Patient Business Information
Your health information is confidential. The Notice of Privacy Practices
explains how your records are protected. You can find this information
on the Internet at: http://www.kaweahdelta.org/guide/privacy.asp
Located on the first floor next to the information desk, Patient Access
will take your pre-admission form and provide you with the necessary information
to make your admission into the hospital stress-free. Pre-admission forms
are available at the admissions desk.
Financial concerns can affect you and your family’s life and ability
to cope with your current illness. Kaweah Delta has patient financial
counselors to assist you with specific questions regarding financial coverage
of your hospital stay. If you believe you might have difficulty paying
your hospital bill, please contact the Financial Counselors at either
(559) 624-2479 or (559) 624-2451.
If you have questions regarding your bill once you have been discharged,
please contact Patient Accounting.
Patient Accounting will determine if you are eligible for a fee reduction
or discounted service through our Financial Assistance Program. The hospital
will also provide a social worker that can link you to agencies such as
the Employment Development Department, Social Security office and Tulare
County Health and Human Services Agency. Please contact Patient Accounting
by calling (559) 624-4200.
Health Information Management
Health Information Management (HIM) processes and manages all medical records
for patients seen at Kaweah Delta. The HIM department is located in the
Support Services Building, 520 W. Mineral King on the 3rd floor and is
open Monday – Friday from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm for your convenience.
If you would like information on how to obtain medical records call (559) 624-2218.