A-29 - Health Insurance Act

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1. In this Act, unless the context indicates a different meaning, the following expressions and words mean or designate:
(a)  insured services : the services, medications, devices or other equipment that compensate for a physical deficiency, visual or hearing aids and communication devices contemplated in section 3;
(b)  professional in the field of health or professional : a physician, dentist, optometrist or pharmacist legally authorized to furnish insured services;
(c)  professional subject to the application of an agreement : a professional who practises his profession within the scope of the plan established by this Act, is remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement and the amount of whose fees, which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist, is paid to him directly by the Board where the insured person has presented his health insurance card or claim booklet, as the case may be, or directly by the insured person where he did not present his health insurance card or claim booklet, as the case may be;
(d)  professional who has withdrawn : a professional, other than a pharmacist, who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this Act but agrees to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement, and the amount of whose fees is paid to his patients by the Board;
(e)  non-participating professional : a professional who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this Act but does not agree to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement or who is the subject of an order issued pursuant to section 77, 77.0.1 or 77.1.1, and all of whose patients alone assume payment of the fees which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist;
(f)  agreement : an agreement made under section 19;
(f.1)  basic remuneration means the basic tariff provided for in an agreement referred to in section 19 in respect of the remuneration by the act of insured services before the carrying out of the rules governing the placing of a ceiling on activities;
(g)  (subparagraph repealed);
(g.1)  insured person : a resident or temporary resident of Québec who is duly registered with the Board;
(h)  similar plan : a medical care insurance plan in force during a year in any province of Canada and respecting which a contribution is payable for that year by the federal government under the Canada Health Act (R.S.C. 1985, c. C-6);
(i)  Board : the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec established by the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (chapter R‐5);
(j)  prescribed : prescribed by regulation;
(k)  regulation : a regulation made in accordance with section 69, 69.2 or 72;
(l)  scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XI;
(m)  research scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XII;
(n)  hospital centre : a hospital centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S‐4.2) or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S‐5);
(o)  institution : an institution governed by the Act respecting health services and social services or by the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons;
(p)  laboratory : a laboratory as defined by the Act respecting medical laboratories and organ and tissue conservation (chapter L-0.2);
(p.1)  dispenser : any person who provides an insured service referred to in the fifth, sixth, seventh or eighth paragraph of section 3 and may exact from an insured person or from the Board, as the case may be, the cost determined by regulation for such a service;
(q)  Minister : the Minister of Health and Social Services;
(r)  incentive premium : an incentive premium contemplated in Division IX.1;
(s)  (subparagraph repealed);
(t)  (subparagraph repealed).
In this Act, the word province includes the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
1970, c. 37, s. 1; 1970, c. 38, s. 1; 1971, c. 47, s. 1; 1973, c. 30, s. 1; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1974, c. 40, s. 1; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1977, c. 44, s. 1; 1979, c. 1, s. 1; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1986, c. 79, s. 1; 1989, c. 50, s. 1; 1991, c. 42, s. 556; 1992, c. 21, s. 100; 1994, c. 8, s. 1; 1994, c. 23, s. 23; 1996, c. 32, s. 88; 1999, c. 89, s. 1, s. 42; 2001, c. 60, s. 166; 2009, c. 30, s. 58; 2016, c. 282016, c. 28, s. 1; 2016, c. 1 2016, c. 1, s. 145.
1. In this Act, unless the context indicates a different meaning, the following expressions and words mean or designate:
(a)  insured services : the services, medications, devices or other equipment that compensate for a physical deficiency, visual or hearing aids and communication devices contemplated in section 3;
(b)  professional in the field of health or professional : a physician, dentist, optometrist or pharmacist legally authorized to furnish insured services;
(c)  professional subject to the application of an agreement : a professional who practises his profession within the scope of the plan established by this Act, is remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement and the amount of whose fees, which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist, is paid to him directly by the Board where the insured person has presented his health insurance card or claim booklet, as the case may be, or directly by the insured person where he did not present his health insurance card or claim booklet, as the case may be;
(d)  professional who has withdrawn : a professional, other than a pharmacist, who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this Act but agrees to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement, and the amount of whose fees is paid to his patients by the Board;
(e)  non-participating professional : a professional who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this Act but does not agree to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement or who is the subject of an order issued pursuant to section 77, 77.0.1 or 77.1.1, and all of whose patients alone assume payment of the fees which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist;
(f)  agreement : an agreement made under section 19;
(f.1)  basic remuneration means the basic tariff provided for in an agreement referred to in section 19 in respect of the remuneration by the act of insured services before the carrying out of the rules governing the placing of a ceiling on activities;
(g)  (subparagraph repealed);
(g.1)  insured person : a resident or temporary resident of Québec who is duly registered with the Board;
(h)  similar plan : a medical care insurance plan in force during a year in any province of Canada and respecting which a contribution is payable for that year by the federal government under the Canada Health Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-6);
(i)  Board : the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec established by the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (chapter R‐5);
(j)  prescribed : prescribed by regulation;
(k)  regulation : a regulation made in accordance with section 69, 69.2 or 72;
(l)  scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XI;
(m)  research scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XII;
(n)  hospital centre : a hospital centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S‐4.2) or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S‐5);
(o)  institution : an institution governed by the Act respecting health services and social services or by the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons;
(p)  laboratory : a laboratory as defined by the Act respecting medical laboratories, organ and tissue conservation and the disposal of human bodies (chapter L-0.2);
(p.1)  dispenser : any person who provides an insured service referred to in the fifth, sixth, seventh or eighth paragraph of section 3 and may exact from an insured person or from the Board, as the case may be, the cost determined by regulation for such a service;
(q)  Minister : the Minister of Health and Social Services;
(r)  incentive premium : an incentive premium contemplated in Division IX.1;
(s)  (subparagraph repealed);
(t)  (subparagraph repealed).
In this Act, the word province includes the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
1970, c. 37, s. 1; 1970, c. 38, s. 1; 1971, c. 47, s. 1; 1973, c. 30, s. 1; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1974, c. 40, s. 1; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1977, c. 44, s. 1; 1979, c. 1, s. 1; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1986, c. 79, s. 1; 1989, c. 50, s. 1; 1991, c. 42, s. 556; 1992, c. 21, s. 100; 1994, c. 8, s. 1; 1994, c. 23, s. 23; 1996, c. 32, s. 88; 1999, c. 89, s. 1, s. 42; 2001, c. 60, s. 166; 2009, c. 30, s. 58; 2016, c. 282016, c. 28, s. 1.
