The following information can ease the admissions process at UMC-RH.
Be sure to bring personal identification and insurance coverage identification cards with you to the Admissions office.
When you arrive at the Admissions Office, the Admissions clerk will ask:
Your physician is responsible for completing officean admissions form for you to bring to the Admitting Office prior to your admission date.
Surgical patients, when you come for your pre-operative tests, you must bring with you the following documents:
Patients with insurance coverage (non self-payers) must bring the following documents to the Admissions Office:
All persons being admitted to the hospital will be asked to sign a Medical and Surgical Authorization Form in the admitting office if they did not do so at the physician's office.
Patients with insurance coverage (non self-payers) sign an Authorization to Review the Medical Records form. This allows the doctor representing the third party payer to review your medical records.
The main Admissions Office is located on the first floor in Building A.
The hours are:
The Emergency Department Admissions office is located inside the Emergency Department
Before you are admitted to the hospital for a surgical procedure, you are required to complete some medical tests. The tests must be completed in enough time to allow your physician to review the results prior to the scheduled surgery. The results may necessitate additional tests or changes to your treatment plan. Therefore, do not delay getting the tests completed.
In some cases, patients are required to pay a deposit.
The Admissions Office can advise you about the estimated amount of the hospitalization bill and your estimated length of stay in the hospital.
The Emergency Department is ready and prepared to serve you without delay. When you arrive at the emergency room, the Admissions clerk will ask you or a person with you information such as your name, address, insurance details and about your injury or complaint. Once the Admissions clerk has seen you, a registered nurse (RN) examines you to determine the seriousness of your case. The nurse will advise the attending physician regarding your situation. The physician will see you as soon as possible depending upon the presence of any patients with more serious health conditions.