the data shall be assumed by the Board on behalf of the person or body having entrusted the data to the Board.
The Board shall also exercise any function delegated to the Board pursuant to an agreement with a minister.
1969, c. 53, s. 2; 1970, c. 37, s. 81; 1971, c. 47, s. 17; 1973, c. 30, s. 15; 1974, c. 40, s. 20; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1979, c. 1, s. 56; 1981, c. 9, s. 38; 1982, c. 53, s. 57; 1985, c. 6, s. 511; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1989, c. 50, s. 44; 1988, c. 51, s. 121; 1991, c. 42, s. 587; 1992, c. 21, s. 375; 1997, c. 94, s. 2; 1999, c. 22, s. 41; 1999, c. 48, s. 1; 1999, c. 89, s. 45; 2005, c. 32, s. 287.
2. The function of the Board shall be to administer and implement the programs of the health insurance plan instituted by the Health Insurance Act (chapter A-29) and any other program entrusted to it by law or by the Government.
The Board shall, in particular, for such purposes,
(a)  assume the cost of services and goods provided for under the programs;
(b)  control the eligibility of persons to the programs, the remuneration paid to health professionals, and payments or reimbursements made, as the case may be, to institutions, laboratories, the person dispensing the service or furnishing the goods or the person who received them;
(c)  advise the Minister of Health and Social Services on any matter he refers to it and inform him of any problem or any matter which, in its opinion, warrants examination or action by that Minister, by another minister or by any interested body with regard to the administration or implementation of a program;
(d)  organize and direct the operational research and assessment needed for proper administration and implementation of the programs;
(e)  publish, subject to Division VII of the Health Insurance Act, any information relating to:
i.  its management, operational research and assessment activities;
ii.  the nature, frequency, origin, destination, distribution and cost of insured services it has paid for; and
iii.  the total and average remuneration of health professionals, by class and specialty, by region and by type of acts;
(f)  inform the public of the possibilities of access to all services and goods it is empowered to pay and the conditions to be fulfilled to have access thereto;
(g)  subject to sections 63 and 64 of the Health Insurance Act, inform persons who have benefited from health services of the name of the health professional, the institution, the laboratory or of any person having furnished insured services to them, the dates on which they were furnished, the cost of each service received and the total sum thus paid for those services during a given fiscal year;
(h)  establish and keep up to date, for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, a register of health professionals and, subject to section 63 of the Health Insurance Act, facilitate access to it by the Minister of Health and Social Services or his authorized representative for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) or any other Act under the administration of the Minister;
(i)  contribute, subject to the seventh paragraph of section 67 of the Health Insurance Act, to research in the fields of health and social services;
(j)  establish an electronic transmission of prescriptions (ETP) service the sole objective of which is to facilitate the transmission of electronic prescriptions in a secure environment, and, to that end, collect those prescriptions and store them, in a file created exclusively for that purpose, until the pharmacist retrieves the prescription at the request of the person concerned or until the expiry of a maximum period of one year, at which time the prescriptions must be destroyed.
The Board shall be the depositary of the data relating to health and social services entrusted to it pursuant to an agreement subject to section 70 of the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information (chapter A-2.1) by the Minister of Health and Social Services, a regional board established by the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2), an institution within the meaning of that Act, a public health director or the regional council established by the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5). The management of the data shall be assumed by the Board on behalf of the person or body having entrusted the data to the Board.
The Board shall also exercise any function delegated to the Board pursuant to an agreement with a minister.
1969, c. 53, s. 2; 1970, c. 37, s. 81; 1971, c. 47, s. 17; 1973, c. 30, s. 15; 1974, c. 40, s. 20; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1979, c. 1, s. 56; 1981, c. 9, s. 38; 1982, c. 53, s. 57; 1985, c. 6, s. 511; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1989, c. 50, s. 44; 1988, c. 51, s. 121; 1991, c. 42, s. 587; 1992, c. 21, s. 375; 1997, c. 94, s. 2; 1999, c. 22, s. 41; 1999, c. 48, s. 1; 1999, c. 89, s. 45; 2005, c. 32, s. 287.
2. The function of the Board shall be to administer and implement the programs of the health insurance plan instituted by the Health Insurance Act (chapter A-29) and any other program entrusted to it by law or by the Government.
The Board shall, in particular, for such purposes,
(a)  assume the cost of services and goods provided for under the programs;
(b)  control the eligibility of persons to the programs, the remuneration paid to health professionals, and payments or reimbursements made, as the case may be, to institutions, laboratories, the person dispensing the service or furnishing the goods or the person who received them;
(c)  advise the Minister of Health and Social Services on any matter he refers to it and inform him of any problem or any matter which, in its opinion, warrants examination or action by that Minister, by another minister or by any interested body with regard to the administration or implementation of a program;
(d)  organize and direct the operational research and assessment needed for proper administration and implementation of the programs;
(e)  publish, subject to Division VII of the Health Insurance Act, any information relating to:
i.  its management, operational research and assessment activities;
ii.  the nature, frequency, origin, destination, distribution and cost of insured services it has paid for; and
iii.  the total and average remuneration of health professionals, by class and specialty, by region and by type of acts;
(f)  inform the public of the possibilities of access to all services and goods it is empowered to pay and the conditions to be fulfilled to have access thereto;
(g)  subject to sections 63 and 64 of the Health Insurance Act, inform persons who have benefited from health services of the name of the health professional, the institution, the laboratory or of any person having furnished insured services to them, the dates on which they were furnished, the cost of each service received and the total sum thus paid for those services during a given fiscal year;
(h)  establish and keep up to date, for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, a register of health professionals and, subject to section 63 of the Health Insurance Act, facilitate access to it by the Minister of Health and Social Services or his authorized representative for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) or any other Act under the administration of the Minister;
(i)  contribute, subject to the seventh paragraph of section 67 of the Health Insurance Act, to research in the fields of health and social services.