1. In this Act, unless the context indicates a different meaning, the following expressions and words mean or designate:
(a)  insured services : the services, medications, devices or other equipment that compensate for a physical deficiency, visual or hearing aids and communication devices contemplated in section 3;
(b)  professional in the field of health or professional : a physician, dentist, optometrist or pharmacist legally authorized to furnish insured services;
(c)  professional subject to the application of an agreement : a professional who practises his profession within the scope of the plan established by this Act, is remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement and the amount of whose fees, which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist, is paid to him directly by the Board where the insured person has presented his health insurance card or claim booklet, as the case may be, or directly by the insured person where he did not present his health insurance card or claim booklet, as the case may be;
(d)  professional who has withdrawn : a professional, other than a pharmacist, who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this Act but agrees to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement, and the amount of whose fees is paid to his patients by the Board;
(e)  non-participating professional : a professional who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this Act but does not agree to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement or who is the subject of an order issued pursuant to section 77, 77.0.1 or 77.1.1, and all of whose patients alone assume payment of the fees which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist;
(f)  agreement : an agreement made under section 19;
(f.1)  basic remuneration means the basic tariff provided for in an agreement referred to in section 19 in respect of the remuneration by the act of insured services before the carrying out of the rules governing the placing of a ceiling on activities;
(g)  (subparagraph repealed);
(g.1)  insured person : a resident or temporary resident of Québec who is duly registered with the Board;
(h)  similar plan : a medical care insurance plan in force during a year in any province of Canada and respecting which a contribution is payable for that year by the federal government under the Canada Health Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-6);
(i)  Board : the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec established by the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (chapter R‐5);
(j)  prescribed : prescribed by regulation;
(k)  regulation : a regulation made in accordance with section 69, 69.2 or 72;
(l)  scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XI;
(m)  research scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XII;
(n)  hospital centre : a hospital centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S‐4.2) or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S‐5);
(o)  institution : an institution governed by the Act respecting health services and social services or by the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons;
(p)  laboratory : a laboratory as defined by the Act respecting medical laboratories, organ and tissue conservation and the disposal of human bodies (chapter L-0.2);
(q)  Minister : the Minister of Health and Social Services;
(r)  incentive premium : an incentive premium contemplated in Division IX.1;
(s)  (subparagraph repealed);
(t)  (subparagraph repealed).
In this Act, the word province includes the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
1970, c. 37, s. 1; 1970, c. 38, s. 1; 1971, c. 47, s. 1; 1973, c. 30, s. 1; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1974, c. 40, s. 1; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1977, c. 44, s. 1; 1979, c. 1, s. 1; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1986, c. 79, s. 1; 1989, c. 50, s. 1; 1991, c. 42, s. 556; 1992, c. 21, s. 100; 1994, c. 8, s. 1; 1994, c. 23, s. 23; 1996, c. 32, s. 88; 1999, c. 89, s. 1, s. 42; 2001, c. 60, s. 166; 2009, c. 30, s. 58.
1. In this Act, unless the context indicates a different meaning, the following expressions and words mean or designate:
(a)  insured services : the services, medications, devices or other equipment that compensate for a physical deficiency, visual or hearing aids and communication devices contemplated in section 3;
(b)  professional in the field of health or professional : a physician, dentist, optometrist or pharmacist legally authorized to furnish insured services;
(c)  professional subject to the application of an agreement : a professional who practises his profession within the scope of the plan established by this Act, is remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement and the amount of whose fees, which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist, is paid to him directly by the Board where the insured person has presented his health insurance card or claim booklet, as the case may be, or directly by the insured person where he did not present his health insurance card or claim booklet, as the case may be;
(d)  professional who has withdrawn : a professional, other than a pharmacist, who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this Act but agrees to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement, and the amount of whose fees is paid to his patients by the Board;
(e)  non-participating professional : a professional who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this Act but does not agree to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement or who is the subject of an order issued pursuant to section 77, 77.0.1 or 77.1.1, and all of whose patients alone assume payment of the fees which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist;
(f)  agreement : an agreement made under section 19;
(f.1)  basic remuneration means the basic tariff provided for in an agreement referred to in section 19 in respect of the remuneration by the act of insured services before the carrying out of the rules governing the placing of a ceiling on activities;
(g)  (subparagraph repealed);
(g.1)  insured person : a resident or temporary resident of Québec who is duly registered with the Board;
(h)  similar plan : a medical care insurance plan in force during a year in any province of Canada and respecting which a contribution is payable for that year by the federal government under the Canada Health Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-6);
(i)  Board : the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec established by the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (chapter R‐5);
(j)  prescribed : prescribed by regulation;
(k)  regulation : a regulation made in accordance with section 69, 69.2 or 72;
(l)  scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XI;
(m)  research scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XII;
(n)  hospital centre : a hospital centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S‐4.2) or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S‐5);
(o)  institution : an institution governed by the Act respecting health services and social services or by the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons;
(p)  laboratory : a laboratory as defined by the Act respecting medical laboratories, organ, tissue, gamete and embryo conservation, and the disposal of human bodies (chapter L-0.2);
(q)  Minister : the Minister of Health and Social Services;
(r)  incentive premium : an incentive premium contemplated in Division IX.1;
(s)  (subparagraph repealed);
(t)  (subparagraph repealed).
In this Act, the word province includes the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
1970, c. 37, s. 1; 1970, c. 38, s. 1; 1971, c. 47, s. 1; 1973, c. 30, s. 1; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1974, c. 40, s. 1; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1977, c. 44, s. 1; 1979, c. 1, s. 1; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1986, c. 79, s. 1; 1989, c. 50, s. 1; 1991, c. 42, s. 556; 1992, c. 21, s. 100; 1994, c. 8, s. 1; 1994, c. 23, s. 23; 1996, c. 32, s. 88; 1999, c. 89, s. 1, s. 42; 2001, c. 60, s. 166.
