Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek

Site: Rocky Bay First Nation Health Station

Service: Medical Transportation Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Nokiiwin Tribal Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Superior Treaty 
 
Medical transportation trips are available 2 times per week to Nipigon and 3 times per week to Thunder Bay
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 Nipigon and Thunder Bay
Hours Mon-Thu 9 am-4:30 pm, Fri 9 am-4 pm 
Transportation times vary
Areas Served Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek First Nation
Eligibility Members of Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek (Rocky Bay 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 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 - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-885-3204
Fax 807-885-3206
E-Mail info@rockybayfn.ca
Website www.rockybayfn.ca
Primary Contact Amy Dee King, Community Health Representative/Medical Transportation Clerk; Phone: 807-885-3205; Email: akingr@rockybayfn.ca
Alternate Contact Lorraine Cook, Office Manager
Site Location Community is approx 160 km NE of Thunder Bay, adjacent to town of MacDiarmid off Hwy 11 and along SE shores of Lake Nipigon
Located In Community Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek First Nation
Address 502 Spirit Bay Rd, Rocky Bay Reserve
MacDiarmid, ON P0T 2B0
 
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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)