Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mamaweswen North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service) 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
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation
Eligibility Members of Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation 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
  • 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
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-865-2171
Fax 705-865-3131
Website www.sagamok.ca
Primary Contact Ernestine Bob, Medical Finance Clerk; Phone: 705-865-2171 ext 344; Email: ernestine_bob@sagamok.ca
Alternate Contact Diane Toulouse, Medical Clerk; Phone: 705-865-2171 ext 343; Email: toulouse_diane@sagamok.ca
Primary Executive Yolande Nashkawa, Health Programs Manager; Phone: 705-865-2171 ext 334; Email: nashkawa_yolande@sagamok.ca
Site Location Community is approx 43 km E of Blind River along Hwy 17 on N shore of Lake Huron, 120 km W of Sudbury
Located In Community Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation
Address 4005 Espaniel St
Massey, ON P0P 1P0
 
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Intersection Espaniel St and Sagamok Rd
Mailing Address c/o Medical Transportation 
PO Box 610 
Massey, ON P0P 1P0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada - First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)