Sagamok Anishnawbek
Medical Transportation

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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 medical appointments out-of-town in Espanola, Sudbury and other urban centres
Comments
Tribal Council: Mamaweswen North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC)
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Eligibility
Members of Sagamok Anishnawbek residing in the community 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
  • 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

NOTE: If an escort is required, a medical note indicating that an escort is “MEDICALLY REQUIRED” must be accompanied with the application
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On November 29, 2018

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