MINISTRY ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM - VOTE 1401

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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 health capital planning; health system investment and funding policies and decisions; 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
2007-08

Estimates
2006-07

Difference
Between
2007-08
and
2006-07

Actual
2005-06

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Ministry Administration 75,133,700 79,916,600 (4,782,900) 86,315,021
2 Ontario Review Board 3,879,300 4,003,200 (123,900) 4,410,843
3 Information Systems 85,311,200 87,910,400 (2,599,200) 79,258,019
  Total Including Special Warrants 164,324,200 171,830,200 (7,506,000) 169,983,883
Less: Special Warrants 52,532,200 - 52,532,200 -
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 111,792,000 171,830,200 (60,038,200) 169,983,883
Special Warrants 52,532,200 - 52,532,200 -
Statutory Minister's Salary, the Executive Council Act 46,858 37,550 9,308 35,211
Statutory Parliamentary Assistants' Salaries, the Executive Council Act 47,523 38,082 9,441 30,638
  Total Statutory Appropriations 94,381 75,632 18,749 65,849
  Total Operating Expense 164,418,581 171,905,832 (7,487,251) 170,049,732



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     40,181,300
  Employee benefits     5,542,400
  Transportation and communication     2,284,300
  Services     24,692,200
  Supplies and equipment     2,510,200
  Subtotal     75,210,400
  Less: Recoveries     76,700
  Total Operating Expense     75,133,700
  Sub-Items:      
  Main Office      
  Salaries and wages   2,723,400  
  Employee benefits   288,400  
  Transportation and communication   94,000  
  Services   273,200  
  Supplies and equipment   50,500 3,429,500
  Financial and Administrative Services      
  Salaries and wages   24,732,200  
  Employee benefits   3,336,700  
  Transportation and communication   1,724,700  
  Services   13,484,200  
  Supplies and equipment   1,902,000  
  Subtotal   45,179,800  
  Less: Recoveries from other ministries   76,700 45,103,100
  Human Resources      
  Salaries and wages   4,893,800  
  Employee benefits   593,000  
  Transportation and communication   216,000  
  Services   253,700  
  Supplies and equipment   238,800 6,195,300
  Communications Services      
  Salaries and wages   6,370,300  
  Employee benefits   1,097,200  
  Transportation and communication   232,500  
  Services   5,848,000  
  Supplies and equipment   306,200 13,854,200
  Legal Services      
  Salaries and wages   120,700  
  Employee benefits   2,500  
  Services   3,034,600 3,157,800
  Audit Services      
  Services   1,789,400 1,789,400
  Medical Advisory Secretariat      
  Salaries and wages   1,340,900  
  Employee benefits   224,600  
  Transportation and communication   17,100  
  Services   9,100  
  Supplies and equipment   12,700 1,604,400
  Total Operating Expense     75,133,700
  Statutory Appropriations      
Statutory    Minister's Salary, the Executive Council Act     46,858
Statutory    Parliamentary Assistants' Salaries, the Executive Council Act     47,523
1401-2 Ontario Review Board      
  Salaries and wages     855,100
  Employee benefits     99,100
  Transportation and communication     527,800
  Services     2,340,700
  Supplies and equipment     56,600
  Total Operating Expense     3,879,300
1401-3 Information Systems      
  Salaries and wages     37,692,900
  Employee benefits     6,316,100
  Transportation and communication     2,713,800
  Services     35,043,000
  Supplies and equipment     3,545,400
  Total Operating Expense     85,311,200
  Total Operating Expense for Ministry Administration Program     164,418,581