1. In this Act, unless the context indicates a different meaning, the following expressions and words mean or designate:
(a)  insured services : the services, medications, devices or other equipment that compensate for a physical deficiency, visual or hearing aids and communication devices contemplated in section 3;
(b)  professional in the field of health or professional : a physician, dentist, optometrist or pharmacist legally authorized to furnish insured services;
(c)  professional subject to the application of an agreement : a professional who practises his profession within the scope of the plan established by this Act, is remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement and the amount of whose fees, which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist, is paid to him directly by the Board where the insured person has presented his health insurance card or claim booklet, as the case may be, or directly by the insured person where he did not present his health insurance card or claim booklet, as the case may be;
(d)  professional who has withdrawn : a professional, other than a pharmacist, who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this Act but agrees to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement, and the amount of whose fees is paid to his patients by the Board;
(e)  non-participating professional : a professional who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this Act but does not agree to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement or who is the subject of an order issued pursuant to section 77, 77.0.1 or 77.1.1, and all of whose patients alone assume payment of the fees which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist;
(f)  agreement : an agreement made under section 19;
(f.1)  basic remuneration means the basic tariff provided for in an agreement referred to in section 19 in respect of the remuneration by the act of insured services before the carrying out of the rules governing the placing of a ceiling on activities;
(g)  (subparagraph repealed);
(g.1)  insured person : a resident or temporary resident of Québec who is duly registered with the Board;
(h)  similar plan : a medical care insurance plan in force during a year in any province of Canada and respecting which a contribution is payable for that year by the federal government under the Canada Health Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-6);
(i)  Board : the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec established by the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (chapter R‐5);
(j)  prescribed : prescribed by regulation;
(k)  regulation : a regulation made in accordance with section 69, 69.2 or 72;
(l)  scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XI;
(m)  research scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XII;
(n)  hospital centre : a hospital centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S‐4.2) or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S‐5);
(o)  institution : an institution governed by the Act respecting health services and social services or by the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons;
(p)  laboratory : a laboratory as defined by the Act respecting medical laboratories, organ, tissue, gamete and embryo conservation, ambulance services and the disposal of human bodies (chapter L-0.2);
(q)  Minister : the Minister of Health and Social Services;
(r)  incentive premium : an incentive premium contemplated in Division IX.1;
(s)  (subparagraph repealed);
(t)  (subparagraph repealed).
In this Act, the word province includes the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
1970, c. 37, s. 1; 1970, c. 38, s. 1; 1971, c. 47, s. 1; 1973, c. 30, s. 1; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1974, c. 40, s. 1; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1977, c. 44, s. 1; 1979, c. 1, s. 1; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1986, c. 79, s. 1; 1989, c. 50, s. 1; 1991, c. 42, s. 556; 1992, c. 21, s. 100; 1994, c. 8, s. 1; 1994, c. 23, s. 23; 1996, c. 32, s. 88; 1999, c. 89, s. 1, s. 42; 2001, c. 60, s. 166.
1. In this Act, unless the context indicates a different meaning, the following expressions and words mean or designate:
(a)  insured services : the services, medications, devices or other equipment that compensate for a physical deficiency, visual or hearing aids and communication devices contemplated in section 3;
(b)  professional in the field of health or professional : a physician, dentist, optometrist or pharmacist legally authorized to furnish insured services;
(c)  professional subject to the application of an agreement : a professional who practises his profession within the scope of the plan established by this Act, is remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement and the amount of whose fees, which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist, is paid to him directly by the Board where the insured person has presented his health insurance card or claim booklet, as the case may be, or directly by the insured person where he did not present his health insurance card or claim booklet, as the case may be;
(d)  professional who has withdrawn : a professional, other than a pharmacist, who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this Act but agrees to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement, and the amount of whose fees is paid to his patients by the Board;
(e)  non-participating professional : a professional who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this Act but does not agree to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement or who is the subject of an order issued pursuant to section 77, 77.0.1 or 77.1.1, and all of whose patients alone assume payment of the fees which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist;
(f)  agreement : an agreement made under section 19;
(f.1)  basic remuneration means the basic tariff provided for in an agreement referred to in section 19 in respect of the remuneration by the act of insured services before the carrying out of the rules governing the placing of a ceiling on activities;
(g)  (subparagraph repealed);
(g.1)  insured person : a resident or temporary resident of Québec who is duly registered with the Board;
(h)  similar plan : a medical care insurance plan in force during a year in any province of Canada and respecting which a contribution is payable for that year by the federal government under the Canada Health Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-6);
(i)  Board : the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec established by the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (chapter R‐5);
(j)  prescribed : prescribed by regulation;
(k)  regulation : a regulation made in accordance with section 69, 69.2 or 72;
(l)  scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XI;
(m)  research scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XII;
(n)  hospital centre : a hospital centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S‐4.2) or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S‐5);
(o)  institution : an institution governed by the Act respecting health services and social services or by the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons;
(p)  laboratory : a laboratory as defined by the Public Health Protection Act (chapter P‐35);
(q)  Minister : the Minister of Health and Social Services;
(r)  incentive premium : an incentive premium contemplated in Division IX.1;
(s)  (subparagraph repealed);
(t)  (subparagraph repealed).
In this Act, the word province includes the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
1970, c. 37, s. 1; 1970, c. 38, s. 1; 1971, c. 47, s. 1; 1973, c. 30, s. 1; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1974, c. 40, s. 1; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1977, c. 44, s. 1; 1979, c. 1, s. 1; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1986, c. 79, s. 1; 1989, c. 50, s. 1; 1991, c. 42, s. 556; 1992, c. 21, s. 100; 1994, c. 8, s. 1; 1994, c. 23, s. 23; 1996, c. 32, s. 88; 1999, c. 89, s. 1, s. 42.
