Medical transportation benefits are covered in accordance with the policies set out in the Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) Medical Transportation Policy Framework to assist eligible recipients to access medically required health services that cannot be obtained on the Territory or in the community of residence.
Questions may be made directly to the Medical Transportation Clerk at Tyendinaga's Community Wellness Department.
Contact: 613-967-3603 or 1-866-967-3603
What is covered?
How do eligible recipients access medical transportation benefits?
Is there an appeal process when a benefit is not covered?
Eligible recipients can appeal a decision of declined coverage for a benefit. Please refer to official Health Canada website and review the Appeals Procedure section.
Medical Transportation Policy Framework
The Non-Insured Health Benefits Medical Transportation Policy Framework outlines the policies and benefits that help recipients access medical services, the types of medical travel eligible for coverage and the benefits provided.
Those who wish to participate in the local Medical Transportation Program as a volunteer driver can do so by initially contacting the Medical Transportation Program Clerk. The Clerk will advise what expectations are necessary in making application to provide transportation through the program itself. As well, the volunteer will need to provide the following documentation: