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O. Reg. 277/18: PRESCRIBED POLICY STATEMENTS

filed April 20, 2018 under Ontario Works Act, 1997, S.O. 1997, c. 25, Sched. A

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ontario regulation 277/18

made under the

Ontario Works Act, 1997

Made: April 12, 2018
Filed: April 20, 2018
Published on e-Laws: April 20, 2018
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: May 5, 2018

Amending O. Reg. 564/05

(PRESCRIBED POLICY STATEMENTS)

1. (1) Subsection 1 (1) of Ontario Regulation 564/05 is amended by striking out “paragraph 3 of subsection 44 (1)” in the portion before paragraph 1.

(2) Subsection 1 (3) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “the medical condition referred to in Item 19” and substituting “a medical condition referred to in item 30 or 31”.

2. (1) Subsection 2 (1) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “subparagraph 3 i of subsection 44 (1)” in the portion before clause (a).

(2) Subsection 2 (4.1) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “Item 3.1” in the portion before paragraph 1 and substituting “item 5”.

(3) Subsection 2 (4.2) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “Item 3.2” in the portion before paragraph 1 and substituting “item 6”.

(4) Subsection 2 (5) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “Item 4” and substituting “items 7 and 8”.

(5) Subsection 2 (6) of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

(6) If a member of the recipient’s benefit unit has a medical condition referred to in item 16, 17, 18 or 19 (Food Allergy — Milk/Dairy) of Schedule 1 and a medical condition referred to in item 20, 21, 22 or 23 (Food Allergy — Lactose Intolerance) of Schedule 1, the amount to be included in the recipient’s budgetary requirements shall be the amount the member is entitled to receive for item 16, 17, 18 or 19 (Food Allergy — Milk/Dairy).

(6) Subsection 2 (7) of the Regulation is amended,

(a) by striking out “Item 14” and substituting “item 24”; and

(b) by striking out “Item 3” and substituting “item 4”.

(7) Subsection 2 (8) of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

(8) If a member of the recipient’s benefit unit has the medical conditions in item 41 (Renal Failure (GFR < 30)), causing weight loss, and item 42 (Renal Failure — Pre-Dialysis (GFR < 30)) or 43 (Renal Failure — Peritoneal/Hemodialysis) of Schedule 1, the amount to be included in the recipient’s budgetary requirements shall be the amount the member is entitled to receive for item 41 (Renal Failure (GFR < 30)).

(8) Subsection 2 (9) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “Item 27.1” in the portion before paragraph 1 and substituting “item 44”.

3. Schedule 1 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

Schedule 1
SPECIAL DIETS

Item

Column A

Medical Conditions that Require a Special Diet

Column B

Whether Medical Condition may Cause Weight Loss

Column C

Monthly Amount for Special Diet Unless Otherwise Specified

1.

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Yes

$191 or such higher amount as may be permitted in accordance with subsection 2 (2)

2.

Anorexia Nervosa

Yes

$191 or such higher amount as may be permitted in accordance with subsection 2 (2)

3.

Congenital heart defect — Have had Ross procedure or arterial switch procedure or have coexisting coarctation of aorta

No

$86, subject to subsection 2 (4)

4.

Celiac Disease

No

$97, subject to subsection 2 (7)

5.

Chronic Hepatitis C (BMI < 25)

No

$88, subject to subsection 2 (4.1)

6.

Chronic Hepatitis C (BMI < 25) with interferon treatment

Yes

$191 or such higher amount as may be permitted in accordance with subsection 2 (2) and subject to subsection 2 (4.2)

7.

Chronic wounds or burns requiring protein — Stages 1 and 2 chronic wounds

Burns 1 - 10% body surface area

No

$88, subject to subsection 2 (5)

8.

Chronic wounds or burns requiring protein — Stages 3 and 4 chronic wounds

Burns > 10% body surface area

No

$191, subject to subsection 2 (5)

9.

Cirrhosis Stages 3 and 4

Yes

$191 or such higher amount as may be permitted in accordance with subsection 2 (2)

10.

Congestive Heart Failure

Yes

$191 or such higher amount as may be permitted in accordance with subsection 2 (2)

11.

