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Long-term care accommodation costs and subsidy
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During the COVID-19 outbreak, we want residents and their families to focus on care. That’s why the Ontario government is freezing long-term care resident co-payment rates for six months. The annual increase that would have gone into effect in July will now be January 1, 2021.
The Ontario government will ensure that long-term care homes will not lose any revenue resulting from this deferral. The government will fully fund the level of care increases that would have been collected from basic accommodation co-payments. In addition, the government will compensate for the preferred accommodation premium increases that would have been applicable during the deferral period.
Further information will be provided shortly regarding the applicable co-payment rates effective from January 1, 2021. Long-term care home licensees are hereby directed to withhold sending co-payment notices to their residents pending further information from the ministry....Learn more