Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) Medical Transportation


Assistance with medical travel is now available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for registered First Nations people.


We can help with the following:

• Meals

• Accommodation

• Travel


Please call if it is after 4pm:1-866-885-3933 for medical transportation assistance at night and on weekends.


The Non-Insured Health Benefits Program is Health Canada's national, medically necessary health benefit program that provides coverage for benefit claims for a specified range of drugs, dental care, vision care, medical supplies and equipment, short-term crisis intervention mental health counselling and medical transportation for eligible First Nations people and Inuit. Sprucelodge Boarding Home will manage medical transportation assistance after regular business hours and on weekends and holidays.