FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Davis County Hospital accept new patients?

Yes we do.
What insurances do we accept? Davis County Hospital and Davis County Medical Associates accepts multiple insurance payments. To insure that they will cover services at our facility we would recommend that you contact your insurance company to make sure that our facility and physicians are on your insurance preferred provider list. This would eliminate any confusion and insure that they will pay the maximum amount according to your policy.

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The hospital has several entrances to services, which entrances should I be using?

Outpatient Department: Located on the south side of the hospital, visitor and patient parking is available at the entrance. Entrance Hours are 6 a.m.  – 6 p.m.

Emergency Room: Located on the north side of the hospital. Visitor parking is available in the lot west of the entrance. The emergency entrance is open to the facility 24 hours a day.

Medical Surgical Department: Located on the north side of the hospital, to the west of the emergency room entrance. Visitor parking is available in the lot east of the entrance. Entrance Hours are: 6 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Long Term Care Department/Cafeteria Entrance: Located on the north side of the hospital, south and west of the emergency room entrance. Visitor parking is available in the lot to the north of the entrance. Entrance Hours are 6 a.m. – 8 p.m.

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What are the hours for visiting patients that are hospitalized?

The staff and physicians at Davis County Hospital understand the importance of family and friends to help the healing process.

Visiting hours are 8:00 a.m. to 8 p.m. each day. Staff encourages visitors to check in at the nurse’s station when you come to visit to make sure that your patient is taking visitors or if you visited conflicts with patient care.

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When does the hospital hold regular board meetings?

The board passed a resolution in January 2013 to meet the following months: January, February, April, June, August, October and November. Meetings are held the third Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in conference room D.

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Will have to have any prep before having a CT performed?

The only CT scan we perform that requires a CT with contrast is a pelvic or abdominal scan.

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Will I need to disrobe for my Dexa scan?

You can remain clothed if you are not wearing any items with metal. Remember to wear pants without a zipper and a shirt with no buttons.

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How long will it take for my mammogram report to be back to my physician?

In most situations you should allow 24 hours for the report to come back.

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Do I have to have a physician order to have mammogram completed?

Yes, we do require a physicians order to have a mammogram completed.

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Do I need to get a pre-authorization from my insurance company to have a radiology exam completed?

CT and MRI scans require a pre-authorization, and may affect your scheduled time.

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What are the hours to have a CT Scan completed?

Monday through Friday 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Emergency Room coverage is provided 24 hours per day. We want to accommodate your needs; if the times list for this exam does not work for you please contact us for additional options, 641-664-2145.

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What are the hours for the mammography department?

Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
We want to accommodate your needs; if the times list for this exam does not work for you please contact us for additional options, 641-664-2145.

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What are the hours to have a Dexa performed?

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
We want to accommodate your needs; if the times list for this exam does not work for you please contact us for additional options, 641-664-2145.

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What days is Upper GI procedures performed?

They are performed Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The radiologist that serves Davis County Hospital is at our location on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Can I schedule my Dexa scan and mammogram the same day?

Yes we would happy to schedule those exams in the same day.

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What type of information will I need to bring with me the day of my mammogram?

You will not need to bring anything specific with you the day of your mammogram exam. We will ask you a few questions to update our records recording your medical history. Questions you will be asked will be centered on your health history and will include: How old you were when you had your first menstrual cycle. How old you were with your first pregnancy. Do you have a family history of breast cancer? What was the date and year of your hysterectomy? Do you have a history of breast surgery? The answers to these questions will aide in performing your mammogram and help us know your risk factors.

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What Immunizations does Public Health provide?

We provide all of the required childhood immunizations which include, Diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis (DTaP), Polio (IPV), Hepatitis B (Hep B), Haemophilus influenza type b (Hib), Prevnar (PCV 13), Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Varicella (chicken pox).  We also have available Hepatitis A, Human Papilomavirus (HPV) for males and females, and Meningococcal. For adults we have Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B available. Seasonal influenza is available for all ages every fall.

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What are the immunization hours?

Public Health provides Children Immunization clinics twice per month. The second Wednesday from 8:30-11:30 AM and the last Wednesday of the month 3-6 PM. In the fall we will advertise the schedule for seasonal flu clinics.

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Why do I receive a bill for professional fees and one for facility fees?

Davis County Hospital’s billing department is set up to send on bill for professional fees and a separate for facility fees. If you have any questions regarding your bill please contact the hospital by calling 641-664-2145.

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Why do I get multiple bills?

The Davis County Hospital financial department is set up to process bills on a per visit basis. Each time you come to our facility we process your visit, if you are at our facility two times in one week you will receive a bill for each visit made during the week.

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Why am I getting a bill from Healthcare solutions?

Davis County Hospital contracts with a physicians group that reads and interprets the radiology procedures. They take care of billing their services separate from Davis County Hospital.

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How early do I need to come to my appointment?

It is best to come to your appointment 15 minutes early. This will allow plenty of time to for you to register prior to your appointment time.

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Do I need to bring all medications to my appointment?

It is best if you can bring all of your medications any time you visit the facility. This will insure that our records are update and don’t require you to have to remember the correct spelling, dose or instructions.

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