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Health System Funding Reform
Ontario’s Action Plan for Health Care proposes reforms that will result in significant changes to the way in which health care services will be organized, delivered and funded. Included in the Action plan is the Health System Funding Reform (HSFR) initiative.
Health System Funding Reform
Ontario’s Action Plan for Health Care proposes reforms that will result in significant changes to the way in which health care services will be organized, delivered and funded. Included in the Action plan is the Health System Funding Reform (HSFR) initiative.
Health System Funding Reform Initiative

The key component of HSFR is the funding models that compensate health care organizations based on patient volume and needs, the services delivered and the evidence-based quality of those services. Read more
HSR in Hospitals Locked

Introduced by the Ministry in April 2012, health system funding reform (HSFR) is a move towards more “patient-based funding”. HSFR started with a move away from hospital global budgets by expanding the use of the Health-Based Allocation Model (HBAM) and introducing Quality-Based Procedures (QBPs). Read more
HSFR in Community Locked

Health system funding reform (HSFR) is applied in the community setting through the Health-Based Allocation Model (HBAM) and community Quality-Based Procedures (QBPs). Read more
Related Initiatives Locked

Community-based specialty clinics are a new initiative introduced by the Ministry to shift select OHIP-insured, low-risk procedures currently provided in acute hospitals to the community, with the intention to improve patient access to high quality care at better value. Read more
Ministry Knowledge Transfer and Education Outreach Locked

To facilitate the understanding of HSFR, the Ministry delivered a series of regional sessions on the alignment of funding and quality in the planning, implementation and evaluation of HSFR. Information localized to specific LHINs can be accessed below. Read more
Frequently Asked Questions Locked

Get answers questions such as "What is Health System Funding Reform?" and "How will clinical documentation change?" and more. Read more