1. In this Act, unless the context indicates a different meaning, the following expressions and words mean or designate:
(a)  insured services : the services, medications, devices or other equipment that compensate for a physical deficiency, visual or hearing aids and communication devices contemplated in section 3;
(b)  professional in the field of health or professional : a physician, dentist, optometrist or pharmacist legally authorized to furnish insured services;
(c)  professional subject to the application of an agreement : a professional who practises his profession within the scope of the plan established by this Act, is remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement and the amount of whose fees, which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist, is paid to him directly by the Board where the insured person has presented his health insurance card or claim booklet, as the case may be, or directly by the insured person where he did not present his health insurance card or claim booklet, as the case may be;
(d)  professional who has withdrawn : a professional, other than a pharmacist, who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this Act but agrees to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement, and the amount of whose fees is paid to his patients by the Board;
(e)  non-participating professional : a professional who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this Act but does not agree to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement or who is the subject of an order issued pursuant to section 77, 77.0.1 or 77.1.1, and all of whose patients alone assume payment of the fees which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist;
(f)  agreement : an agreement made under section 19;
(f.1)  basic remuneration means the basic tariff provided for in an agreement referred to in section 19 in respect of the remuneration by the act of insured services before the carrying out of the rules governing the placing of a ceiling on activities;
(g)  resident of Québec : a person declared to be such a resident pursuant to sections 5 to 8;
(g.1)  insured person : a resident or deemed resident of Québec who is duly registered with the Board;
(h)  similar plan : a medical care insurance plan in force during a year in any province of Canada and respecting which a contribution is payable for that year by the federal government under the Canada Health Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-6);
(i)  Board : the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec established by the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (chapter R‐5);
(j)  prescribed : prescribed by regulation;
(k)  regulation : a regulation made in accordance with section 69, 69.2 or 72;
(l)  scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XI;
(m)  research scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XII;
(n)  hospital centre : a hospital centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S‐4.2) or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S‐5);
(o)  institution : an institution governed by the Act respecting health services and social services or by the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons;
(p)  laboratory : a laboratory as defined by the Public Health Protection Act (chapter P‐35);
(q)  Minister : the Minister of Health and Social Services;
(r)  incentive premium : an incentive premium contemplated in Division IX.1;
(s)  (subparagraph repealed);
(t)  (subparagraph repealed).
In this Act, the word province includes the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
1970, c. 37, s. 1; 1970, c. 38, s. 1; 1971, c. 47, s. 1; 1973, c. 30, s. 1; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1974, c. 40, s. 1; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1977, c. 44, s. 1; 1979, c. 1, s. 1; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1986, c. 79, s. 1; 1989, c. 50, s. 1; 1991, c. 42, s. 556; 1992, c. 21, s. 100; 1994, c. 8, s. 1; 1994, c. 23, s. 23; 1996, c. 32, s. 88; 1999, c. 89, s. 1, s. 42.
1. In this Act, unless the context indicates a different meaning, the following expressions and words mean or designate:
(a)  insured services : the services, medications, prostheses, orthopedic devices, locomotor or posture assists, medical supplies or other equipment, visual or hearing aids and communication devices contemplated in section 3;
(b)  professional in the field of health or professional : a physician, dentist, optometrist or pharmacist legally authorized to furnish insured services;
(c)  professional subject to the application of an agreement : a professional who practises his profession within the scope of the plan established by this Act, is remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement and the amount of whose fees, which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist, is paid to him directly by the Board where the beneficiary has presented his health-insurance card or claim booklet, as the case may be, or directly by the beneficiary where he did not present his health-insurance card or claim booklet, as the case may be;
(d)  professional who has withdrawn : a professional, other than a pharmacist, who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this Act but agrees to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement, and the amount of whose fees is paid to his patients by the Board;
(e)  non-participating professional : a professional who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this Act but does not agree to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement or who is the subject of an order issued pursuant to section 77, 77.0.1 or 77.1.1, and all of whose patients alone assume payment of the fees which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist;
(f)  agreement : an agreement made under section 19;
(f.1)  basic remuneration means the basic tariff provided for in an agreement referred to in section 19 in respect of the remuneration by the act of insured services before the carrying out of the rules governing the placing of a ceiling on activities;
(g)  resident of Québec : a person declared to be such a resident pursuant to sections 5 to 8;
(g.1)  beneficiary : a resident or deemed resident of Québec who is duly registered with the Board;
(h)  similar plan : a medical care insurance plan in force during a year in any province of Canada and respecting which a contribution is payable for that year by the federal government under the Canada Health Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-6);
(i)  Board : the Régie de l’assurance-maladie du Québec established by the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance-maladie du Québec (chapter R-5);
(j)  prescribed : prescribed by regulation;
(k)  regulation : a regulation made in accordance with section 69, 69.2 or 72;
(l)  scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XI;
(m)  research scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XII;
(n)  hospital centre : a hospital centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2) or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5);
(o)  institution : an institution governed by the Act respecting health services and social services or by the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons;
(p)  laboratory : a laboratory as defined by the Public Health Protection Act (chapter P-35);
(q)  Minister : the Minister of Health and Social Services;
(r)  incentive premium : an incentive premium contemplated in Division IX.1;
(s)  visually handicapped person : a visually handicapped person as defined by regulation;
(t)  person with a hearing handicap : a person suffering from a hearing handicap as defined by regulation.
In this Act, the word province includes the Yukon Territory and the Northwest Territories.
1970, c. 37, s. 1; 1970, c. 38, s. 1; 1971, c. 47, s. 1; 1973, c. 30, s. 1; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1974, c. 40, s. 1; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1977, c. 44, s. 1; 1979, c. 1, s. 1; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1986, c. 79, s. 1; 1989, c. 50, s. 1; 1991, c. 42, s. 556; 1992, c. 21, s. 100; 1994, c. 8, s. 1; 1994, c. 23, s. 23; 1996, c. 32, s. 88.
1. In this Act, unless the context indicates a different meaning, the following expressions and words mean or designate:
(a)  insured services : the services, medications, prostheses, orthopedic devices, locomotor or posture assists, medical supplies or other equipment, visual or hearing aids and communication devices contemplated in section 3;
(b)  professional in the field of health or professional : a physician, dentist, optometrist or pharmacist legally authorized to furnish insured services;
(c)  professional subject to the application of an agreement : a professional who practises his profession within the scope of the plan established by this Act, is remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement and the amount of whose fees, which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist, is paid to him directly by the Board where the beneficiary has presented his health-insurance card or claim booklet, as the case may be, or directly by the beneficiary where he did not present his health-insurance card or claim booklet, as the case may be;
(d)  professional who has withdrawn : a professional, other than a pharmacist, who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this Act but agrees to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement, and the amount of whose fees is paid to his patients by the Board;
(e)  non-participating professional : a professional who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this Act but does not agree to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement or who is the subject of an order issued pursuant to section 77, 77.0.1 or 77.1.1, and all of whose patients alone assume payment of the fees which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist;
(f)  agreement : an agreement made under section 19;
(f.1)  basic remuneration means the basic tariff provided for in an agreement referred to in section 19 in respect of the remuneration by the act of insured services before the carrying out of the rules governing the placing of a ceiling on activities;
(g)  resident of Québec : a person declared to be such a resident pursuant to sections 5 to 8;
(g.1)  beneficiary : a resident or deemed resident of Québec who is duly registered with the Board;
(h)  similar plan : a medical care insurance plan in force during a year in any province of Canada and respecting which a contribution is payable for that year by the federal government under the Canada Health Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-6);
(i)  Board : the Régie de l’assurance-maladie du Québec established by the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance-maladie du Québec (chapter R-5);
(j)  prescribed : prescribed by regulation;
(k)  regulation : a regulation made in accordance with section 69, 69.1, 69.2 or 72;
(l)  scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XI;
(m)  research scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XII;
(n)  hospital centre : a hospital centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2) or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5);
(o)  institution : an institution governed by the Act respecting health services and social services or by the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons;
(p)  laboratory : a laboratory as defined by the Public Health Protection Act (chapter P-35);
(q)  Minister : the Minister of Health and Social Services;
(r)  incentive premium : an incentive premium contemplated in Division IX.1;
(s)  visually handicapped person : a visually handicapped person as defined by regulation;
(t)  person with a hearing handicap : a person suffering from a hearing handicap as defined by regulation.
