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Patient Admission Information

​Pre-Admission Testing Appointment

Next Steps

Call Pre-Admission Testing (PAT) for your surgery processing appointment
Baylor Scott & Medical Center – Irving
1901 N. MacArthur Blvd.
Irving, TX 75061
972.579.4340

What to Bring to Your Appointment

  • ​​Insurance Card
  • Photo ID
  • List of medications with doses, prescribed and over-the-counter

You do not need to fast for this appointment unless the physician requested.
Arrive at your scheduled time and check-in at Registration on the first floor. You will be directed to PAT.

Pre-Admission Testing

  • Lab, EKG, x-ray may be completed
  • Health information will be gathered and forms completed
  • Further instructions for the procedure and discharge will be provided
  • Feel free to ask questions

Completing this pre-admission testing process will take approximately an hour. The registration process prior to PAT permits you to receive a Speed Pass for admit on the day of the procedure and allows you time to inquire about your insurance questions.

We look forward to caring for you and helping you prepare for your procedure day.

Day of Admission (where to check-in; include special instructions for labor and delivery or after-hours patients)

Upon arriving at Baylor Scott & White – Irving, you and your family will meet with a representative from our admitting department.

For Labor & Delivery patients, please enter through the Women’s Center located behind the hospital beside the Emergency Department. Patients will check in at the Labor & Delivery department located on the 2nd floor.

In most cases your financial information and benefit/payment arrangements have been verified prior to your arrival. However, please have your insurance card and driver’s license available for verification. This information allows direct billing to your insurance company.

Insurance Verification

Pre-admission certification is required by most insurance companies for non-emergency hospital stays. The physician must notify the insurance company prior to hospitalization. The hospital insurance verification department will confirm that pre-admission certification requirements have been met prior to your arrival. If you have questions please check with your insurance carrier for specific procedures.

Patients are asked not to bring items of value such as large sums of money, credit cards, checkbooks or highly valued personal items such as jewelry to the hospital.​

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