Dokis First Nation

Site: Dokis Health Centre

Service: Non Insured Health Benefits

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)  
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service)
  • Responsible for processing Non-Insured Health Service claims for community and band members  
  • Submits medical appointment travel, mileage, meal and accommodation requests on behalf of individual  
  • Assists with making travel arrangements  
  • Maintains client documentation, receipts and related information
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Dokis First Nation
Eligibility Members of Dokis First Nation who require assistance with Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) arrangements and forms
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, French; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-763-2112
Fax 705-763-2663
E-Mail info@dokisfirstnation.com
Website www.dokisfirstnation.com
Primary Contact Denise Dokis, Program Support Clerk; Email: denise.d@dokisfirstnation.com
Primary Executive Sally Dokis, Health Director; Email: sally.d@dokisfirstnation.com
Alternate Executive Renate Serafinowicz, Community Health Nurse; Email: renate.s@dokisfirstnation.com
Site Location Community is approx 120 km SE from Sudbury along Hwy 69, then Hwy 64 onto 25 km gravel road, along banks of French River
Located In Community Dokis First Nation
Address 940-B Main St
Dokis First Nation, ON P0M 2N1
 
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Mailing Address c/o NIHB
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)