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Ontario Drug Benefit Act



Note: This Regulation was revoked on August 24, 2007. See: O. Reg. 483/07, ss. 1, 2.

Last amendment: O. Reg. 483/07.

This is the English version of a bilingual regulation.


1. In this Regulation,

“ODB data” means personal information kept by the Ministry about a recipient, including name, health number, drug claims history and related personal information; (“données du régime”)

“public hospital” means a hospital as defined in section 1 of the Public Hospitals Act; (“hôpital public”)

“recipient” means a person who receives drug benefits under the Act. (“bénéficiaire”) O. Reg. 150/05, s. 1.

Prescribed purpose

2. For the purposes of subsections 13 (1), (2), (3) and (4) of the Act, the following are prescribed purposes:

1. Facilitating access to ODB data by a public hospital where the recipient to whom the ODB data relates is seeking care in the emergency department of that public hospital. O. Reg. 150/05, s. 2.

Prescribed conditions

3. The Minister shall not disclose ODB data for a purpose mentioned in paragraph 1 of section 2 unless the public hospital is a party to an agreement with the Minister under subsection 13 (4) of the Act. O. Reg. 150/05, s. 3.