Administrative Monetary Penalties for Administrative Breaches of the Personal Health Information Protection Act: Proposed Amendments to Ontario Regulation 329/04

  • July 25, 2023

While the OBA supports of the objective of enhancing and encouraging compliance with PHIPA, the penalties proposed in the Regulation are excessive to the point of being punitive. The high amounts result in unintended negative consequences for patients impeding timely patient care.  Procedural fairness protections are needed for those facing penalties. 

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