Ontario Health Care and YOU

How Much Does It Cost?

A recent article in The Toronto Star really struck a chord with cuts and limitations -- should you become chronically ill or disabled.

According to the Ministry of Health, average costs of providing care are as follows:

How Much Does It Cost?

Acute inpatient and newborn: $996.59 per day; $363,755 per year

Chronic inpatient: $614.09 per day; $224,142 per year

Rehab inpatient: $623.67 per day; $227,639 per year

Mental health inpatient: $734.78 per day; $268,194 per year

Long term care: $144.77 per day; $52,841 per year

Home care: $3,956.76 per year; $31.87 per hour