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From a family practitioner to the most sophisticated neurologists, JFK Medical Center's staff includes some of the most highly respected physicians in the northeast. For a referral to a JFK physician, click here.
Welcome to the JFK Medical Center registration and admission information center. During the admission process you will be asked to provide information about yourself as well as financial information. If you have questions regarding your bill and/or financial programs offered by the state or this hospital, you will be referred to a financial counselor who is assigned to assist you in handling the financial aspect of your stay.
We need demographic and financial information as well as general consent and insurance authorizations for all Emergency Room patients, in-patient and out-patient admissions.
You may be asked to complete and sign the following documents:
- Consent for treatment
- Authorization to bill insurance
- Medicare patients - secondary payor form required by the Federal Government (important message from Medicare: EXTRA FORMS PLUS ORIGINALS)
- If you are 65 or older you will be asked to sign the consent to treat, authorization to bill insurance all patients sign consents
Remember to bring with you at the time of registration the following items:
- Picture ID
- All active insurance cards
- Advance Directive, if you have one
- Physician orders
- HMO authorization or referral
- Social security number not required
Our Admitting Department is located in the main hospital building just left of the front lobby. Admitting is open Monday through Saturday from 5:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. and Sunday from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. After hours admitting may be provided through the Emergency Room.
Our Emergency Room is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week for all acute care needs. An Emergency Room physician is on-site at all times. If you are being admitted as an out-patient through the Emergency Room, there may be some wait time as patients are administered to by level of acuity.
If you have any questions regarding the registration or admitting process at JFK Medical Center, call (732) 321-7150.