The Board shall be the depositary of the data relating to health and social services entrusted to it pursuant to an agreement subject to section 70 of the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information (chapter A-2.1) by the Minister of Health and Social Services, a regional board established by the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2), an institution within the meaning of that Act, a public health director or the regional council established by the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5). The management of the data shall be assumed by the Board on behalf of the person or body having entrusted the data to the Board.
The Board shall also exercise any function delegated to the Board pursuant to an agreement with a minister.
1969, c. 53, s. 2; 1970, c. 37, s. 81; 1971, c. 47, s. 17; 1973, c. 30, s. 15; 1974, c. 40, s. 20; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1979, c. 1, s. 56; 1981, c. 9, s. 38; 1982, c. 53, s. 57; 1985, c. 6, s. 511; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1989, c. 50, s. 44; 1988, c. 51, s. 121; 1991, c. 42, s. 587; 1992, c. 21, s. 375; 1997, c. 94, s. 2; 1999, c. 22, s. 41; 1999, c. 48, s. 1; 1999, c. 89, s. 45.
2. The function of the Board shall be to administer and implement the programs of the health insurance plan instituted by the Health Insurance Act (chapter A-29) and any other program entrusted to it by law or by the Government.
The Board shall, in particular, for such purposes,
(a)  assume the cost of services and goods provided for under the programs;
(b)  control the eligibility of persons to the programs, the remuneration paid to health professionals, and payments or reimbursements made, as the case may be, to institutions, the person dispensing the service or furnishing the goods or the person who received them;
(c)  advise the Minister of Health and Social Services on any matter he refers to it and inform him of any problem or any matter which, in its opinion, warrants examination or action by that Minister, by another minister or by any interested body with regard to the administration or implementation of a program;
(d)  organize and direct the operational research and assessment needed for proper administration and implementation of the programs;
(e)  publish, subject to sections 63 to 68 of the Health Insurance Act, any information relating to:
i.  its management, operational research and assessment activities;
ii.  the nature, frequency, origin, destination, distribution and cost of insured services it has paid for; and
iii.  the total and average remuneration of health professionals, by class and specialty, by region and by type of acts;
(f)  inform the public of the possibilities of access to all services and goods it is empowered to pay and the conditions to be fulfilled to have access thereto;
(g)  subject to sections 63 and 64 of the Health Insurance Act, inform persons who have benefited from health services of the name of the health professional, the institution, the laboratory or of any person having furnished insured services to them, the dates on which they were furnished, the cost of each service received and the total sum thus paid for those services during a given fiscal year;
(h)  establish and keep up to date, for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, a register of health professionals and, subject to section 63 of the Health Insurance Act, facilitate access to it by the Minister of Health and Social Services or his authorized representative for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) or any other Act under the administration of the Minister;
(i)  contribute, subject to the seventh paragraph of section 67 of the Health Insurance Act, to research in the fields of health and social services.
The Board shall be the depositary of the data relating to health and social services entrusted to it pursuant to an agreement subject to section 70 of the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information (chapter A-2.1) by the Minister of Health and Social Services, a regional board established by the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2), an institution within the meaning of that Act, a public health director or the regional council established by the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5). The management of the data shall be assumed by the Board on behalf of the person or body having entrusted the data to the Board.
The Board shall also exercise any function delegated to the Board pursuant to an agreement with a minister.
1969, c. 53, s. 2; 1970, c. 37, s. 81; 1971, c. 47, s. 17; 1973, c. 30, s. 15; 1974, c. 40, s. 20; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1979, c. 1, s. 56; 1981, c. 9, s. 38; 1982, c. 53, s. 57; 1985, c. 6, s. 511; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1989, c. 50, s. 44; 1988, c. 51, s. 121; 1991, c. 42, s. 587; 1992, c. 21, s. 375; 1997, c. 94, s. 2; 1999, c. 22, s. 41; 1999, c. 48, s. 1.
2. The function of the Board shall be to administer and implement the programs of the health insurance plan instituted by the Health Insurance Act (chapter A-29) and any other program entrusted to it by law or by the Government.
