A 46% cut to funding for CPAP devices
Funding cuts will mean higher costs for patients and the closure of rural providers and clinics across the province.
more in costs per patient
The funding changes will force a trickle-down effect, causing many small, main street businesses to close their doors and leave gaps in care. The impact will be felt particularly hard in rural communities that depend on local clinics, where equitable access to healthcare services is already a significant issue.
As Ontarians struggle to recover from COVID-19 and lockdowns, equitable, reliable access to respiratory healthcare has never been more important.