BILL NO. 102
3rd Session, 63rd General Assembly
70 Elizabeth II, 2021
Private Member's Bill
Health Services and Insurance Act
First Reading: April 8, 2021
Clause 1 creates a definition of "virtual care".
Clause 2 includes virtual care from a variety of service providers as insured professional services in the M.S.I. Plan.
Clause 3 allows the Governor in Council to make regulations respecting virtual care and prescribing additional providers of virtual care.
An Act to Amend Chapter 197
of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Health Services and Insurance Act,
Respecting Virtual Care
1 Section 2 of Chapter 197 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Health Services and Insurance Act, as amended by Chapter 20 of the Acts of 1992 and Chapter 7 of the Acts of 2011, is further amended by
- (o) "virtual care" means health care that is provided via telephone or internet communication.
2 Chapter 197 is further amended by adding immediately after Section 3 the following Section:
- 4 (1) Subject to the regulations and subsection (2), insured professional services include virtual care provided by
3 Subsection 17(2) of Chapter 197, as amended by Chapter 20 of the Acts of 1992, is further amended by adding immediately after clause (b) the following clauses:
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