The Board shall, in particular, for such purposes,
(a)  assume the cost of services and goods provided for under the programs;
(b)  control the eligibility of persons to the programs, the remuneration paid to health professionals, and payments or reimbursements made, as the case may be, to institutions, the person dispensing the service or furnishing the goods or the person who received them;
(c)  advise the Minister of Health and Social Services on any matter he refers to it and inform him of any problem or any matter which, in its opinion, warrants examination or action by that Minister, by another minister or by any interested body with regard to the administration or implementation of a program;
(d)  organize and direct the operational research and assessment needed for proper administration and implementation of the programs;
(e)  publish, subject to sections 63 to 68 of the Health Insurance Act, any information relating to:
i.  its management, operational research and assessment activities;
ii.  the nature, frequency, origin, destination, distribution and cost of insured services it has paid for; and
iii.  the total and average remuneration of health professionals, by class and specialty, by region and by type of acts;
(f)  inform the public of the possibilities of access to all services and goods it is empowered to pay and the conditions to be fulfilled to have access thereto;
(g)  subject to sections 63 and 64 of the Health Insurance Act, inform persons who have benefited from health services of the name of the health professional, the institution, the laboratory or of any person having furnished insured services to them, the dates on which they were furnished, the cost of each service received and the total sum thus paid for those services during a given fiscal year;
(h)  establish and keep up to date, for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, a register of health professionals and, subject to section 63 of the Health Insurance Act, facilitate access to it by the Minister of Health and Social Services or his authorized representative for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) or any other Act under the administration of the Minister;
(i)  contribute, subject to the seventh paragraph of section 67 of the Health Insurance Act, to research in the fields of health and social services.
The Board shall also exercise any function delegated to the Board pursuant to an agreement with a minister.
1969, c. 53, s. 2; 1970, c. 37, s. 81; 1971, c. 47, s. 17; 1973, c. 30, s. 15; 1974, c. 40, s. 20; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1979, c. 1, s. 56; 1981, c. 9, s. 38; 1982, c. 53, s. 57; 1985, c. 6, s. 511; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1989, c. 50, s. 44; 1988, c. 51, s. 121; 1991, c. 42, s. 587; 1992, c. 21, s. 375; 1997, c. 94, s. 2; 1999, c. 22, s. 41.
2. The function of the Board shall be to administer and implement the programs of the health insurance plan instituted by the Health Insurance Act (chapter A-29) and any other program entrusted to it by law or by the Government.
The Board shall, in particular, for such purposes,
(a)  assume the cost of services and goods provided for under the programs;
(b)  control the eligibility of persons to the programs, the remuneration paid to health professionals, and payments or reimbursements made, as the case may be, to institutions, the person dispensing the service or furnishing the goods or the person who received them;
(c)  advise the Minister of Health and Social Services on any matter he refers to it and inform him of any problem or any matter which, in its opinion, warrants examination or action by that Minister, by another minister or by any interested body with regard to the administration or implementation of a program;
(d)  organize and direct the operational research and assessment needed for proper administration and implementation of the programs;
(e)  publish, subject to sections 63 to 68 of the Health Insurance Act, any information relating to:
i.  its management, operational research and assessment activities;
ii.  the nature, frequency, origin, destination, distribution and cost of insured services it has paid for; and
iii.  the total and average remuneration of health professionals, by class and specialty, by region and by type of acts;
(f)  inform the public of the possibilities of access to all services and goods it is empowered to pay and the conditions to be fulfilled to have access thereto;
(g)  subject to sections 63 and 64 of the Health Insurance Act, inform persons who have benefited from health services of the name of the health professional, the institution, the laboratory or of any person having furnished insured services to them, the dates on which they were furnished, the cost of each service received and the total sum thus paid for those services during a given fiscal year;
(h)  establish and keep up to date, for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, a register of health professionals and, subject to section 63 of the Health Insurance Act, facilitate access to it by the Minister of Health and Social Services or his authorized representative for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) or any other Act under the administration of the Minister;
(i)  contribute, subject to the fifth paragraph of section 67 of the Health Insurance Act, to research in the fields of health and social services.
The Board shall also exercise any function delegated to the Board pursuant to an agreement with a minister.
1969, c. 53, s. 2; 1970, c. 37, s. 81; 1971, c. 47, s. 17; 1973, c. 30, s. 15; 1974, c. 40, s. 20; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1979, c. 1, s. 56; 1981, c. 9, s. 38; 1982, c. 53, s. 57; 1985, c. 6, s. 511; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1989, c. 50, s. 44; 1988, c. 51, s. 121; 1991, c. 42, s. 587; 1992, c. 21, s. 375; 1997, c. 94, s. 2.
2. The function of the Board shall be to administer and implement the programs of the health insurance plan instituted by the Health Insurance Act (chapter A-29) and any other program entrusted to it by law or by the Government.
