Hospital pre-registration

After your surgery has been scheduled, you will receive a call from the hospital before your surgery for pre-registration information. Please have the following information ready:

  • full legal name and address (including county)
  • home phone number
  • date of birth
  • marital status
  • Social Security number
  • name of insurance policyholder, his or her address, phone number, work address and work phone number (if insurance is through an employer)
  • name of your insurance company, mailing address, policy and group numbers, and copy of insurance card (Note to Medicare beneficiaries: Medicare requires an additional series of questions.)
  • name, address and phone number of your employer, and your job title
  • name, address and phone number of the nearest relative or spouse if applicable
  • name and phone number of someone to call in case of an emergency (can be the same as nearest relative)

Source: Allina Health's Patient Education Department, Hip Replacement, eighth edition, ortho-ah-90139
First Published: 10/01/2000
Last Reviewed: 10/01/2020