In this Act, the word province includes the Yukon Territory and the Northwest Territories.
1970, c. 37, s. 1; 1970, c. 38, s. 1; 1971, c. 47, s. 1; 1973, c. 30, s. 1; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1974, c. 40, s. 1; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1977, c. 44, s. 1; 1979, c. 1, s. 1; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1986, c. 79, s. 1; 1989, c. 50, s. 1; 1991, c. 42, s. 556; 1992, c. 21, s. 100; 1994, c. 8, s. 1; 1994, c. 23, s. 23.
1. In this Act, unless the context indicates a different meaning, the following expressions and words mean or designate:
(a)  insured services : the services, medications, prostheses, orthopedic devices, locomotor or posture assists, medical supplies or other equipment, visual or hearing aids and communication devices contemplated in section 3;
(b)  professional in the field of health or professional : a physician, dentist, optometrist or pharmacist legally authorized to furnish insured services;
(c)  professional subject to the application of an agreement : a professional who practises his profession within the scope of the plan established by this Act, is remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement and the amount of whose fees, which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist, is paid to him directly by the Board where the beneficiary has presented his health-insurance card or claim booklet, as the case may be, or directly by the beneficiary where he did not present his health-insurance card or claim booklet, as the case may be;
(d)  professional who has withdrawn : a professional, other than a pharmacist, who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this Act but agrees to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement, and the amount of whose fees is paid to his patients by the Board;
(e)  non-participating professional : a professional who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this Act but does not agree to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement or who is the subject of an order issued pursuant to section 77, 77.0.1 or 77.1.1, and all of whose patients alone assume payment of the fees which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist;
(f)  agreement : an agreement made under section 19;
(f.1)  basic remuneration means the basic tariff provided for in an agreement referred to in section 19 in respect of the remuneration by the act of insured services before the carrying out of the rules governing the placing of a ceiling on activities;
(g)  resident of Québec : a person declared to be such a resident pursuant to sections 5 to 8;
(g.1)  beneficiary : a resident or deemed resident of Québec who is duly registered with the Board;
(h)  similar plan : a medical care insurance plan in force during a year in any province of Canada and respecting which a contribution is payable for that year by the federal government under the Canada Health Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-6);
(i)  Board : the Régie de l’assurance-maladie du Québec established by the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance-maladie du Québec (chapter R-5);
(j)  prescribed : prescribed by regulation;
(k)  regulation : a regulation made in accordance with section 69, 69.1, 69.2 or 72;
(l)  scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XI;
(m)  research scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XII;
(n)  hospital centre : a hospital centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2) or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree and Inuit Native persons (chapter S-5);
(o)  institution : an institution governed by the Act respecting health services and social services or by the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree and Inuit Native persons;
(p)  laboratory : a laboratory as defined by the Public Health Protection Act (chapter P-35);
(q)  Minister : the Minister of Health and Social Services;
(r)  incentive premium : an incentive premium contemplated in Division IX.1;
(s)  visually handicapped person : a visually handicapped person as defined by regulation;
(t)  person with a hearing handicap : a person suffering from a hearing handicap as defined by regulation.
In this Act, the word province includes the Yukon Territory and the Northwest Territories.
1970, c. 37, s. 1; 1970, c. 38, s. 1; 1971, c. 47, s. 1; 1973, c. 30, s. 1; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1974, c. 40, s. 1; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1977, c. 44, s. 1; 1979, c. 1, s. 1; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1986, c. 79, s. 1; 1989, c. 50, s. 1; 1991, c. 42, s. 556; 1992, c. 21, s. 100; 1994, c. 8, s. 1.
1. In this Act, unless the context indicates a different meaning, the following expressions and words mean or designate:
(a)  insured services : the services, medications, prostheses, orthopedic devices, apparatus, wheel chairs or other equipment, and visual or hearing aids contemplated in section 3;
(b)  professional in the field of health or professional : a physician, dentist, optometrist or pharmacist legally authorized to furnish insured services;
(c)  professional subject to the application of an agreement : a professional who practises his profession within the scope of the plan established by this Act, is remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement and the amount of whose fees, which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist, is paid to him directly by the Board where the beneficiary has presented his health-insurance card or claim booklet, as the case may be, or directly by the beneficiary where he did not present his health-insurance card or claim booklet, as the case may be;
(d)  professional who has withdrawn : a professional, other than a pharmacist, who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this Act but agrees to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement, and the amount of whose fees is paid to his patients by the Board;
(e)  non-participating professional : a professional who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this Act but does not agree to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement or who is the subject of an order issued pursuant to section 77, 77.0.1 or 77.1.1, and all of whose patients alone assume payment of the fees which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist;
(f)  agreement : an agreement made under section 19;
(f.1)  basic remuneration means the basic tariff provided for in an agreement referred to in section 19 in respect of the remuneration by the act of insured services before the carrying out of the rules governing the placing of a ceiling on activities;
(g)  resident of Québec : a person declared to be such a resident pursuant to sections 5 to 8;
(g.1)  beneficiary : a resident or deemed resident of Québec who is duly registered with the Board;
(h)  similar plan : a medical care insurance plan in force during a year in any province of Canada and respecting which a contribution is payable for that year by the federal government under the Canada Health Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-6);
(i)  Board : the Régie de l’assurance-maladie du Québec established by the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance-maladie du Québec (chapter R-5);
(j)  prescribed : prescribed by regulation;
(k)  regulation : a regulation made in accordance with section 69, 69.1, 69.2 or 72;
(l)  scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XI;
(m)  research scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XII;
(n)  hospital centre : a hospital centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2) or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree and Inuit Native persons (chapter S-5);
(o)  institution : an institution governed by the Act respecting health services and social services or by the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree and Inuit Native persons;
(p)  laboratory : a laboratory as defined by the Public Health Protection Act (chapter P-35);
(q)  Minister : the Minister of Health and Social Services;
(r)  incentive premium : an incentive premium contemplated in Division IX.1;
(s)  visually handicapped person : a visually handicapped person as defined by regulation;
(t)  person with a hearing handicap : a person suffering from a hearing handicap as defined by regulation.
