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Couchiching First Nation

Medical Transportation Program

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Description
Delivers medical transportation services and assistance with processing Non-Insured Health benefits claims
  • Provides transportation from/to Couchiching Reserve to any medical appointments (doctor, dentist, optometrist etc) in the town of Fort Frances
  • Submits medical appointment travel, mileage, meal and accommodation requests on behalf of individual for out-of-town medical appointments through the Non-Insured Health benefits program
  • Provides assistance with making arrangements for any medical appointments out of town such as booking appointments, hotels, and completing applications for mileage compensation
Eligibility
Must be a member and resident of Couchiching First Nation
Application Process
Local Medical Transportation
  • Requires written proof of medical appointment
  • Requires 24 hour advance booking; exceptions made for emergencies
  • Advance cancellation recommended
Out-of-Town Medical Assistance
  • Must make arrangements for out-of-town travel at least 2 weeks prior to date of appointment/travel to allow time to process Prior Approval package with Health Canada
  • Must have Confirmation of Appointment (COA-blue slip) stamped/signed and return to Health Centre after appointment
Toll Free
1-888-581-0249
Office
807-274-3228 - Band Office
Medical Van Driver
807-276-1958 - Cell: Blake Mainville
Fax
807-274-6199
Web Site
http://www.couchiching.ca
Email
cfnreception@vianet.ca
Mailing Address
RR 2, RMB 2027
c/o Couchiching First Nation Education Department
Fort Frances, ON, P9A 3M3
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Rick Baker, Medical Transportation Officer
Email: rickbaker@vianet.ca
Phone: 807-274-8501
Community Health Representative
Tracy Arvelin
Email: cfnhr@vianet.ca
Phone: 807-274-8850
Fees
None
Documents Required
Written proof of medical appointment required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
February 10, 2022
Address
201 Frog Creek Rd, Multi-Use Facility
Fort Frances, ON, P9A 3M3
  • Functions as the Multi Purpose Building located at Frog Creek Rd
  • Closest intersection is at Hwy 11 and Frog Creek Rd
  • Houses a few health programs, a Recreation Centre, the Education Department and a Toy Lending Library

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1630
Tue
0830 - 1630
Wed
0830 - 1630
Thu
0830 - 1630
Fri
0830 - 1630

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
Couchiching First Nation