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Lac La Croix First Nation
Medical Transportation Program

Responsible for processing Non-Insured Health Benefits service claims and coordinating medical transportation for community members
  • Submits medical appointment travel, mileage, meal and accommodation requests on behalf of individual
  • Assists with making travel arrangements
  • Maintains community health records, client documentation, receipts and related information
  • Provides transportation to medical appointments within the community and to any medical appointments (doctor, dentist, optometrist) in the towns of Atikokan and Fort Frances
Tribal Council: Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-zhing Advisory ServicesPolitical Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3)Treaty #3
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Members of Lac La Croix First Nation who require assistance with Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) arrangements and forms, and/or assistance with medical transportation due to age, illness or disability or have no access to a vehicle
Application Process
Call Health Centre Reception to book travel on Medical Van
  • 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) stamped/signed and return to Health Centre after appointment
Must provide the following information when booking:
  • Full name, address and telephone number (Escort name if applicable)
  • Date of birth
  • Status registration number
  • Date, time and address of appointment
  • Doctor's name and specialty
  • Written proof of appointment such as appointment card
  • Mode of transportation
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Agency Information
211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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