are usually admitted to the hospital according to a pre-set
time. Every effort is made to process admissions quickly
at the scheduled time. Emergencies may occasionally
delay admissions. You maybe called prior to your admission
to pre register for your procedure. This will enable
you to go directly to your site of service without stopping
in Patient Access.
you were not given an arrival time, or if you will have special
needs on arrival, please call Patient Access at 906-225-3302,
or toll free, 1-800-562-9753 ext. 3302, in Michigan
or N.E. Wisconsin.
Patient Access, is on the ground floor of the North Wing, is open 24 hours a day. When you arrive at
the hospital, you may use the convenient patient drop-off
canopy at the main doors of the North Wing
at 580 W. College Avenue, or park in the deck, take the elevator
to the third floor, and go down to the main lobby. Patient Access
is located at the back of the main lobby. Directions
you arrive between 11pm and 5am, use the 3rd floor of the
parking ramp entrance. Use the intercom to the right
of the automatic door to gain entry.
registration specialist will ask for personal data and insurance
information. Please bring health insurance cards with
you, and other information as instructed by your doctor. Some
insurance companies have pre-admission requirements that only
you can check before you can be admitted.
I.D. bracelet placed on your wrist must be worn for
your entire hospital stay.
patient rooms are semi-private.
time in patient access will be shorter if pre-admission testing
has been done or if
information has been obtained.
906-225-3109 or 1-800-562-9753 ext. 3109.
you would like an itemized statement of your hospital
charges, please tell the registration specialist while
you are being admitted.
Pre-admission testing (PAT)
doctor may order tests to be done before you enter Marquette
General Hospital. PAT gives the doctor test results
and speeds up admission. At the time of testing, your
general admitting and insurance information will be taken.
Please have your insurance cards available at this time.
most convenient place for PAT is the Marquette General Hospital
Lab/Admitting Office located in the Peninsula
Medical Center, 1414 W. Fair Avenue, Suite 136. Testing
may also be completed at Marquette General Hospital, your
local hospital or your doctors office.
PAT is done at your community hospital or doctors office,
please bring the test results when you come to Marquette General
The registration specialist will ask you to sign:
admission consent form
assignment of benefits and release of medical information
medicare authorization when applicable
read the consent forms before signing, or ask to have them
read to you. The registration specialist will be happy
to answer any questions you may have.
may be asked to sign other consent forms, such as consent
for surgery. Your doctor or nurse will explain these
forms to you before you sign.
you need an itemized bill after you are discharged, please
tell us, and we will make the arrangements for you.
and Tissue Donation
should consider the benefits of organ
donation and indicate preferences by signing the back
of your driver's license. You should also talk about organ
donation with your loved ones. This topic can also be
dealt with through the use of an advance directive.
Bill of Rights
in your patient information packet you will receive a copy
of the hospital's "Patient Bill of Rights."
This is also available upon request.