at the time of discharge. Kindly ensure that you put your signature on the final consolidated bill before you leave CMC Hospital, Vellore.
Please ensure that the actual date of your admission, date of admission in the pre-authorisation request given by CMC doctor and the date of admission in the pre-authorisation from your TPA are same.
If you need any other clarification, please feel free to walk in and ask us in CARE / ACCESS. CARE & BILLING Sections are open 24 hrs. 7 days.
vii) In case, the approval is delayed, you are most welcome to make payments and claim RC from the TPA later on.
A discharge summary contains all relevant details of tests, treatment and doctor’s advice. You may collect it from the department office before leaving the ward. If you
for a follow-up examination or treatment,
discharge summary also arrange for it
given to you
be sent by
free of charge. post to you.
Medical fitness certificate, emergency certificate leave certificate, and travel concession forms should be collected from the doctor before leaving the ward. For birth and death certificates contact the Medical Superintendent’s Office. (Room No.3) in the main building, ground floor.
GENERAL INFORMATION WHAT TO BRING / NOT TO BRING
Your length of stay at CMC would be considerably shortened if you remember to bring with you the following :
Most diarrhoeas do not need antibiotics
All relevant reports, X-rays, Biopsy Slides, blocks, and prescriptions for drugs, which you might have ob- tained from other doctors.
Patients requiring surgery and/or blood transfusions are advised to bring relatives or friends as blood donors.
Patients requiring in-patient care should bring along one lady attendant to stay in the ward during the night. Male attendants or relatives are not allowed to stay with the patient in the ward after visiting hours.
For a longer stay you may find it convenient to bring items such as flask, a tiffin carrier, plates, tumblers, knife, spoons, etc.
Patients are advised to bring a lock and key to keep their personal belongings safe in the cupboard, cabinet or drawer provided.
During the months of (November to February), you may require light warm clothes.
Sheets, blankets, pillow-covers and towels are pro- vided for inpatients.
Bring only essential personal items of clothing and toilet articles. It is not advisable to bring jewellery or other expensive articles. For inpatients requiring surgical procedures, it is the responsibility of the relatives/ attendants to take possession of all valuable personal belongings. CMC will not take any responsibility for the loss of personal belong- ings of patients.
Patients should not bring money (large amounts) in the form of a draft as they will find if difficult to find an introducer.
Children below the age of 12 are not allowed to visit patients in the wards.
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