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Whitefish River 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 to medical appointments within the community for members without access to a vehicle
  • Provides transportation and/or assistance from/to White River First Nation to medical appointments (doctor, dentist, optometrist, specialist) in Little Current, Espanola and surrounding area
  • Submits medical appointment travel, mileage, meal and accommodation requests on behalf of individual
  • Provides assistance with making arrangements for any medical appointments out of town such as booking appointments, hotels, and completing applications for mileage compensation
NOTE: Individuals with small children must have appropriate car seat restraints or transportation will not be provided
Comments
Cliff Jacko, Medical Transportation Driver, medtrans@whitefishriver.ca
Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1630
Tue
0830 - 1630
Wed
0830 - 1630
Thu
0830 - 1630
Fri
0830 - 1630

Sep-Jun: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Jul-Aug: Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Eligibility
Members of Whitefish River First Nation who require medical transportation assistance due to age or disability, or do not have access to a vehicle
Application Process
  • Requires written proof of medical appointment
  • Requires 2 weeks advance booking; exceptions made for emergencies
  • Advance cancellation recommended
Fees
None
Documents Required
Written proof of medical appointments required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
February 4, 2021