Service: Non-Insured Health Benefits & Medical Transportation
|Record #: SAR0557||Last Modified: 17 Jan 2020||Last Full Update: 27 Nov 2018|
|Toll Free Phone||1-888-220-2262|
|Primary Contact||Trudy Maness, Health Services Clerk|
|Alternate Contact||Dorothy Gilbert, Receptionist|
|Description and Service Details|
|Description (Service)||The main focus of these services is to help with medical transportation needs and to help community members navigate Health Canada’s Non-Insured Health Benefits System.
The Non-Insured Health Benefits Program is Health Canada’s national, medically necessary health benefit program that provides coverage for benefit claims for a specified range of drugs, dental care, vision care, medical supplies and equipment, short-term crisis intervention-mental health counseling and medical transportation for eligible First Nations people and Inuit.
The NIHB Program will provide coverage for a limited range of medically necessary goods and services to registered members. It may repay some or all of the costs incurred when health care programs, products or services are purchased. This includes a range of medical, dental and pharmacy services when they are not covered by provincial or other third party health plans.
Medical Transportation - Services all members of Aamjiwnaang living on-reserve who travel to any location within catchment area * Note that transportation to Dialysis, Cancer Treatments and/or Methadone Maintenance Programs will need to be approved ahead of time. Speak with Health Services Clerk to arrange transportation assitance.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Hours for specific programs vary - call for more information|
|Areas Served||Aamjiwnaang First Nation|
|Eligibility||Must have Status * Band Member or spouse of|
|Application||Application process required * call to inquire * appointments required|
|Primary Executive||Sara Plain, Director of Health Services|
|Site Location||Aamjiwnaang First Nation|
|Located In Community||Sarnia|
|Address & Map||
1300 Tashmoo Ave
Sarnia, ON N7T 8E5
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|Intersection||Tashmoo Ave and Lasalle|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible - Parking, entrance, washrooms|