Your doctor and nurses will make sure you leave with all the information you need, including:
Before you leave, your nurse will give you written discharge instructions and a going-home checklist. They will go over the instructions and answer all of your questions. It’s important that you understand the discharge information. If something is confusing or unclear, please ask your doctor or nurse for more information.
We recommend having a friend or family member drive you home from the hospital. If you need medical transportation, we’ll arrange that for you. Depending on the type of transportation you need, your insurance might cover the cost.
If you aren’t sure what your insurance covers, call the number of the back of your card. Don’t have your card in front of you? Here are the member services numbers to common insurance providers: