O. Reg. 883/93: ELIGIBLE PHYSICIANSSkip to content
Health Insurance Act
Loi sur l’assurance-santé
ONTARIO REGULATION 883/93
Note: This Regulation was revoked on April 1, 2011. See: O. Reg. 82/11, ss. 1, 2.
Last amendment: O. Reg. 82/11.
This Regulation is made in English only.
1. For the purposes of subsection 19.1 (4) of the Act, a physician who would be eligible only by reason of meeting the criteria set out in clause 19.1 (3) (c) of the Act, is not eligible if the physician was engaged in the practice of medicine in Ontario before August 1, 1993,
(a) solely as a locum tenens and, either,
(i) the physician had not been issued a provider number and, while practising as a locum tenens, used the provider number of another physician in connection with insured services rendered in Ontario, or
(ii) the physician received a per diem payment or stipend as part of the Underserviced Area Program ― Locum Tenens Program administered by the Ministry of Health;
(b) solely for a period of postgraduate medical training of less than one year,
(i) in an internship program accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Pre-registration Physician Training Programs, or
(ii) in a residency program accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada or by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada;
(c) solely as a clinical or research fellow in a program of postgraduate medical education that was not a residency program accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada or by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. O. Reg. 883/93, s. 1.
2. For the purposes of clause 19.1 (3) (g) of the Act, physicians who were assigned provider numbers on or after August 1, 1993, and who are not otherwise eligible under subsection 19.1 (3) of the Act are eligible under section 19.1 of the Act until January 1, 1994. O. Reg. 883/93, s. 2.
3. Omitted (provides for coming into force of provisions of this Regulation). O. Reg. 883/93, s. 3.