Angeles Medical Center Admission Procedures:
The Admitting section is the patient’s first stop when they enter the Angeles Medical Center, Inc. Admitting Section is open 24 hours.
Patients with Doctor’s admission order sheet will be requested to present all necessary documents required during your stay for immediate processing at the Admitting Section.
In the absence of a Doctor’s admission order sheet, a walk-in patient may be assessed at the Emergency Room and referred to the Admitting Section. Our admitting staff will facilitate your room of choice or assign a room according to you medical need. You will be requested to fill out your admission documents (Patient Sheet Information, Consent forms, and Admission agreement). A nurse will escort you to your room once ready. All patients are given ID band to be worn around the wrist for the entirety of your stay in the hospital.
Requirements for admission:
• Doctors order
• Health Card (HMO and/or Philhealth)
• Letter of Authorization (LOA) from your health insurance company and/or employer
• Philhealth Requirements (MDR, Form 1 and 2, etc.)
• Senior Citizen Requirements (OSCA ID, Purchase booklet)
• Person with Disability (Valid ID issued by DOH)
• Personal Identification such as Company ID, Driver’s License, Passport, SSS/GSIS ID, Senior Citizen ID, etc.
• Patients without a Doctor’s admission order
• Medical emergencies requiring immediate care
Resident on Duty and /or ER Consultant and ER staffs will attend to the patient. Once the need for admission is validated, The ROD/ER Consultant will ask for the name of their Attending Physician. The ROD/ER Consultant may only assign an Attending Physician to their case if they do not have a personal physician of choice.
1. After successful medical care is provided to the patient, a “May Go Home” order will be ordered by the Attending Physician.
2. The Chart will be forwarded to the billing section by the nurse on duty at the station.
3. Upon receiving the chart, the billing officer will notify all departments involved in the care of the patient for clearance prior to finalizing the bill. All applicable deductions and/or discounts will be deducted on the final bill.
4. After the computation, the patient and/or relative will be asked to sign and receive the Statement of Account.
5. After settling the accounts, the Cashier issues an Official Receipt, four (4) copies of clearance slips and a Statement of Account with Zero Amount Due.
6. The clearance slips should be signed by the Cashier, Nurse on Duty at the Station, Linen Staff and Guard on Duty.
7. The original copy will remain to the patient while the three (3) copies shall be surrendered to the Guard on Duty at the main door as clearance which will be forwarded to the admitting section.