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Documentation you will need to provide:

To help you plan for a smooth transition to RHI, we ask that you begin obtaining the following information prior to admission:
  • A copy of your major medical health insurance card with:
    • Insurance company contact information
    • The insured person's name
    • ID and group numbers
    • Employer's name and phone number
  • A copy of your Medicare or Medicaid card (if applicable)
  • Ability to confirm Social Security Number and date of birth
If the injury is a result of an auto accident please bring:
  • A copy of auto insurance card with:
    • Policy number
    • Insurance agent's name
    • Insurance agent’s phone number
  • Claim information
If you are unable to obtain the auto insurance card and claim information, please provide:
  • A copy of the accident report.
If you are unable to obtain the accident report, please provide the following:
  • Exact location: (street intersection, city, state, county)
  • Date of accident
  • Auto insurance coverage letter
If the injury is a result of an accident on private or public property, please provide:
  • Name of responsible party
  • Location of property
  • Address and phone number
  • Homeowner’s insurance policy information
If an accident occurred on a retail property, please provide:
  • Name of property
  • Location
  • Address
  • Property manager's phone number
  • Your attorney's name and contact information
RHI assumes no responsibility for costs incurred for medical appointments outside of the hospital requiring ambulance transport or at discharge from the hospital.

Personal items you should bring:

Clothing:
Please provide patients with 3-5 days worth of comfortable clothing, including:
  • Sweatpants/ pull-on trousers with elastic waistbands/ shorts
  • T-shirts
  • Undergarments
  • Pajamas
  • Socks
  • Tennis shoes

*RHI does not recommend patients wear blue jeans.
*Shoes should be flat, loose fitting, and have Velcro or shoe strings.

    Toiletries:
    • Toothbrush and toothpaste
    • Comb/ hairbrush
    • Shampoo/ conditioner
    • Make-up
    • Deodorant
    • Razor and shaving cream
    • Denture cleaner (if needed)

    RHI is not responsible for lost or stolen valuables. Please consider the necessity of valuable items before bringing them to RHI.


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    Questions You May Have...
    • Can my family physician or specialist follow me to RHI?

      If your physician/specialist is not currently granted staff privileges at RHI, they are able to apply for temporary privileges.

    • How do we go about buying the needed equipment?

      The discharge planners are the best resource for assisting you with these.

    • What kind of equipment will we need to buy when we go home?

      Necessary equipment will depend on your progress and will be recommended by your therapists at the end of your stay. Your discharge planner will work with you to coordinate delivery of any needed equipment.

    • How will I get home from RHI?

      A pending discharge date will be established by your treatment team based on your rehabilitation goals, progress toward the goals, and medical stability. Your RHI discharge planner will help coordinate transportation with you. Discharge is usually around at 10:00am.

    • When can I go home?

      A discharge day target will be determined by a weekly conference including your physician, discharge planner, charge nurse and therapists.

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