Technical Specification for Health Card Validation (HCV) Service via Electronic Business Services (EBS)


Key Questions: What is patient/ beneficiary validation? What is Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)? 

This technical specification is intended only to assist and guide the development of software to access the Health Card Validation (HCV) web service via the MOHLTC Electronic Business Services (EBS). It describes the web service, the Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) message specification and aims to guide the users in the development of client application to integrate with this web service.

Companion Article

A Guide to Planning a Health Information Exchange (HIE)


  • Glossary
  • Introduction
  • Technical Interface
  • Testing
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Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

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