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 is provided, including business, fiscal and health capital planning; health system investment and funding policies and decisions; audit; supply and financial services, contract management and record management; government pharmacy; strategic human resources including talent management, workforce planning and strategies, organizational capacity and engagement, health, safety and wellness and strategic 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.

Also, funding is provided for 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
2009-10

Estimates
2008-09

Difference
Between
2009-10
and
2008-09

Actual
2007-08

  OPERATING EXPENSE  
1 Ministry Administration 79,904,500 80,998,200 (1,093,700) 92,206,791
2 Ontario Review Board 3,975,400 3,975,400 - 5,901,673
3 Information Systems 83,887,300 78,325,800 5,561,500 80,148,721
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 167,767,200 163,299,400 4,467,800 178,257,185
Statutory Minister's Salary, the Executive Council Act 47,841 47,841 - 47,841
Statutory Parliamentary Assistants' Salaries, the Executive Council Act 32,346 48,519 (16,173) 39,002
  Total Statutory Appropriations 80,187 96,360 (16,173) 86,843
  Total Operating Expense 167,847,387 163,395,760 4,451,627 178,344,028
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
4 Ministry Administration 1,000 - 1,000 -
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 1,000 - 1,000 -
Statutory Amortization, the Financial Administration Act 1,000 - 1,000 -
  Total Statutory Appropriations 1,000 - 1,000 -
  Total Capital Expense 2,000 - 2,000 -
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
5 Ministry Administration 1,000 - 1,000 -
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 1,000 - 1,000 -
  Total Capital Assets 1,000 - 1,000 -



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     37,246,800
  Employee benefits     10,974,700
  Transportation and communication     2,407,700
  Services     25,338,700
  Supplies and equipment     4,013,300
  Subtotal     79,981,200
  Less: Recoveries     76,700
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     79,904,500
  Sub-Items:      
  Main Office      
  Salaries and wages   2,516,700  
  Employee benefits   267,400  
  Transportation and communication   94,000  
  Services   248,100  
  Supplies and equipment   50,500 3,176,700
  Financial and Administrative Services      
  Salaries and wages   24,721,300  
  Employee benefits   9,151,000  
  Transportation and communication   1,848,100  
  Services   14,372,300  
  Supplies and equipment   3,684,100  
  Subtotal   53,776,800  
  Less: Recoveries from other ministries   76,700 53,700,100
  Human Resources      
  Salaries and wages   2,885,000  
  Employee benefits   291,700  
  Transportation and communication   216,000  
  Services   163,500  
  Supplies and equipment   238,800 3,795,000
  Communications Services      
  Salaries and wages   5,489,300  
  Employee benefits   1,008,600  
  Transportation and communication   232,500  
  Services   5,669,600  
  Supplies and equipment   27,200 12,427,200
  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   1,513,800  
  Employee benefits   253,500  
  Transportation and communication   17,100  
  Services   22,000  
  Supplies and equipment   12,700 1,819,100
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     79,904,500
  Statutory Appropriations      
Statutory    Minister's Salary, the Executive Council Act     47,841
Statutory    Parliamentary Assistants' Salaries, the Executive Council Act     32,346
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     39,063,200
  Employee benefits     6,514,600
  Transportation and communication     2,489,200
  Services     27,524,900
  Supplies and equipment     8,917,900
  Subtotal     84,509,800
  Less: Recoveries     622,500
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     83,887,300
  Total Operating Expense for Ministry Administration Program     167,847,387
  CAPITAL EXPENSE      
1401-4 Ministry Administration      
  Other transactions     1,000
  Total Capital Expense to be Voted     1,000
  Statutory Appropriations      
  Other transactions      
Statutory    Amortization, the Financial Administration Act     1,000
  Total Capital Expense for Ministry Administration Program     2,000
  CAPITAL ASSETS      
1401-5 Ministry Administration      
  Information technology hardware     1,000
  Total Capital Assets to be Voted     1,000
  Total Capital Assets for Ministry Administration Program     1,000