April 8, 1957 (22nd Parliament, 5th Session)

PC

William Gourlay Blair

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Blair:

I know the provinces have to pay. If they do not pay for them, then it comes out of the estate. The moment a mental patient goes into a hospital the official guardian of the province of Ontario- I think he is the individual-takes over the estate. The hospital bills are paid out of the funds controlled by the official guardian. Therefore even if the province of Ontario does pay the costs they come out of the individuals-

Topic:   HEALTH INSURANCE
Subtopic:   AUTHORIZATION OF PAYMENTS FROM CONSOLIDATED REVENUE FUND
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