Admission and Discharge

Admission
Patients arriving at the hospital for inpatient care or outpatient surgery should check in through the Admissions Office. Whether your admission was scheduled or you arrive in an emergency, Our Lady of the Angels admission staff are available to help get you registered as quickly as possible. Room accommodation is determined by your physician according to your medical needs and bed availability.

Please leave all valuables at home or send them home with a family member. Our Lady of the Angels is not responsible for damage or loss to personal property or items.


Contact Admissions Office
(985) 730-6813


Documents needed for admission
To assist us in serving our patients, please have the following items available (as applicable):

  • Insurance card(s)
  • Medicare card/Medicaid card
  • Driver's license
  • Social Security number
  • Doctor's orders (if available)
  • Authorization (HMO/PPO patients) or pre-certification document


Discharge
When discharged, patients will need to arrange for transportation home from the hospital. A patient's physician or nurse will provide discharge instructions important to continued recovery including medication information, diet needs, activity limitations, rehabilitation recommendations, and time for a follow-up visit.

Please ensure you have all your belongings when leaving the hospital. If you leave an item behind, you may call Lost and Found in the Security Office at (730) 730-2259.

Patients may receive a questionnaire at home after their stay at Our Lady of the Angels. Your feedback is important to us.