The Board shall, in particular, for such purposes,
(a)  assume the cost of services and goods provided for under the programs;
(b)  control the eligibility of persons to the programs, the remuneration paid to health professionals, and payments or reimbursements made, as the case may be, to institutions, the person dispensing the service or furnishing the goods or the person who received them;
(c)  advise the Minister of Health and Social Services on any matter he refers to it and inform him of any problem or any matter which, in its opinion, warrants examination or action by that Minister, by another minister or by any interested body with regard to the administration or implementation of a program;
(d)  organize and direct the operational research and assessment needed for proper administration and implementation of the programs;
(e)  publish, subject to sections 63 to 68 of the Health Insurance Act, any information relating to:
i.  its management, operational research and assessment activities;
ii.  the nature, frequency, origin, destination, distribution and cost of insured services it has paid for; and
iii.  the total and average remuneration of health professionals, by class and specialty, by region and by type of acts;
(f)  inform the public of the possibilities of access to all services and goods it is empowered to pay and the conditions to be fulfilled to have access thereto;
(g)  subject to sections 63 and 64 of the Health Insurance Act, inform persons who have benefited from health services of the name of the health professional, the institution, the laboratory or of any person having furnished insured services to them, the dates on which they were furnished, the cost of each service received and the total sum thus paid for those services during a given fiscal year;
(h)  establish and keep up to date, for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, a register of health professionals and, subject to section 63 of the Health Insurance Act, facilitate access to it by the Minister of Health and Social Services or his authorized representative for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) or any other Act under the administration of the Minister;
(i)  contribute, subject to the fifth paragraph of section 67 of the Health Insurance Act, to research in the fields of health and social services.
1969, c. 53, s. 2; 1970, c. 37, s. 81; 1971, c. 47, s. 17; 1973, c. 30, s. 15; 1974, c. 40, s. 20; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1979, c. 1, s. 56; 1981, c. 9, s. 38; 1982, c. 53, s. 57; 1985, c. 6, s. 511; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1989, c. 50, s. 44; 1988, c. 51, s. 121; 1991, c. 42, s. 587; 1992, c. 21, s. 375.
2. The function of the Board shall be to administer and implement the programs of the health insurance plan instituted by the Health Insurance Act (chapter A-29) and any other program entrusted to it by law or by the Government.
The Board shall, in particular, for such purposes,
(a)  assume the cost of services and goods provided for under the programs;
(b)  control the eligibility of persons to the programs, the remuneration paid to health professionals, and payments or reimbursements made, as the case may be, to establishments, the person dispensing the service or furnishing the goods or the person who received them;
(c)  advise the Minister of Health and Social Services on any matter he refers to it and inform him of any problem or any matter which, in its opinion, warrants examination or action by that Minister, by another minister or by any interested body with regard to the administration or implementation of a program;
(d)  organize and direct the operational research and assessment needed for proper administration and implementation of the programs;
(e)  publish, subject to sections 63 to 68 of the Health Insurance Act, any information relating to:
i.  its management, operational research and assessment activities;
ii.  the nature, frequency, origin, destination, distribution and cost of insured services it has paid for; and
iii.  the total and average remuneration of health professionals, by class and specialty, by region and by type of acts;
(f)  inform the public of the possibilities of access to all services and goods it is empowered to pay and the conditions to be fulfilled to have access thereto;
(g)  subject to sections 63 and 64 of the Health Insurance Act, inform persons who have benefited from health services of the name of the health professional, the establishment, the laboratory or of any person having furnished insured services to them, the dates on which they were furnished, the cost of each service received and the total sum thus paid for those services during a given fiscal year;
(h)  establish and keep up to date, for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, a register of health professionals and, subject to section 63 of the Health Insurance Act, facilitate access to it by the Minister of Health and Social Services or his authorized representative for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) or any other Act under the administration of the Minister;
(i)  contribute, subject to the fifth paragraph of section 67 of the Health Insurance Act, to research in the fields of health and social services.
1969, c. 53, s. 2; 1970, c. 37, s. 81; 1971, c. 47, s. 17; 1973, c. 30, s. 15; 1974, c. 40, s. 20; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1979, c. 1, s. 56; 1981, c. 9, s. 38; 1982, c. 53, s. 57; 1985, c. 6, s. 511; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1989, c. 50, s. 44; 1988, c. 51, s. 121; 1991, c. 42, s. 587.
2. The function of the Board shall be:
(a)  to pay to professionals in the field of health the remuneration provided for in the agreements entered into by the Minister of Health and Social Services and the bodies representing the various classes of such professionals;
(b)  to administer, and assume the cost of any other plan or programme entrusted to it by law or by the Government;
(c)  to organize and direct activities in operational research and evaluation necessary to the proper administration of the health insurance plan and of the other plans entrusted to it;
(d)  to publish, subject to sections 63 to 68 of the Health Insurance Act (chapter A-29) and to the similar provisions of the laws governing the plans it is entrusted with carrying out, all relevant information respecting:
i.  its management, operational research and evaluation activities;
ii.  the nature, frequency, origin, destination, distribution and cost of insured services it has paid for; and
iii.  the total and average remuneration of professionals in the field of health, by class and specialty, by region and by type of acts;
(e)  to inform the public on the possibilities of access to all services it is empowered to pay and the conditions to be fulfilled to have access thereto;
(f)  subject to sections 63 and 64 of the Health Insurance Act, to inform persons who have benefited from health services of the name of the professional in the field of health who furnished them with each performance of insured services, the dates on which they were furnished, the amount paid by the Board for each performance of services and the total amount so paid for such services during such fiscal year;
(g)  to establish and keep up to date, for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, an index of professionals in the field of health and, subject to the prohibition to reveal contemplated in section 63 of the Health Insurance Act, which applies mutatis mutandis, to facilitate access to it by the Minister of Health and Social Services or his representative authorized for the purposes of the carrying out of the Health Insurance Act, the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) and of any other act for the application of which the Minister is responsible.
