The Non-Insured Health Benefits program is located in Gitlaxt’aamiks. Non-Insured Health Benefits staff include:
- Helen Leeson, NIHB Reception 1-877-5030
- Sandra Stephens, Patient Travel Clerk
- Sheila Gosnell, Patient Travel Clerk
- Susan Azak, Patient Travel Clerk
- Karen Leeson, MS&E Claims Assessor (Medical Supplies & Equipment and Vision claims)
- Maryann Adams firstname.lastname@example.org 1-877-733-5030
AFTER HOURS CONTACT
Non-Insured Health Benefits application are reviewed in accordance with the NVHA NIHB Policy, please contact the NIHB office for general inquires to the NIHB program.
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Non Insured Health Benefits
The Non-Insured Health Benefits Program (NIHB) is the Nisga’a Nation’s needs-based health benefit program that provides supplementary benefits for eligible Nisga’a people.
The programs include:
Medical Transportation (Patient Travel)
Medical Supplies & Equipment
Short-term Crisis Intervention
Mental Health Counselling
Great-West Life Cards (card orders are completed on Fridays)
Canada Life administers the following programs on behalf of the Nisga’a Nation:
Pharmaceutical (prescription drugs)
If you need to speak to Great-West Life directly regarding dental or pharmaceutical benefits, please call 1-800-957-9777. Please have your Great-West Life number ready when you call.
Please forward all dental and pharmaceutical requests directly to Great-West Life at the following address:
Winnipeg Health & Dental Benefit Payment Office
PO Box 3050 Winnipeg, MB
Nisga’a Valley Health Authority (NVHA) is committed to improving the health of our people, our communities, and our Nation. Effective health service delivery is key to improving Nisga’a health. The NVHA prides itself on the highest level of physicians and nurses it recruits to deliver health care services to all peoples resident in the Nass Valley. NVHA medical staff are experts in their respective fields, and they are dedicated to strengthening the health of people within Nisga’a communities.