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CHO secures Canada Revenue Agency recognition of homeopaths as authorized practitioners for the purpose of claiming medical expenses

The regulation of homeopathy in Ontario provides a number of benefits to the patients of registered homeopaths. Among these is the opportunity to claim services provided by homeopaths as authorized medical expenses.

The College acted quickly after proclamation to apply to have the profession added to CRA's list of authorized medical practitioners. The CHO was notified recently that the application had been approved, and homeopathy is now listed on the CRA's website.

It's official: The Homeopathy Act, 2007 was proclaimed on
APRIL 1, 2015

Download the College's News Release here:
Patient Protection at the Forefront with Proclamation of the Homeopathy Act, 2007:
College of Homeopaths of Ontario established to ensure safe and competent practice, recognize diversity in patient choice

Letter from the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care

Following receipt of final government approval and publication in the March 14, 2015 edition of the Ontario Gazette, the Council is pleased to announce that the Homeopathy Act, 2007 was proclaimed on April 1, 2015.

This momentous event represents the culmination of years spent developing a framework for the self-regulation of homeopathy. Accountability and public protection go hand in hand. It marks the beginning of a new phase for both the public and the profession.

Sincere appreciation must go to the hundreds of stakeholders who have contributed to this process and will continue to do so.

What Proclamation Means
On April 1, 2015, the Homeopathy Act, 2007 was proclaimed and the transitional Council became the College of Homeopaths, vested with the full power of the legislation, including the authority to register homeopaths, administer a quality assurance program, and receive and investigate complaints and reports. Also on that date, a public register of registrants was added to the College’s website, allowing for public access to information about practitioners’ registration status. 

As of the proclamation date, only those who have been issued a certificate of registration by the College can use the title "homeopath" and/or hold themselves out as homeopaths.

Check out the latest e-mail blast from the College here.

Report on Regulation Matters: A Symposium for Leaders in the Homeopathic Community

Response to the Minister re: Status of Sexual Abuse Prevention Program

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