Discharging Patients from the Tubigon Community Hospital

ABOUT THE SERVICE
The following are procedures governing the disposition and discharge of patients from the Tubigon Community Hospital.

FEES
Case to Case Basis

REQUIREMENTS

  • Doctor’s Order
  • Charge Slip from the Billing Clerk
  • Official Receipt

HOW TO AVAIL OF THE SERVICE

Follow These Steps It Will Take You Please Approach
Daily Rounds
Medical Officer on duty performs daily rounds of patients for evaluation and review of medications.
Per Patient:

10-15 minute

Physician on Duty
Nurse on Duty
Disposition and Discharge:
Discharge Order

Doctor orders the discharge of patient.

5-10 minutes Physician on Duty
Carrying out Doctor’s Order

Carrying out doctor’s order, writes take home meds to the discharge instruction sheet.

Giving patient’s chart to the billing in-charge for billing.

5-10 minutes

3-5 minutes

Nurse on Duty
Preparation of Bill or Statement of Account

Billing clerk prepares the bill or statement of account of in-patients ready for discharge.

Follow up patient or relatives to pass requirements for Philhealth.

10-15 minutes Melody May Obguia
Billing Clerk
Collection of Payments
Patient or relatives pays for medicine used and other legitimate hospital charges.

Patient asks for clearance from the Cashier and gives it to the Ward Nurse and to the Guard.

3-5 minutes Cashier
Preparation of Bill or Statement of Account

Billing clerk prepares the bill or statement of account of in-patients ready for discharge.

Follow up patient or relatives to pass   requirements for Philhealth.

10-15 minutes Melody May Obguia
Billing Clerk
Collection of Payments
Patient or relatives pays for medicine used and other legitimate hospital charges.

Patient asks for clearance from the Cashier and gives it to the Ward Nurse and to the Guard.

3-5 minutes Cashier