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
• 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.
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.
Gold Star Award
Keri Brugger and Amber Schulenberg
"Keri started with Heritage July 20. Her therapy skills are a critical asset to the Heritage Program. She offered a way to change the way we do things to make them more patient centered and targeted to the needs of the attendees in the Program. She is active in working closely with our referral sources in order to enhance patient care and provide meaningful treatment. She is very much involved in strengthening treatment services and having a positive impact on our patient population!"
"Amber started her position at Heritage August 17. She integrated into the Program quickly. She has learned the system and compliance issues in a short time. She has organized our electronic files, makes patients welcome, glittered our booth for women’s night out, has a talent for patient scheduling, prepares our day, communicates well about concerns, and all around is cheerful and enthusiastic about her job!"
Congratulations, Keri and Amber!