Our Health Provider Agreements
Ontario's LHINs are required, under the Local Health Services Integration Act, 2006, to negotiate service accountability agreements with the funded health service providers. The NE LHIN holds 167 service accountability agreements with health service providers, including: 25 hospitals, 40 long-term care homes, 118 community health service agencies. The agreements are individually negotiated as service contracts, and are agreed to by the North East LHIN and the health service provider.
Below you will find the full list of funded providers with accountability agreements. If you would like more info on any provider, click on their name to be brought directly to their website. We have provided links to a copy of the agreement we currently have with each provider.
H-SAA - Hospital Service Accountability Agreements
The North East LHIN funds 25 hospitals. The first Hospital Service Accountability Agreements or HSAAs were signed in 2008 and covered fiscal years 2008-2010. Subsequent to the initial period HSAAs were amended for four additional one-year periods. The latest amendment is for a period of 6 months, from October 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015.
M-SAA - Multi Sectoral Service Accountability Agreements
A Multi-Sectoral Service Accountability Agreement or M-SAA is a service accountability agreement that is negotiated between the LHIN and a community health service provider. M-SAAs are negotiated with health service providers in the following sectors: community health centres, community care access centres, community support services, mental health and addiction. The NE LHIN funds 109 community health service providers. New accountability agreements, covering the period April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2017 have been completed with all community health service providers.
CHC - Community Health Centres
CMHA - Community Mental Health/ Addictions Agencies
CSS - Community Support Services / Community Mental Health/ Addictions Agencies
CSS - Community Support Services
L-SAA - Long-Term Care Service Accountability Agreements
The NE LHIN holds 33 service accountability agreements covering 40 Long-Term Care Homes (LTCH) which provide services throughout the NE LHIN region. The initial negotiation of these accountability agreements, known as L-SAAs or Long-Term Care Service Accountability Agreements was completed on July 1, 2010. The latest agreements cover the period from April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2019.