M'Chigeeng First Nation

Site: M'Chigeeng Health Centre

Service: Medical Transportation Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Manitoulin Island 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 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 centres
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served M'Chigeeng First Nation
Eligibility Members of M'Chigeeng 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 
  • 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 
  • 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
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-377-5347
Fax 705-377-5090
Website www.mchigeeng.ca
Primary Contact Charlene Beaudin, Receptionist and Data Entry Clerk; Phone: 705-377-5347 ext 200; Email: charleneb@mchigeeng.ca
Primary Executive Isadora Bebamash, Medical Transportation Clerk; Phone: 705-377-5347 ext 204; Email: isadorab@mchigeeng.ca
Alternate Executive Roger Beaudin, Health Services Manager; Email: rogerb@mchigeeng.ca
Site Location Community of M'Chigeeng is located in the center of Manitoulin Island at the base of West Bay and at the intersection of Hwy 540 & 551
Located In Community M'Chigeeng First Nation
Address 689A Hwy 551
M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
 
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Intersection Hwy 551 and Park Rd
Mailing Address c/o Medical Transportation 
PO Box 308 
M'Chigeeng Health Centre 
M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
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)