Crohn’s Disease

Yes

$191 or such higher amount as may be permitted in accordance with subsection 2 (2)

12.

Cystic Fibrosis

Yes

$191 or such higher amount as may be permitted in accordance with subsection 2 (2)

13.

Diabetes

No

$81, subject to subsection 2 (4)

14.

Dysphagia, requiring thickened fluids

No

$125

15.

Extreme Obesity: Class III BMI > 40

No

$51, subject to subsection 2 (4)

16.

Food Allergy — Milk/Dairy — 1 to 8 years of age

No

$32

17.

Food Allergy — Milk/Dairy — 9 to 18 years of age

No

$63

18.

Food Allergy — Milk/Dairy — 19 to 50 years of age

No

$32

19.

Food Allergy — Milk/Dairy — 51 years of age or older

No

$47

20.

Food Allergy — Lactose Intolerance — 1 to 8 years of age

No

$30, subject to subsection 2 (6)

21.

Food Allergy — Lactose Intolerance — 9 to 18 years of age

No

$59, subject to subsection 2 (6)

22.

Food Allergy — Lactose Intolerance — 19 to 50 years of age

No

$30, subject to subsection 2 (6)

23.

Food Allergy — Lactose Intolerance — 51 years of age or older

No

$45, subject to subsection 2 (6)

24.

Food Allergy — Wheat

No

$97, subject to subsection 2 (7)

25.

Gestational Diabetes

No

$102, subject to subsection 2 (4)

26.

HIV/AIDS

Yes

$191 or such higher amount as may be permitted in accordance with subsection 2 (2)

27.

Huntington Disease

Yes

$191 or such higher amount as may be permitted in accordance with subsection 2 (2)

28.

Hyperlipidemia or Hypercholesterolemia

No

$51, subject to subsection 2 (4)

29.

Hypertension

No

$86, subject to subsection 2 (4)

30.

Inadequate lactation to sustain breast-feeding or breast-feeding is contraindicated — Where infant is lactose tolerant

No

$145

31.

Inadequate lactation to sustain breast-feeding or breast-feeding is contraindicated — Where infant is lactose intolerant

No

$162

32.

Lupus

Yes

$191 or such higher amount as may be permitted in accordance with subsection 2 (2)

33.

Malignancy

Yes

$191 or such higher amount as may be permitted in accordance with subsection 2 (2)

34.

Multiple Sclerosis

Yes

$191 or such higher amount as may be permitted in accordance with subsection 2 (2)

35.

Muscular Dystrophy

Yes

$191 or such higher amount as may be permitted in accordance with subsection 2 (2)

36.

Osteoporosis

No

$38

37.

Ostomies [e.g., jejunostomy, ileostomy]

Yes

$191 or such higher amount as may be permitted in accordance with subsection 2 (2)

38.

Pancreatic Insufficiency

Yes

$191 or such higher amount as may be permitted in accordance with subsection 2 (2)

39.

Parkinson Disease

Yes

$191 or such higher amount as may be permitted in accordance with subsection 2 (2)

40.

Prader-Willi Syndrome

No

$200, subject to subsection 2 (4)

41.

Renal Failure (GFR < 30)

Yes

$191 or such higher amount as may be permitted in accordance with subsection 2 (2)

42.

Renal Failure — Pre-Dialysis (GFR <30)

No

$52, subject to subsection 2 (8)

43.

Renal Failure — Peritoneal/Hemodialysis

No

$88, subject to subsection 2 (8)

44.

Rett Syndrome (BMI < 18.5)

No

$88, subject to subsection 2 (9)

45.

Short Bowel Syndrome

Yes

$191 or such higher amount as may be permitted in accordance with subsection 2 (2)

46.

Ulcerative Colitis

Yes

$191 or such higher amount as may be permitted in accordance with subsection 2 (2)

Commencement

4. (1) Subject to subsection (2), this Regulation comes into force on the day it is filed.

(2) Subsections 1 (1) and 2 (1) come into force on October 1, 2018.

Made by:
Pris par :

Le ministre des Services sociaux et communautaires,

Michael Coteau

Minister of Community and Social Services

Date made: April 12, 2018
Pris le : 12 avril 2018

 

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