Admissions

Because your time is valuable we want to ensure your admission to Valley County Health System is comprehensive and prompt. Any information provided before your admission helps in the overall process. Many of these items we request you bring prior to admission are required by government agencies. Whether you will be an inpatient (staying overnight) or an outpatient (going home the same day as services are provided) you will need to complete the admission process and provide appropriate documentation.

Below is a list of required items for admission to the hospital:

• Photo ID (e.g. drivers license)

• Names of physicians (the name of the medical provider requesting services and your personal healthcare provider if different from the one requesting services)

• Current insurance card(s)

• Medicare and/or Medcaid cards

       Medicaid Share of Cost form, if on Medicaid

• Advance Directives (one or both of the following)

       Power of Attorney for Health Care

       Living Will

• Guarantor (person responsible for payment of services) information

       Date of birth

       Social Security number

       Employer (name, address, phone numbers)

       Emergency contacts (name, address, phone numbers)

Please report to the front desk of the hospital for all registrations except for emergencies.

Upon arrival you will be seated in a registration booth, staff will verify your appointment, review your demographics, advise you of the Privacy Policy and acquire a written consent to treat you.

It is the policy of Valley County Health System to utilize armbands to identify patients who are present for hospital services.  An armband must be worn by all patients who have been admitted for services, including emergency room, inpatient, swing bed and all outpatient services.

Registration office hours are Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday  from 8 a.m. to 12 pm.  Admissions after hours are done by acute care staff. If you have any questions, or for more information please call 308.728.4200.

Associate Recognition

Gold Star Award

John Glaubke

John is consistently working hard, and has kept the grounds here at VCHS in excellent shape! No matter the weather, you will see John diligently working and taking pride in what he does, which exemplifies his integrity, as well as ownership in his job and VCHS. He shows compassion & respect by always being friendly, saying hello to fellow co-workers in the hall, and greeting others outside of the facility.

Last, but not least, John shows the value of trust in a variety of ways: he shows up when he is scheduled to work, is trustworthy in completing tasks on-time and doing them right the first time, and you always know you can depend on him.

The world needs more people like John who truly take pride in what they do. John cares about VCHS in a way that shows through all he does each day he is here on the job. Thank you John for exemplifying leadership in the workplace by giving 100% each and every time you are here.

Congratulations John!
You are truly a Gold Star!


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