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Health Services Appeal and Review Board

Ministry
Health
URL
www.hsarb.on.ca
Address
151 BLOOR STREET WEST, 9TH FLOOR
TORONTO
M5S1S4
Phone
(416) 327-8512
Fax
(416) 327-8524
Background
Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Appeal and Review Boards Act, 1998, S.O. 1998, C. 18, Sched. H, Part II (opens a new window)
Function

The Health Services Appeal and Review Board is an independent adjudicative and regulatory tribunal created by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Appeal and Review Boards Act, 1998 to hold appeals, hearings and reviews concerning publicly insured health services under the Health Insurance Act; eligibility for placement in long-term care facilities; community-based long term care service providers regarding the scope and level of services provided; ambulance services; health facility licensing; municipal health boards' compliance with mandatory programs; community health hazards; and communicable diseases.

Membership

The Lieutenant Governor in Council appoints at least twenty members and designates one member as chair and two members as vice-chairs. At least three members of the Board must be members of the Law Society of Ontario who are licensed to practice law in Ontario as barristers and solicitors. At least three members of the Board must be legally qualified medical practitioners, but the majority of the members of the Board must not be legally qualified medical practitioners. The chair may from time to time designate additional members to be vice-chairs.

Term

Members are appointed for two, three or five years.

Meetings
Appeals, reviews and hearings are held in Ontario.
Remuneration

Appointees are remunerated according to Schedule B of the Agencies and Appointments Directive

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Chair (Full-Time) CHRISTINE MOSS
12-Dec-2020 - 11-Dec-2023
toronto
2. Vice-Chair (Full-Time) MITCHELL TOKER
14-Jan-2022 - 13-Jan-2024
toronto
3. Vice-Chair (Part-Time) THOMAS KELLY
18-Jul-2022 - 17-Jul-2024
london
4. Member (Part-Time) TRINA MORISSETTE
04-Feb-2022 - 03-Feb-2023
ottawa
5. Member (Part-Time) CARLA WHILLIER
12-Mar-2020 - 11-Mar-2023
aurora
6. Member (Part-Time) YASMEEN SIDDIQUI
13-May-2020 - 12-May-2023
toronto
7. Member (Part-Time) JEAN BEDARD
27-May-2021 - 26-May-2023
ottawa
8. Member (Part-Time) MICHELLE MANN-REMPEL
27-May-2021 - 26-May-2023
ottawa
9. Member (Part-Time) CHARLES PENISTON
03-Jun-2021 - 02-Jun-2023
sunderland
10. Member (Part-Time) TIM BATES
28-Jul-2020 - 27-Jul-2023
toronto
11. Member (Part-Time) KATHLEEN RYAN ELLIOTT
25-Mar-2021 - 24-Mar-2024
cobourg
12. Member (Part-Time) HY BLOOM
14-Apr-2022 - 13-Apr-2024
toronto
13. Member (Part-Time) SONIA GAAL
31-Oct-2021 - 30-Oct-2024
ottawa
14. Member (Part-Time) ANNA-MARIE CASTRODALE
28-Nov-2021 - 27-Nov-2024
toronto
15. Member (Part-Time) CARMEN ABEL
25-Mar-2022 - 24-Mar-2025
kitchener
16. Member (Part-Time) HEATHER WILLIS
25-Mar-2022 - 24-Mar-2025
oakville
17. Member (Part-Time) TINA ELAHIPANAH
16-Apr-2022 - 15-Apr-2025
toronto
18. Member (Part-Time) JENNIFER SARJEANT
29-Apr-2022 - 28-Apr-2025
north york
19. Member (Part-Time) BONITA THORNTON
28-May-2022 - 27-May-2025
scarborough
20. Member (Part-Time) STEPHANE THIFFEAULT
28-May-2022 - 27-May-2025
sarnia
21. Member (Part-Time) DEBBIE SNOW
21-Oct-2020 - 20-Oct-2025
toronto
22. Member (Part-Time)
23. Member (Part-Time)
24. Member (Part-Time)
25. Member (Part-Time)
26. Member (Part-Time)
27. Member (Part-Time)
28. Member (Part-Time)