Ethics. Research. Community.

Appeal board denies public health insurance coverage to immigrants on Minister's Permits.

Canadian HIV-AIDS policy & law newsletter / Canadian HIV-AIDS Legal Network = Réseau juridique canadien VIH-SIDA. 
1999 Fall-1999 Winter
14-6, 15-7; 
(: French). 
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In a decision released in August 1999, the Health Services Appeal Board in Ontario upheld the decision to deny provincial health coverage to an HIV-positive woman who had been denied permanent resident status on the basis of "medical inadmissibility" but was living in Canada on an Immigration Minister's Permit issued on "humanitarian and compassionate grounds."
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