Health Services Preferential Access Inquiry

Health Services Preferential Access Inquiry

October 22, 2012 14:44 ET

Health Services Preferential Access Inquiry: Rulings on Standing and Funding

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Oct. 22, 2012) - The Honourable John Z. Vertes, Commissioner of the Health Services Preferential Access Inquiry has released his decisions on the applications for Standing and Funding presented to him at the public hearings in Edmonton on October 15th and 16th, 2012.

A full account of the Commissioner's Rulings may be viewed on the Inquiry's website:

A summary of the Rulings include:

Alberta Health Services - Standing Granted

Government of Alberta - Standing Granted

Alberta Medical Association - Standing Granted - Funding Denied

Consumer's Association of Canada (Alberta) - Standing Granted - Funding Approved

Project International Hope Institute for Human Rights - Application Denied

Renal Dialysis Rimbey Support Group - Standing Denied - Limited Funding Approved

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