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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 chain and facilities, 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; 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
2010-11

Estimates
2009-10

Difference
Between
2010-11
and
2009-10

Actual
2008-09

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Ministry Administration 80,439,900 79,904,500 535,400 89,139,268
2 Ontario Review Board 3,975,400 3,975,400 - 6,582,393
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 84,415,300 83,879,900 535,400 95,721,661
Statutory Minister's Salary, the Executive Council Act 47,841 47,841 - 49,301
Statutory Parliamentary Assistants' Salaries, the Executive Council Act 32,346 32,346 - 47,372
Statutory Government Pharmacy, the Financial Administration Act - - - 1,781,946
  Total Statutory Appropriations 80,187 80,187 - 1,878,619
  Total Operating Expense 84,495,487 83,960,087 535,400 97,600,280



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     37,659,900
  Employee benefits     11,043,700
  Transportation and communication     2,407,700
  Services     25,392,000
  Supplies and equipment     4,013,300
  Subtotal     80,516,600
  Less: Recoveries     76,700
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     80,439,900
  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   25,106,300  
  Employee benefits   9,215,300  
  Transportation and communication   1,848,100  
  Services   14,423,200  
  Supplies and equipment   3,684,100  
  Subtotal   54,277,000  
  Less: Recoveries from other ministries   76,700 54,200,300
  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   5,508,700  
  Employee benefits   1,011,900  
  Transportation and communication   232,500  
  Services   5,672,000  
  Supplies and equipment   27,200 12,452,300
  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   1,522,500  
  Employee benefits   254,900  
  Transportation and communication   17,100  
  Services   22,000  
  Supplies and equipment   12,700 1,829,200
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     80,439,900
  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
  Total Operating Expense for Ministry Administration Program     84,495,487