In this Act, the word province includes the Yukon Territory and the Northwest Territories.
1970, c. 37, s. 1; 1970, c. 38, s. 1; 1971, c. 47, s. 1; 1973, c. 30, s. 1; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1974, c. 40, s. 1; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1977, c. 44, s. 1; 1979, c. 1, s. 1; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1986, c. 79, s. 1; 1989, c. 50, s. 1; 1991, c. 42, s. 556; 1992, c. 21, s. 100.
1. In this Act, unless the context indicates a different meaning, the following expressions and words mean or designate:
(a)  insured services : the services, medications, prostheses, orthopedic devices, apparatus, wheel chairs or other equipment, and visual or hearing aids contemplated in section 3;
(b)  professional in the field of health or professional : a physician, dentist, optometrist or pharmacist legally authorized to furnish insured services;
(c)  professional subject to the application of an agreement : a professional who practises his profession within the scope of the plan established by this Act, is remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement and the amount of whose fees, which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist, is paid to him directly by the Board where the beneficiary has presented his health-insurance card or claim booklet, as the case may be, or directly by the beneficiary where he did not present his health-insurance card or claim booklet, as the case may be;
(d)  professional who has withdrawn : a professional, other than a pharmacist, who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this Act but agrees to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement, and the amount of whose fees is paid to his patients by the Board;
(e)  non-participating professional : a professional who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this Act but does not agree to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement or who is the subject of an order issued pursuant to section 77, 77.0.1 or 77.1.1, and all of whose patients alone assume payment of the fees which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist;
(f)  agreement : an agreement made under section 19;
(f.1)  basic remuneration means the basic tariff provided for in an agreement referred to in section 19 in respect of the remuneration by the act of insured services before the carrying out of the rules governing the placing of a ceiling on activities;
(g)  resident of Québec : a person declared to be such a resident pursuant to sections 5 to 8;
(g.1)  beneficiary : a resident or deemed resident of Québec who is duly registered with the Board;
(h)  similar plan : a medical care insurance plan in force during a year in any province of Canada and respecting which a contribution is payable for that year by the federal government under the Canada Health Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-6);
(i)  Board : the Régie de l’assurance-maladie du Québec established by the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance-maladie du Québec (chapter R-5);
(j)  prescribed : prescribed by regulation;
(k)  regulation : a regulation made in accordance with section 69, 69.1, 69.2 or 72;
(l)  scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XI;
(m)  research scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XII;
(n)  hospital centre : a hospital centre as defined by the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-5);
(o)  establishment : an establishment as defined by the Act respecting health services and social services;
(p)  laboratory : a laboratory as defined by the Public Health Protection Act (chapter P-35);
(q)  Minister : the Minister of Health and Social Services;
(r)  incentive premium : an incentive premium contemplated in Division IX.1;
(s)  visually handicapped person : a visually handicapped person as defined by regulation;
(t)  person with a hearing handicap : a person suffering from a hearing handicap as defined by regulation.
In this Act, the word province includes the Yukon Territory and the Northwest Territories.
1970, c. 37, s. 1; 1970, c. 38, s. 1; 1971, c. 47, s. 1; 1973, c. 30, s. 1; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1974, c. 40, s. 1; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1977, c. 44, s. 1; 1979, c. 1, s. 1; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1986, c. 79, s. 1; 1989, c. 50, s. 1; 1991, c. 42, s. 556.
1. In this Act, unless the context indicates a different meaning, the following expressions and words mean or designate:
(a)  insured services : the services, medications, prostheses, orthopedic devices, apparatus, wheel chairs or other equipment, and visual or hearing aids contemplated in section 3;
(b)  professional in the field of health or professional : a physician, dentist, optometrist or pharmacist legally authorized to furnish insured services;
(c)  professional subject to the application of an agreement : a professional who practises his profession within the scope of the plan established by this Act, is remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement and the amount of whose fees, which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist, is paid to him directly by the Board where the beneficiary has presented his health-insurance card or claim booklet, as the case may be, or directly by the beneficiary where he did not present his health-insurance card or claim booklet, as the case may be;
(d)  professional who has withdrawn : a professional, other than a pharmacist, who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this Act but agrees to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement, and the amount of whose fees is paid to his patients by the Board;
(e)  non-participating professional : a professional who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this Act but does not agree to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement or who is the subject of an order issued pursuant to section 77, 77.0.1 or 77.1.1, and all of whose patients alone assume payment of the fees which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist;
(f)  agreement : an agreement made under section 19;
(g)  resident of Québec : a person declared to be such a resident pursuant to sections 5 to 8;
(g.1)  beneficiary : a resident or deemed resident of Québec who is duly registered with the Board;
(h)  similar plan : a medical care insurance plan in force during a year in any province of Canada and respecting which a contribution is payable for that year by the federal government under the Canada Health Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-6);
(i)  Board : the Régie de l’assurance-maladie du Québec established by the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance-maladie du Québec (chapter R-5);
(j)  prescribed : prescribed by regulation;
(k)  regulation : a regulation made in accordance with section 69 or 72;
(l)  scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XI;
(m)  research scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XII;
(n)  hospital centre : a hospital centre as defined by the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-5);
(o)  establishment : an establishment as defined by the Act respecting health services and social services;
(p)  laboratory : a laboratory as defined by the Public Health Protection Act (chapter P-35);
(q)  Minister : the Minister of Health and Social Services;
(r)  incentive premium : an incentive premium contemplated in Division IX.1;
(s)  visually handicapped person : a visually handicapped person as defined by regulation;
(t)  person with a hearing handicap : a person suffering from a hearing handicap as defined by regulation.
