Wabaseemoong Independent Nations

Site: Health Centre

Service: Medical Transportation Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
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 client documentation, receipts and related information  
  • Provides transportation to medical appointments within the community and medical appointments out-of-town in Kenora and Winnipeg
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Whitedog First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wabaseemoong (Whitedog) Independent Nations who require assistance with Non-insured Health Benefits (NIHB) arrangements and forms, and assistance with medical transportation due to age or disability
Application Non-Insured Health Benefits  
  • Requires booked appointments
 
Medical Transportation  
  • Requires written proof of medical appointment  
  • Requires 24 hour advance booking; exceptions made for emergencies  
  • Advance cancellation recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Ojibway; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-927-2440
Fax 807-927-2079
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Primary Contact Rachele Bunting, Referral Clerk, Kenora Services; Phone: 807-927-2440 ext 140
Alternate Contact Leah Kakegamick, Referral Clerk, Winnipeg Services; Phone: 807-927-2440 ext 139
Primary Executive Gretchen Bunting, Health Director; Phone: 807-927-2440 ext 144
Alternate Executive Denise Moose, Health Assistant; Phone: 807-927-2440 ext 142
Site Location Community is along English River system, 98 km NW of Kenora, 13 km E of Man/Ont border, accessible by Hwys 596 & 525
Located In Community Whitedog First Nation
Address Whitedog
 
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Mailing Address c/o Medical Transportation 
General Delivery, Whitedog Post Office 
Whitedog, ON P0X 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 West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)