publication . Preprint . 2003

Needs-based Funding for Home Care and Community Support Services in Ontario: A New Approach Based on Linked Survey and Administrative Data

Jeremiah Hurley; Brian Hutchison; Gioia Buckley; Christel Woodward;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2003
Abstract
1.0 Background Since 1994, the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care (MOHLTC) has used an equity funding formula to allocate new funding for the delivery of long-term care (LTC) community services, which includes home care services and community support services in the province.[Ontario Ministry of Health 2000] The objective of the formula is to reduce historical disparities in funding among Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) regions by allocating new funds on the basis of the relative need for home care and community support services of the populations living in each CCAC region. Since May 1998, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC), in co...
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