For Patients

During the admission process, you will be asked for the following:

  • A copy of your insurance card(s), if you are insured.
  • Some form of picture identification, such as a driver's license.
  • A copy of your Advance Healthcare Directive form.

You will also be asked to sign the following documents:

  • A Conditions of Admission form. This is your authorization for medical and/or surgical treatment. Click here to download in English. Click here to download in Spanish. Please print and fill out the form before your hospital visit.
  • If you are having surgery, you also will be asked to sign a special consent for your surgery and the administration of anesthetics. If you are a parent for a minor or a legal guardian, you must sign these consent forms.

You will receive:

  • A letter explaining that any physicians' fees will be billed separately from the hospital bill. This includes bills from such specialists as the pathologist, radiologist, anesthesiologist, cardiologist, etc. These specialists are independent physicians and are not employees of the hospital.

You will then be escorted to your room. If you are having surgery, you will stay in the Surgical Pre-preparation Unit.

If you have any questions regarding your admission, please contact the Patient Access Services Department at 818.902.2907.