Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care - THE ESTIMATES, 2006-07

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MINISTRY ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM - VOTE 1401

Ministry Administration provides:

Support to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care to meet the requirements of the Ministry's Portfolio. Ministry management, accountability and controllership frameworks to ensure the cost-effective/efficient use of resources to achieve business results.

A broad range of strategic and operational services essential to the effective delivery of Ministry programs, including business, fiscal and capital planning; audit; supply and financial services and contract management; government pharmacy; accommodation; human resources and organizational development; corporate project/change management and business improvement; freedom of information, protection of privacy, and personal health information protection; submission coordination and Cabinet Office liaison; public appointments process; information management and information technology; legal; communications and information; management and administration of the Ontario e-Health Program, including the oversight for Smart Systems for Health Agency; and the Medical Advisory Secretariat, which provides evidence-based analysis and policy advice on the coordinated uptake of new health technologies and health services for Ontario.

Administrative support to the Ontario Review Board, Consent and Capacity Board, Health Services Appeal and Review Board, Health Professions Appeal and Review Board, and the Ontario Hepatitis C Assistance Plan Review Committee.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2006-07

Estimates
2005-06

Difference
Between
2006-07
and
2005-06

Actual
2004-05

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Ministry Administration 178,482,300 177,886,100 596,200 160,787,934
2 Ontario Review Board 4,003,200 4,119,700 (116,500) 4,119,616
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 182,485,500 182,005,800 479,700 164,907,550
Statutory Minister's Salary, the Executive Council Act 37,550 36,057 1,493 28,545
Statutory Parliamentary Assistants' Salaries, the Executive Council Act 38,082 24,378 13,704 34,896
Statutory Government Pharmacy, the Financial Administration Act - - - 14,676,493
  Total Statutory Appropriations 75,632 60,435 15,197 14,739,934
  Total Operating Expense 182,561,132 182,066,235 494,897 179,647,484



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
1401-1 Ministry Administration      
  Salaries and wages     66,375,000
  Employee benefits     10,026,400
  Transportation and communication     5,125,000
  Services     92,559,800
  Supplies and equipment     4,472,800
  Subtotal     178,559,000
  Less: Recoveries     76,700
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     178,482,300
  Sub-Items:      
  Main Office      
  Salaries and wages   2,723,400  
  Employee benefits   288,400  
  Transportation and communication   154,000  
  Services   217,300  
  Supplies and equipment   50,500 3,433,600
  Financial and Administrative Services      
  Salaries and wages   24,296,000  
  Employee benefits   3,227,500  
  Transportation and communication   1,691,900  
  Services   24,523,800  
  Supplies and equipment   1,868,800  
  Subtotal   55,608,000  
  Less: Recoveries from other ministries   76,700 55,531,300
  Human Resources      
  Salaries and wages   5,019,300  
  Employee benefits   611,200  
  Transportation and communication   200,800  
  Services   3,090,800  
  Supplies and equipment   223,000 9,145,100
  Communications Services      
  Salaries and wages   6,297,300  
  Employee benefits   1,086,600  
  Transportation and communication   232,500  
  Services   6,252,400  
  Supplies and equipment   306,200 14,175,000
  Legal Services      
  Salaries and wages   120,700  
  Employee benefits   2,500  
  Services   3,056,600 3,179,800
  Audit Services      
  Services   1,450,200 1,450,200
  Information Systems      
  Salaries and wages   24,577,400  
  Employee benefits   4,225,600  
  Transportation and communication   2,693,400  
  Services   28,634,200  
  Supplies and equipment   1,979,600 62,110,200
  Medical Advisory Secretariat      
  Salaries and wages   1,340,900  
  Employee benefits   224,600  
  Transportation and communication   11,100  
  Services   1,100  
  Supplies and equipment   7,700 1,585,400
  Healthcare Transformation      
  Salaries and wages   2,000,000  
  Employee benefits   360,000  
  Transportation and communication   141,300  
  Services   25,333,400  
  Supplies and equipment   37,000 27,871,700
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     178,482,300
  Statutory Appropriations      
Statutory    Minister's Salary, the Executive Council Act     37,550
Statutory    Parliamentary Assistants' Salaries, the Executive Council Act     38,082
1401-2 Ontario Review Board      
  Salaries and wages     855,100
  Employee benefits     99,100
  Transportation and communication     527,800
  Services     2,464,600
  Supplies and equipment     56,600
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     4,003,200
  Total Operating Expense for Ministry Administration Program     182,561,132