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Cat Lake First Nation
Medical Transportation Program

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Description
Responsible for processing Non-Insured Health Benefits Service claims and coordinating medical transportation for community members
  • Provides transportation within the community for individuals accessing the Nursing Station
  • Submits medical appointment travel, mileage, meal and accommodation requests on behalf of individual
  • Provides assistance with completing prior approval applications for long distance medical appointments
  • Offers assistance with arrangements for accommodation and travel details for individuals attending medical appointments at Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre
Hours of Operation
Nursing Station: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Emergency Services: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Medical transportation hours vary
Eligibility
Members of Cat Lake First Nation who require assistance with Non-insured Health Benefits (NIHB) arrangements and forms, and assistance with medical transportation due to age or disability
Application Process
  • Must make arrangements for out-of-town travel at least 2 weeks prior to date of appointment/travel
  • Requires written proof of medical appointment
  • Must have Confirmation of Appointment (COA) stamped/signed and return to Health Centre after appointment
  • Advance cancellation recommended
Fees
None
Documents Required
Written proof of medical appointment required
Accessibility
Fully accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On April 16, 2020

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