Working in Quebec, living in Ontario; Quebec Private Health Care Plan

Does anyone know whether citizens living in Ontario but working in Quebec are exempt from paying into the Private Quebec Health Care Plan? I submitted my income tax return already but I am confused as to why I have to pay into it if I am not a resident and have OHIP. Any information anyone can give on this topic would be great! Thanks!

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I may be incorrect with this, but I think living in QC for a certain number of months, you're considered a resident of QC and you have to get a QC health card (even if you still keep a residence in ON). I think you have 3 months to make the change.

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