It shall also be the function of the Board to apply the health insurance plan established by the Health Insurance Act.
In accordance with the regulations made for such purpose by the Government, the Board shall also assume the cost of the remuneration payable by the Government or its departments or bodies to professionals under any law of Québec other than the Health Insurance Act, and which is fixed by the said regulations.
The Board shall recover from the Ministère de la Main-d’oeuvre et de la Sécurité du revenu the cost of the services and medications it has assumed under the subparagraph b of the first paragraph or under the third, the sixth or the seventh paragraph of section 3 of the Health Insurance Act on behalf of any person and family eligible for benefits under a last resort assistance program provided for in the Act respecting income security (chapter S-3.1.1) and the corresponding administrative costs, after deducting the amounts recovered under section 18 of the said act.
The Board shall also recover from the Ministère de la Main-d’oeuvre et de la Sécurité du revenu the cost of the services, prostheses, orthopedic devices, apparatus, wheel chairs or other equipment it has assumed under subparagraph c of the first paragraph and the second and fifth paragraphs of section 3 of the Health Insurance Act for each person and family eligible for benefits under a last resort assistance program provided for in the Act respecting income security, holding a valid claim booklet issued under section 70 or 71.1 of the Health Insurance Act, and the corresponding administrative costs, after deducting the amounts recovered under section 18 of the said Act.
The Board shall recover from the Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail, in accordance with the Workmen’s Compensation Act (chapter A-3) and the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001), the cost of the services it has assumed under the tenth paragraph of section 3 of the Health Insurance Act, enacted by section 488 of the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases, as well as the corresponding administrative costs.
1969, c. 53, s. 2; 1970, c. 37, s. 81; 1971, c. 47, s. 17; 1973, c. 30, s. 15; 1974, c. 40, s. 20; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1979, c. 1, s. 56; 1981, c. 9, s. 38; 1982, c. 53, s. 57; 1985, c. 6, s. 511; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1989, c. 50, s. 44; 1988, c. 51, s. 121.
2. The function of the Board shall be:
(a)  to pay to professionals in the field of health the remuneration provided for in the agreements entered into by the Minister of Health and Social Services and the bodies representing the various classes of such professionals;
(b)  to administer, and assume the cost of any other plan or programme entrusted to it by law or by the Government;
(c)  to organize and direct activities in operational research and evaluation necessary to the proper administration of the health insurance plan and of the other plans entrusted to it;
(d)  to publish, subject to sections 63 to 68 of the Health Insurance Act (chapter A-29) and to the similar provisions of the laws governing the plans it is entrusted with carrying out, all relevant information respecting:
i.  its management, operational research and evaluation activities;
ii.  the nature, frequency, origin, destination, distribution and cost of insured services it has paid for; and
iii.  the total and average remuneration of professionals in the field of health, by class and specialty, by region and by type of acts;
(e)  to inform the public on the possibilities of access to all services it is empowered to pay and the conditions to be fulfilled to have access thereto;
(f)  subject to sections 63 and 64 of the Health Insurance Act, to inform persons who have benefited from health services of the name of the professional in the field of health who furnished them with each performance of insured services, the dates on which they were furnished, the amount paid by the Board for each performance of services and the total amount so paid for such services during such fiscal year;
(g)  to establish and keep up to date, for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, an index of professionals in the field of health and, subject to the prohibition to reveal contemplated in section 63 of the Health Insurance Act, which applies mutatis mutandis, to facilitate access to it by the Minister of Health and Social Services or his representative authorized for the purposes of the carrying out of the Health Insurance Act, the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) and of any other act for the application of which the Minister is responsible.
It shall also be the function of the Board to apply the health insurance plan established by the Health Insurance Act.
In accordance with the regulations made for such purpose by the Government, the Board shall also assume the cost of the remuneration payable by the Government or its departments or bodies to professionals under any law of Québec other than the Health Insurance Act, and which is fixed by the said regulations.
The Board shall recover from the Ministère de la Main-d’oeuvre et de la Sécurité du revenu the cost of the services and medications it has assumed under the subparagraph b of the first paragraph or under the third, the sixth or the seventh paragraph of section 3 of the Health Insurance Act on behalf of any person entitled to social aid under the Social Aid Act (chapter A-16) and the corresponding administrative costs, after deducting the amounts recovered under section 18 of the said act.
The Board shall also recover from the Ministère de la Main-d’oeuvre et de la Sécurité du revenu the cost of the services, prostheses, orthopedic devices, apparatus, wheel chairs or other equipment it has assumed under subparagraph c of the first paragraph and the second and fifth paragraphs of section 3 of the Health Insurance Act for each person entitled to social aid under the Social Aid Act, holding a valid claim booklet issued under section 70 or 71.1 of the Health Insurance Act, and the corresponding administrative costs, after deducting the amounts recovered under section 18 of the said Act.
The Board shall recover from the Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail, in accordance with the Workmen’s Compensation Act (chapter A-3) and the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001), the cost of the services it has assumed under the tenth paragraph of section 3 of the Health Insurance Act, enacted by section 488 of the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases, as well as the corresponding administrative costs.