In this Act, the word province includes the Yukon Territory and the Northwest Territories.
1970, c. 37, s. 1; 1970, c. 38, s. 1; 1971, c. 47, s. 1; 1973, c. 30, s. 1; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1974, c. 40, s. 1; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1977, c. 44, s. 1; 1979, c. 1, s. 1; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1986, c. 79, s. 1; 1989, c. 50, s. 1.
1. In this Act, unless the context indicates a different meaning, the following expressions and words mean or designate:
(a)  insured services : the services, medications, prostheses, orthopedic devices, apparatus or other equipment, and visual or hearing aids contemplated in section 3;
(b)  professional in the field of health or professional : a physician, dentist, optometrist or pharmacist legally authorized to furnish insured services;
(c)  professional subject to the application of an agreement : a professional who practises his profession within the scope of the plan established by this Act, is remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement and the amount of whose fees, which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist, is paid to him directly by the Board where the beneficiary has presented his health-insurance card or claim booklet, as the case may be, or directly by the beneficiary where he did not present his health-insurance card or claim booklet, as the case may be;
(d)  professional who has withdrawn : a professional, other than a pharmacist, who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this Act but agrees to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement, and the amount of whose fees is paid to his patients by the Board;
(e)  non-participating professional : a professional who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this Act but does not agree to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement or who is the subject of an order issued pursuant to section 77 or 77.1.1, and all of whose patients alone assume payment of the fees which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist;
(f)  agreement : an agreement made under section 19;
(g)  resident of Québec : a person declared to be such a resident pursuant to sections 5 to 8;
(g.1)  beneficiary : a resident of Québec who is duly registered with the Board;
(h)  similar plan : a medical care insurance plan in force during a year in any province of Canada and respecting which a contribution is payable for that year by the federal government under the Medical Care Act (Statutes of Canada);
(i)  Board : the Régie de l’assurance-maladie du Québec established by the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance-maladie du Québec (chapter R-5);
(j)  prescribed : prescribed by regulation;
(k)  regulation : a regulation made in accordance with section 69;
(l)  scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XI;
(m)  research scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XII;
(n)  hospital centre : a hospital centre as defined by the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-5);
(o)  establishment : an establishment as defined by the Act respecting health services and social services;
(p)  laboratory : a laboratory as defined by the Public Health Protection Act (chapter P-35);
(q)  Minister : the Minister of Health and Social Services;
(r)  incentive premium : an incentive premium contemplated in Division IX.1;
(s)  visually handicapped person : a visually handicapped person as defined by regulation;
(t)  person with a hearing handicap : a person suffering from a hearing handicap as defined by regulation.
In this Act, the word province includes the Yukon Territory and the Northwest Territories.
1970, c. 37, s. 1; 1970, c. 38, s. 1; 1971, c. 47, s. 1; 1973, c. 30, s. 1; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1974, c. 40, s. 1; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1977, c. 44, s. 1; 1979, c. 1, s. 1; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1986, c. 79, s. 1.
1. In this act, unless the context indicates a different meaning, the following expressions and words mean or designate:
(a)  insured services : the services, medications, prostheses, orthopedic devices, apparatus or other equipment, and visual or hearing aids contemplated in section 3;
(b)  professional in the field of health or professional : a physician, dentist, optometrist or pharmacist legally authorized to furnish insured services;
(c)  professional subject to the application of an agreement : a professional who practises his profession within the scope of the plan established by this act, is remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement and the amount of whose fees, which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist, is paid to him directly by the Board where the beneficiary has presented his health-insurance card or claim booklet, as the case may be, or directly by the beneficiary where he did not present his health-insurance card or claim booklet, as the case may be;
(d)  professional who has withdrawn : a professional, other than a pharmacist, who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this act but agrees to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement, and the amount of whose fees is paid to his patients by the Board;
(e)  non-participating professional : a professional who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this act but does not agree to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement or who is the subject of an order issued pursuant to section 77, and all of whose patients alone assume payment of the fees which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist;
(f)  agreement : an agreement made under section 19;
(g)  resident of Québec : a person declared to be such a resident pursuant to sections 5 to 8;
(g.1)  beneficiary : a resident of Québec who is duly registered with the Board;
(h)  similar plan : a medical care insurance plan in force during a year in any province of Canada and respecting which a contribution is payable for that year by the federal government under the Medical Care Act (Statutes of Canada);
(i)  Board : the Régie de l’assurance-maladie du Québec established by the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance-maladie du Québec (chapter R-5);
(j)  prescribed : prescribed by regulation;
(k)  regulation : a regulation made in accordance with section 69;
(l)  scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XI;
(m)  research scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XII;
(n)  hospital centre : a hospital centre as defined by the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-5);
(o)  establishment : an establishment as defined by the Act respecting health services and social services;
(p)  laboratory : a laboratory as defined by the Public Health Protection Act (chapter P-35);
(q)  Minister : the Minister of Health and Social Services;
(r)  incentive premium : an incentive premium contemplated in Division IX.1;
(s)  visually handicapped person : a visually handicapped person as defined by regulation;
(t)  person with a hearing handicap : a person suffering from a hearing handicap as defined by regulation.
In this Act, the word province includes the Yukon Territory and the Northwest Territories.
1970, c. 37, s. 1; 1970, c. 38, s. 1; 1971, c. 47, s. 1; 1973, c. 30, s. 1; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1974, c. 40, s. 1; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1977, c. 44, s. 1; 1979, c. 1, s. 1; 1985, c. 23, s. 24.
