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  • Admissions

    All patients are admitted, assigned a room and treated without regard to race, color, creed, age, handicap, national origin or payment classification. We will attempt to meet any special cultural or psychosocial requirements.

    What to Bring

    Upon admission, please bring the following with you:

    • identification card(s)
    • insurance cards and policies
    • Medicare or Medicaid cards
    • living will, power of attorney or durable power of attorney
    • health surrogate appointment
    • copy of an organ donation request card

    During your stay, only a few personal items are needed, such as deodorant, toothbrush, shampoo, robe and slippers. Glasses or dentures must be in appropriately labeled storage containers. No electric appliances may be brought into the hospital without prior approval from administration.

    Valuables

    We strongly suggest you leave valuables at home. The hospital is not responsible for valuables or money kept in your room. If you cannot send valuables home for safekeeping, you may place these items in the hospital safe.

    Release of Patient Information

    Information about your healthcare is confidential. Kindred Hospital recognizes the importance of protecting your privacy and has developed numerous mechanisms to maintain confidentiality. Except as specifically authorized by state law, you have the right to determine the information the hospital may release.

    Financial Matters

    During your stay if you have any financial questions please ask your Case Manager to assist you. We understand that private insurance, as well as Medicare procedures, can be complex and sometimes confusing.

    Advanced Directive, Power of Attorney/Living Will

    Many patients and families have questions about these documents. In your packet you will find information regarding these documents. If you have questions regarding the completion of these forms, please contact the Case Manager who will be glad to assist you. Notary services are usually available Monday through Friday at Kindred Hospital. The Case Manager can assist you in obtaining notary service.

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