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
Comments
Tribal Council: Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-zhing Advisory Services
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3)
Treaty #3
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
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On June 5, 2019

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