NOTE: federal reporting requirements for medical assistance in dying came into effect on November 1, 2018. The Regulations for the Monitoring of Medical Assistance in Dying (the Regulations) require physicians, nurse practitioners and pharmacists to provide information related to requests for, and the provision of, medical assistance in dying (MAiD). This applies to/includes:
- Physicians and nurse practitioners who have received a request for MAiD and
- Pharmacists who have dispensed a drug for the purpose of MAiD
Any request received on or after November 1, 2018 may trigger reporting requirements under the new regulations. Verbal requests/discussions do NOT require reporting.