Cat Lake First Nation

Site: Margaret Gray Nursing Station - Mailing Address

Service: Medical Transportation Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Windigo First Nations Council  
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Responsible for processing Non-Insured Health Benefits Service claims and coordinating medical transportation for community members  
  • Provides transportation within the community for individuals accessing the Nursing Station 
  • Submits medical appointment travel, mileage, meal and accommodation requests on behalf of individual  
  • Provides assistance with completing prior approval applications for long distance medical appointments 
  • Offers assistance with arrangements for accommodation and travel details for individuals attending medical appointments at Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre
Hours Nursing Station Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
Emergency Care Mon-Sun 24 hours 
Medical transportation hours vary
Areas Served Cat Lake First Nation
Eligibility Members of Cat Lake First Nation who require assistance with Non-insured Health Benefits (NIHB) arrangements and forms, and assistance with medical transportation due to age or disability
Application
  • Must make arrangements for out-of-town travel at least 2 weeks prior to date of appointment/travel 
  • Requires written proof of medical appointment 
  • Must have Confirmation of Appointment (COA) stamped/signed and return to Health Centre after appointment 
  • Advance cancellation recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-347-2110
Fax 807-347-2140
Primary Executive Michael Brennan, Nurse In Charge
Alternate Executive Rita Wesley, Health Director; Phone: 807-347-2027; Fax: 807-347-2565
Site Location Community is 180 km N of Sioux Lookout along the N shores of Cat Lake river system
Located In Community Cat Lake First Nation
Address Cat Lake, ON P0V 1J0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Medical Transportation 
PO Box 75 
Cat Lake, ON P0V 1J0
Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)