Q13.    Do the NHTG enhancements apply for companions who travel with the patient?

A.        Yes, the current rules apply for companion travel, with the enhancement of 34.25

cents/km for two-way travel with a 100 km deductible.

Q14.    What financial support is available for patients transported by ambulance?

A.        The Northern Health Travel Grant is not available for patients transported by land

or air ambulance both ways. 

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