1. In this act, unless the context indicates a different meaning, the following expressions and words mean or designate:
(a)  insured services : the services, medications, prostheses, orthopedic devices, apparatus or other equipment, and visual or hearing aids contemplated in section 3;
(b)  professional in the field of health or professional : a physician, dentist, optometrist or pharmacist legally authorized to furnish insured services;
(c)  professional subject to the application of an agreement : a professional who practises his profession within the scope of the plan established by this act, is remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement and the amount of whose fees, which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist, is paid to him directly by the Board where the beneficiary has presented his health-insurance card or claim booklet, as the case may be, or directly by the beneficiary where he did not present his health-insurance card or claim booklet, as the case may be;
(d)  professional who has withdrawn : a professional, other than a pharmacist, who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this act but agrees to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement, and the amount of whose fees is paid to his patients by the Board;
(e)  non-participating professional : a professional who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this act but does not agree to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement or who is the subject of an order issued pursuant to section 77, and all of whose patients alone assume payment of the fees which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist;
(f)  agreement : an agreement made under section 19;
(g)  resident of Québec : a person declared to be such a resident pursuant to sections 5 to 8;
(g.1)  beneficiary : a resident of Québec who is duly registered with the Board;
(h)  similar plan : a medical care insurance plan in force during a year in any province of Canada and respecting which a contribution is payable for that year by the federal government under the Medical Care Act (Statutes of Canada);
(i)  Board : the Régie de l’assurance-maladie du Québec established by the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance-maladie du Québec (chapter R-5);
(j)  prescribed : prescribed by regulation;
(k)  regulation : a regulation made in accordance with section 69;
(l)  scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XI;
(m)  research scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XII;
(n)  hospital centre : a hospital centre as defined by the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-5);
(o)  establishment : an establishment as defined by the Act respecting health services and social services;
(p)  laboratory : a laboratory as defined by the Public Health Protection Act (chapter P-35);
(q)  Minister : the Minister of Social Affairs;
(r)  incentive premium : an incentive premium contemplated in Division IX.1;
(s)  visually handicapped person : a visually handicapped person as defined by regulation;
(t)  person with a hearing handicap : a person suffering from a hearing handicap as defined by regulation.
In this act, the word province includes the Yukon Territory and the Northwest Territories.
1970, c. 37, s. 1; 1970, c. 38, s. 1; 1971, c. 47, s. 1; 1973, c. 30, s. 1; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1974, c. 40, s. 1; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1977, c. 44, s. 1; 1979, c. 1, s. 1.
1. In this act, unless the context indicates a different meaning, the following expressions and words mean or designate:
(a)  insured services : the services, medications, prostheses, orthopedic devices, apparatus or other equipment, and visual or hearing aids contemplated in section 3;
(b)  professional in the field of health or professional : a physician, dentist, optometrist or pharmacist legally authorized to furnish insured services;
(c)  professional subject to the application of an agreement : a professional who practises his profession within the scope of the plan established by this act, is remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement and the amount of whose fees, which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist, is paid to him directly by the Board;
(d)  professional who has withdrawn : a professional, other than a pharmacist, who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this act but agrees to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement, and the amount of whose fees is paid to his patients by the Board;
(e)  non-participating professional : a professional who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this act but does not agree to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement or who is the subject of an order issued pursuant to section 77, and all of whose patients alone assume payment of the fees which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist;
(f)  agreement : an agreement made under section 19;
(g)  resident of Québec : a person declared to be such a resident pursuant to sections 5 to 8;
(g.1)  beneficiary : a resident of Québec who is duly registered with the Board;
(h)  similar plan : a medical care insurance plan in force during a year in any province of Canada and respecting which a contribution is payable for that year by the federal government under the Medical Care Act (Statutes of Canada);
(i)  Board : the Régie de l’assurance-maladie du Québec established by the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance-maladie du Québec (chapter R-5);
(j)  prescribed : prescribed by regulation;
(k)  regulation : a regulation made in accordance with section 69;
(l)  scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XI;
(m)  research scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XII;
(n)  hospital centre : a hospital centre as defined by the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-5);
(o)  establishment : an establishment as defined by the Act respecting health services and social services;
(p)  laboratory : a laboratory as defined by the Public Health Protection Act (chapter P-35);
(q)  Minister : the Minister of Social Affairs;
(r)  incentive premium : an incentive premium contemplated in Division IX.1;
(s)  visually handicapped person : a visually handicapped person as defined by regulation;
(t)  person with a hearing handicap : a person suffering from a hearing handicap as defined by regulation.
In this act, the word province includes the Yukon Territory and the Northwest Territories.
1970, c. 37, s. 1; 1970, c. 38, s. 1; 1971, c. 47, s. 1; 1973, c. 30, s. 1; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1974, c. 40, s. 1; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1977, c. 44, s. 1; 1979, c. 1, s. 1.
1. In this act, unless the context indicates a different meaning, the following expressions and words mean or designate:
(a)  insured services : the services, medications, prostheses and orthopedic or other devices contemplated in section 3;
(b)  professional in the field of health or professional : a physician, dentist, optometrist or pharmacist legally authorized to furnish insured services;
(c)  professional subject to the application of an agreement : a professional who practises his profession within the scope of the plan established by this act, is remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement and the amount of whose fees, which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist, is paid to him directly by the Board;
(d)  professional who has withdrawn : a professional, other than a pharmacist, who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this act but agrees to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement, and the amount of whose fees is paid to his patients by the Board;
(e)  non-participating professional : a professional who practises his profession outside the scope of the plan established by this act but does not agree to be remunerated in accordance with the tariff provided in an agreement, and all of whose patients alone assume payment of the fees which include the price of medications in the case of a pharmacist;
(f)  agreement : an agreement made under section 19;
(g)  resident of Québec : any person declared to be such under sections 5 to 8 and, in the case of subparagraph b of the third paragraph and of the fourth paragraph of section 3, a person contemplated therein who holds a claim booklet in force issued in accordance with section 70 or 71, as the case may be;
(h)  similar plan : a medical care insurance plan in force during a year in any province of Canada and respecting which a contribution is payable for that year by the federal government under the Medical Care Act (Statutes of Canada);
(i)  Board : the Régie de l’assurance-maladie du Québec established by the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance-maladie du Québec (chapter R-5);
(j)  prescribed : prescribed by regulation;
(k)  regulation : a regulation made in accordance with section 69;
(l)  scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XI;
(m)  research scholarship : a scholarship contemplated in Division XII;
(n)  hospital centre : a hospital centre as defined by the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-5);
(o)  establishment : an establishment as defined by the Act respecting health services and social services;
(p)  laboratory : a laboratory as defined by the Public Health Protection Act (chapter P-35);
(q)  Minister : the Minister of Social Affairs, except in Division X where such word designates the Minister of Revenue.
In this act, the word province includes the Yukon Territory and the Northwest Territories.
1970, c. 37, s. 1; 1970, c. 38, s. 1; 1971, c. 47, s. 1; 1973, c. 30, s. 1; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1974, c. 40, s. 1; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1977, c. 44, s. 1.