Biigtigong Nishnaabeg

Site: Biigtigong Mno-zhi-yaagamig

Service: Non Insured Health Benefits

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Unaffiliated 
Political Territorial Organization: Anishinabek Nation, Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Superior 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 with travel agencies, hotels, airlines and bus companies 
  • Maintains client documentation, receipts and related information
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Biigtigong Nishnaabeg
Eligibility Members of Biigtigong Nishnaabeg (formerly known as Ojibways of the Pic River First Nation) requiring assistance with Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) arrangements
Application
  • Booked appointments required for assistance with NIHB forms  
  • Client responsible for attendance at scheduled doctor/specialist appointment 
  • Information for NIHB program can be found on website
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibwe, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-229-1836
Fax 807-229-3367
Website www.picriver.com
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Primary Contact Jocelyn Goodchild, Reception; Phone: 807-229-1836 ext 601; Email: jocelyn.goodchild@picriver.com
Primary Executive Valerie Desmoulin, Non Insured Health Benefits Navigation Assistant; Phone: 807-229-1836 ext 611; Email: valerie.desmoulin@picriver.com
Site Location Reserve is on Hwy 627 at mouth of Pic River along N shore of Lake Superior approx 13 km SE of Marathon
Located In Community Biigtigong Nishnaabeg
Address 2 Rabbit Dr
Heron Bay, ON P0T 1R0
 
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Mailing Address c/o NIHB 
PO Box 215 
Heron Bay, ON P0T 1R0
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 - Health Canada - First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)