1969, c. 53, s. 2; 1970, c. 37, s. 81; 1971, c. 47, s. 17; 1973, c. 30, s. 15; 1974, c. 40, s. 20; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1979, c. 1, s. 56; 1981, c. 9, s. 38; 1982, c. 53, s. 57; 1985, c. 6, s. 511; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1989, c. 50, s. 44.
2. The function of the Board shall be:
(a)  to pay to professionals in the field of health the remuneration provided for in the agreements entered into by the Minister of Health and Social Services and the bodies representing the various classes of such professionals;
(b)  to administer, and assume the cost of any other plan or programme entrusted to it by law or by the Government;
(c)  to organize and direct activities in operational research and evaluation necessary to the proper administration of the health insurance plan and of the other plans entrusted to it;
(d)  to publish, subject to sections 63 to 68 of the Health Insurance Act (chapter A-29) and to the similar provisions of the laws governing the plans it is entrusted with carrying out, all relevant information respecting:
i.  its management, operational research and evaluation activities;
ii.  the nature, frequency, origin, destination, distribution and cost of insured services it has paid for; and
iii.  the total and average remuneration of professionals in the field of health, by class and specialty, by region and by type of acts;
(e)  to inform the public on the possibilities of access to all services it is empowered to pay and the conditions to be fulfilled to have access thereto;
(f)  subject to sections 63 and 64 of the Health Insurance Act, to inform persons who have benefited from health services of the name of the professional in the field of health who furnished them with each performance of insured services, the dates on which they were furnished, the amount paid by the Board for each performance of services and the total amount so paid for such services during such fiscal year;
(g)  to establish and keep up to date, for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, an index of professionals in the field of health and, subject to the prohibition to reveal contemplated in section 63 of the Health Insurance Act, which applies mutatis mutandis, to facilitate access to it by the Minister of Health and Social Services or his representative authorized for the purposes of the carrying out of the Health Insurance Act, the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) and of any other act for the application of which the Minister is responsible.
It shall also be the function of the Board to apply the health insurance plan established by the Health Insurance Act.
In accordance with the regulations made for such purpose by the Government, the Board shall also assume the cost of the remuneration payable by the Government or its departments or bodies to professionals under any law of Québec other than the Health Insurance Act, and which is fixed by the said regulations.
The Board shall recover from the Ministère de la Main-d’oeuvre et de la Sécurité du revenu the cost of the services and medications it has assumed under the third paragraph of section 3 of the Health Insurance Act on behalf of any person entitled to social aid under the Social Aid Act (chapter A-16) and the corresponding administrative costs, after deducting the amounts recovered under section 18 of the said act.
The Board shall also recover from the Ministère de la Main-d’oeuvre et de la Sécurité du revenu the cost of the services, prostheses, orthopedic devices, apparatus or other equipment it has assumed under subparagraph c of the first paragraph and the second and fifth paragraphs of section 3 of the Health Insurance Act for each person entitled to social aid under the Social Aid Act, holding a valid claim booklet issued under section 70 or 71.1 of the Health Insurance Act, and the corresponding administrative costs, after deducting the amounts recovered under section 18 of the said Act.
The Board shall recover from the Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail, in accordance with the Workmen’s Compensation Act (chapter A-3) and the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001), the cost of the services it has assumed under the tenth paragraph of section 3 of the Health Insurance Act, enacted by section 488 of the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases, as well as the corresponding administrative costs.
1969, c. 53, s. 2; 1970, c. 37, s. 81; 1971, c. 47, s. 17; 1973, c. 30, s. 15; 1974, c. 40, s. 20; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1979, c. 1, s. 56; 1981, c. 9, s. 38; 1982, c. 53, s. 57; 1985, c. 6, s. 511; 1985, c. 23, s. 24.
2. The function of the Board shall be:
(a)  to pay to professionnals in the field of health the remuneration provided for in the agreements entered into by the Minister of Social Affairs and the bodies representing the various classes of such professionals;
(b)  to administer, and assume the cost of any other plan or programme entrusted to it by law or by the Government;
(c)  to organize and direct activities in operational research and evaluation necessary to the proper administration of the health insurance plan and of the other plans entrusted to it;
(d)  to publish, subject to sections 63 to 68 of the Health Insurance Act (chapter A-29) and to the similar provisions of the laws governing the plans it is entrusted with carrying out, all relevant information respecting:
i.  its management, operational research and evaluation activities;
ii.  the nature, frequency, origin, destination, distribution and cost of insured services it has paid for; and
iii.  the total and average remuneration of professionals in the field of health, by class and specialty, by region and by type of acts;
(e)  to inform the public on the possibilities of access to all services it is empowered to pay and the conditions to be fulfilled to have access thereto;
(f)  subject to sections 63 and 64 of the Health Insurance Act, to inform persons who have benefited from health services of the name of the professional in the field of health who furnished them with each performance of insured services, the dates on which they were furnished, the amount paid by the Board for each performance of services and the total amount so paid for such services during such fiscal year;
(g)  to establish and keep up to date, for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, an index of professionals in the field of health and, subject to the prohibition to reveal contemplated in section 63 of the Health Insurance Act, which applies mutatis mutandis, to facilitate access to it by the Minister of Social Affairs or his representative authorized for the purposes of the carrying out of the Health Insurance Act, the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) and of any other act for the application of which the Minister is responsible.
