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 labour relations; 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; 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
2008-09

Estimates
2007-08

Difference
Between
2008-09
and
2007-08

Actual
2006-07

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Ministry Administration 72,960,500 72,904,300 56,200 78,700,574
2 Ontario Review Board 3,975,400 3,975,400 - 5,232,717
3 Information Systems 80,659,900 74,259,500 6,400,400 54,666,225
  Total Including Special Warrants 157,595,800 151,139,200 6,456,600 138,599,516
Less: Special Warrants - 52,532,200 (52,532,200) -
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 157,595,800 98,607,000 58,988,800 138,599,516
Special Warrants - 52,532,200 (52,532,200) -
Statutory Minister's Salary, the Executive Council Act 47,841 46,858 983 40,152
Statutory Parliamentary Assistants' Salaries, the Executive Council Act 48,519 47,523 996 40,722
Statutory Government Pharmacy, the Financial Administration Act - - - 10,636,857
  Total Statutory Appropriations 96,360 94,381 1,979 10,717,731
  Total Operating Expense 157,692,160 151,233,581 6,458,579 149,317,247



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     38,625,400
  Employee benefits     5,329,600
  Transportation and communication     2,284,300
  Services     24,287,700
  Supplies and equipment     2,510,200
  Subtotal     73,037,200
  Less: Recoveries     76,700
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     72,960,500
  Sub-Items:      
  Main Office      
  Salaries and wages   2,831,000  
  Employee benefits   299,100  
  Transportation and communication   94,000  
  Services   248,100  
  Supplies and equipment   50,500 3,522,700
  Financial and Administrative Services      
  Salaries and wages   24,159,800  
  Employee benefits   3,268,500  
  Transportation and communication   1,724,700  
  Services   13,207,300  
  Supplies and equipment   1,902,000  
  Subtotal   44,262,300  
  Less: Recoveries from other ministries   76,700 44,185,600
  Human Resources      
  Salaries and wages   3,540,400  
  Employee benefits   390,000  
  Transportation and communication   216,000  
  Services   215,900  
  Supplies and equipment   238,800 4,601,100
  Communications Services      
  Salaries and wages   6,509,100  
  Employee benefits   1,124,300  
  Transportation and communication   232,500  
  Services   5,731,200  
  Supplies and equipment   306,200 13,903,300
  Legal Services      
  Salaries and wages   120,700  
  Employee benefits   2,500  
  Services   3,073,800 3,197,000
  Audit Services      
  Services   1,789,400 1,789,400
  Medical Advisory Secretariat      
  Salaries and wages   1,464,400  
  Employee benefits   245,200  
  Transportation and communication   17,100  
  Services   22,000  
  Supplies and equipment   12,700 1,761,400
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     72,960,500
  Statutory Appropriations      
Statutory    Minister's Salary, the Executive Council Act     47,841
Statutory    Parliamentary Assistants' Salaries, the Executive Council Act     48,519
1401-2 Ontario Review Board      
  Salaries and wages     855,100
  Employee benefits     99,100
  Transportation and communication     527,800
  Services     2,436,800
  Supplies and equipment     56,600
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     3,975,400
1401-3 Information Systems      
  Salaries and wages     36,946,000
  Employee benefits     6,161,100
  Transportation and communication     2,439,200
  Services     29,302,000
  Supplies and equipment     6,434,100
  Subtotal     81,282,400
  Less: Recoveries     622,500
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     80,659,900
  Total Operating Expense for Ministry Administration Program     157,692,160