It shall also be the function of the Board to apply the health insurance plan established by the Health Insurance Act.
In accordance with the regulations made for such purpose by the Government, the Board shall also assume the cost of the remuneration payable by the Government or its departments or bodies to professionals under any law of Québec other than the Health Insurance Act, and which is fixed by the said regulations.
The Board shall recover from the Ministère de la Main-d’oeuvre et de la Sécurité du revenu the cost of the services and medications it has assumed under the third paragraph of section 3 of the Health Insurance Act on behalf of any person entitled to social aid under the Social Aid Act (chapter A-16) and the corresponding administrative costs, after deducting the amounts recovered under section 18 of the said act.
The Board shall also recover from the Ministère de la Main-d’oeuvre et de la Sécurité du revenu the cost of the services, prostheses, orthopedic devices, apparatus or other equipment it has assumed under subparagraph c of the first paragraph and the second and fifth paragraphs of section 3 of the Health Insurance Act for each person entitled to social aid under the Social Aid Act, holding a valid claim booklet issued under section 70 or 71.1 of the Health Insurance Act, and the corresponding administrative costs, after deducting the amounts recovered under section 18 of the said act.
1969, c. 53, s. 2; 1970, c. 37, s. 81; 1971, c. 47, s. 17; 1973, c. 30, s. 15; 1974, c. 40, s. 20; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1979, c. 1, s. 56; 1981, c. 9, s. 38; 1982, c. 53, s. 57.
2. The function of the Board shall be:
(a)  to pay to professionnals in the field of health the remuneration provided for in the agreements entered into by the Minister of Social Affairs and the bodies representing the various classes of such professionals;
(b)  to administer, and assume the cost of any other plan or programme entrusted to it by law or by the Government;
(c)  to organize and direct activities in operational research and evaluation necessary to the proper administration of the health insurance plan and of the other plans entrusted to it;
(d)  to publish, subject to sections 63 to 68 of the Health Insurance Act and to the similar provisions of the laws governing the plans it is entrusted with carrying out, all relevant information respecting;
i.  its management, operational research and evaluation activities;
ii.  the nature, frequency, origin, destination, distribution and cost of insured services it has paid for; and
iii.  the total and average remuneration of professionals in the field of health, by class and specialty, by region and by type of acts;
(e)  to inform the public on the possibilities of access to all services it is empowered to pay and the conditions to be fulfilled to have access thereto;
(f)  subject to sections 63 and 64 of the Health Insurance Act, to inform persons who have benefited from health services of the name of the professional in the field of health who furnished them with each performance of insured services, the dates on which they were furnished, the amount paid by the Board for each performance of services and the total amount so paid for such services during such fiscal year;
(g)  to establish and keep up to date, for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, an index of professionals in the field of health and, subject to the prohibition to reveal contemplated in section 63 of the Health Insurance Act, which applies mutatis mutandis, to facilitate access to it by the Minister of Social Affairs or his representative authorized for the purposes of the carrying out of the Health Insurance Act, the Hospital Insurance Act and of any other act for the application of which the Minister is responsible.
It shall also be the function of the Board to apply the health insurance plan established by the Health Insurance Act (chapter A-29).
In accordance with the regulations made for such purpose by the Government, the Board shall also assume the cost of the remuneration payable by the Government or its departments or bodies to professionals under any law of Québec other than the Health Insurance Act, and which is fixed by the said regulations.
The Board shall recover from the Ministère du Travail, de la Main-d’oeuvre et de la Sécurité du revenu the cost of the services and medications it has assumed under the third paragraph of section 3 of the Health Insurance Act on behalf of any person entitled to social aid under the Social Aid Act (chapter A-16) and the corresponding administrative costs, after deducting the amounts recovered under section 18 of the said act.
The Board shall also recover from the Ministère du Travail, de la Main-d’oeuvre et de la Sécurité du revenu the cost of the services, prostheses, orthopedic devices, apparatus or other equipment it has assumed under subparagraph c of the first paragraph and the second and fifth paragraphs of section 3 of the Health Insurance Act (chapter A-29) for each person entitled to social aid under the Social Aid Act (chapter A-16), holding a valid claim booklet issued under section 70 or 71.1 of the Health Insurance Act, and the corresponding administrative costs, after deducting the amounts recovered under section 18 of the said act.
1969, c. 53, s. 2; 1970, c. 37, s. 81; 1971, c. 47, s. 17; 1973, c. 30, s. 15; 1974, c. 40, s. 20; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1979, c. 1, s. 56; 1981, c. 9, s. 38.
2. The function of the Board shall be:
(a)  to pay to professionnals in the field of health the remuneration provided for in the agreements entered into by the Minister of Social Affairs and the bodies representing the various classes of such professionals;
(b)  to administer, and assume the cost of any other plan or programme entrusted to it by law or by the Government;
(c)  to organize and direct activities in operational research and evaluation necessary to the proper administration of the health insurance plan and of the other plans entrusted to it;
(d)  to publish, subject to sections 63 to 68 of the Health Insurance Act and to the similar provisions of the laws governing the plans it is entrusted with carrying out, all relevant information respecting;
i.  its management, operational research and evaluation activities;
ii.  the nature, frequency, origin, destination, distribution and cost of insured services it has paid for; and
iii.  the total and average remuneration of professionals in the field of health, by class and specialty, by region and by type of acts;
(e)  to inform the public on the possibilities of access to all services it is empowered to pay and the conditions to be fulfilled to have access thereto;
(f)  subject to sections 63 and 64 of the Health Insurance Act, to inform persons who have benefited from health services of the name of the professional in the field of health who furnished them with each performance of insured services, the dates on which they were furnished, the amount paid by the Board for each performance of services and the total amount so paid for such services during such fiscal year;
(g)  to establish and keep up to date, for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, an index of professionals in the field of health and, subject to the prohibition to reveal contemplated in section 63 of the Health Insurance Act, which applies mutatis mutandis, to facilitate access to it by the Minister of Social Affairs or his representative authorized for the purposes of the carrying out of the Health Insurance Act, the Hospital Insurance Act and of any other act for the application of which the Minister is responsible.
It shall also be the function of the Board to apply the health insurance plan established by the Health Insurance Act (chapter A-29).
In accordance with the regulations made for such purpose by the Government, the Board shall also assume the cost of the remuneration payable by the Government or its departments or bodies to professionals under any law of Québec other than the Health Insurance Act, and which is fixed by the said regulations.
The Board shall recover from the Ministère des affaires sociales the cost of the services and medications it has assumed under the third paragraph of section 3 of the Health Insurance Act on behalf of any person entitled to social aid under the Social Aid Act (chapter A-16) and the corresponding administrative costs, after deducting the amounts recovered under section 18 of the said act.
The Board shall also recover from the Ministère des affaires sociales the cost of the services, prostheses, orthopedic devices, apparatus or other equipment it has assumed under subparagraph c of the first paragraph and the second and fifth paragraphs of section 3 of the Health Insurance Act (chapter A-29) for each person entitled to social aid under the Social Aid Act (chapter A-16), holding a valid claim booklet issued under section 70 or 71.1 of the Health Insurance Act, and the corresponding administrative costs, after deducting the amounts recovered under section 18 of the said act.
1969, c. 53, s. 2; 1970, c. 37, s. 81; 1971, c. 47, s. 17; 1973, c. 30, s. 15; 1974, c. 40, s. 20; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1979, c. 1, s. 56.
2. The function of the Board shall be:
(a)  to pay to professionnals in the field of health the remuneration provided for in the agreements entered into by the Minister of Social Affairs and the bodies representing the various classes of such professionals;
(b)  to administer any other plan or program entrusted to it by law or by the Gouvernement;
(c)  to organize and direct activities in operational research and evaluation necessary to the proper administration of the health insurance plan and of the other plans entrusted to it;
(d)  to publish, subject to sections 63 to 68 of the Health Insurance Act and to the similar provisions of the laws governing the plans it is entrusted with carrying out, all relevant information respecting;
i.  its management, operational research and evaluation activities;
ii.  the nature, frequency, origin, destination, distribution and cost of insured services it has paid for; and
iii.  the total and average remuneration of professionals in the field of health, by class and specialty, by region and by type of acts;
(e)  to inform the public on the possibilities of access to all services it is empowered to pay and the conditions to be fulfilled to have access thereto;
(f)  subject to sections 63 and 64 of the Health Insurance Act, to inform persons who have benefited from health services of the name of the professional in the field of health who furnished them with each performance of insured services, the dates on which they were furnished, the amount paid by the Board for each performance of services and the total amount so paid for such services during such fiscal year;
(g)  to establish and keep up to date, for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act, an index of professionals in the field of health and, subject to the prohibition to reveal contemplated in section 63 of the Health Insurance Act, which applies mutatis mutandis, to facilitate access to it by the Minister of Social Affairs or his representative authorized for the purposes of the carrying out of the Health Insurance Act, the Hospital Insurance Act and of any other act for the application of which the Minister is responsible.
It shall also be the function of the Board to apply the health insurance plan established by the Health Insurance Act (chapter A-29).
In accordance with the regulations made for such purpose by the Gouvernement, the Board shall also assume the cost of the remuneration payable by the Gouvernement or its departments or bodies to professionals under any law of Québec other than the Health Insurance Act, and which is fixed by the said regulations.
The Board shall recover from the Ministère des affaires sociales the cost of the services and medications it has assumed under the third paragraph of section 3 of the Health Insurance Act on behalf of any person entitled to social aid under the Social Aid Act (chapter A-16) and the corresponding administrative costs, after deducting the amounts recovered under section 18 of the said act.
The Board shall also recover from the Ministère des affaires sociales the cost of the services, prostheses and orthopedic or other devices it has assumed under subparagraph c of the first paragraph of section 3 of the Health Insurance Act (chapter A-29) and the second and fourth paragraphs of that section for each person entitled to social aid under the Social Aid Act ( chapter A-16), holding a valid claim booklet issued under section 70, and the corresponding administrative costs, after deducting the amounts recovered under section 18 of the said act.
1969, c. 53, s. 2; 1970, c. 37, s. 81; 1971, c. 47, s. 17; 1973, c. 30, s. 15; 1974, c. 40, s. 20; 1977, c. 5, s. 14.