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Procedures for patient referral and admission

The Hospital shall provide inpatient and outpatient, essential and planned, financed from the budget of the Compulsory Health Insurance Fund (hereinafter referred to as “the Compulsory Health Insurance Fund” (hereinafter referred to as the CHIF), other sources of financing, and paid personal health care services.

To obtain information about the personal health care services provided by the Hospital, their prices and availability, legal entities and natural persons may apply in writing or orally to the Hospital administration, public relations specialists, heads of departments and attending physicians.

 On arrival, the patient shall first go to the Admission-Emergency Department 1 / Admission-Emergency Department 2 / Obstetrics and Gynaecology Admission-Emergency Department, Pregnancy Pathology and Consultation Department, Paediatric Admission-Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit and Consultation Department of the Hospital:

  • for day surgery services provided in Day Surgery Department 1 (Antakalnio str. 57), patients who arrive on a scheduled basis should contact the reception of this department;
  • for day surgery services provided at the Day Surgery Unit 2 (Antakalnio g. 124), patients who arrive on a scheduled basis should go to the Admissions-Emergency Department 2;
  • patients arriving for gynaecological day surgery services at the Department of Gynaecology on an elective basis should contact the reception desk of the Admission-Emergency Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Pregnancy Pathology and Consultation.

Upon arrival at the Admission-emergency departments and/or reception desks, the patient must present his/her passport or other identity document (birth certificate for children), and upon arrival with a referral - a Medical Document Extract/Referral (the referral may be submitted electronically), form No 027/a (hereinafter referred to as the referral).

Persons insured with state health insurance in other countries of the European Union, the European Economic Area and the Swiss Confederation (hereinafter referred to as the EU countries) present a European Health Insurance Card (hereinafter referred to as the EHIC), a certificate replacing the EHIC or a structured electronic document (hereinafter referred to as the SED) S045, which entitles them to receive essential health care services and the necessary reimbursable medicines and medical aid devices (hereinafter referred to as MADs) to prove their insurance status. For citizens of other foreign countries and stateless persons, the Hospital provides only paid personal health care services, including emergency care.

                      Uninsured persons or persons without a referral, who have sought non-emergency care, shall pay for the personal health care services rendered the fee set out in the price list of paid services approved by the Director of the Hospital.

                      Patients attending on a scheduled basis must provide proof of identity and a referral letter issued by a personal healthcare institution (referral letter may be sent electronically). Patients must be referred for inpatient treatment by outpatient healthcare facilities after a complete examination when all possibilities for examination and treatment on an outpatient basis have been exhausted, or by inpatient healthcare facilities after appropriate treatment if it is necessary to continue it in another healthcare facility.

                      Patients shall be consulted and admitted to inpatient departments in accordance with the procedure laid down by the orders of the Hospital Director.

                      If the patient requires emergency care, it shall be provided in accordance with the legal acts approved by the Minister of Health of the Republic of Lithuania and the internal documents of the Hospital regulating the provision of emergency care. Emergency medical assistance shall be provided to the patient even in the absence of an identity document or a referral issued by a personal health care institution. The indications for emergency care shall be determined by the doctor examining the patient. The staff of the Emergency Department 1 / Emergency Department 2 / Admission-Emergency Department for Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Pregnancy Pathology and Consultation, Paediatric Admission-Emergency Department, Intensive Care and Consultation Department shall ensure the 24-hour provision of emergency medical care.

The doctor who examines the patient in the admission-emergency department decides whether the patient should be hospitalised or referred to another medical facility for care (if the hospital does not provide it), whether the patient should be monitored in the admission-emergency department, or whether the patient can be discharged home for further outpatient treatment after tests and/or treatment. The doctor shall inform the patient (his/her representative) of the decision.

It is forbidden to admit a person to an inpatient facility without their consent.

It is forbidden to admit a minor or a disabled person to an inpatient institution without the consent of his or her legal representatives.

 No consent is required from the patient or their legal representatives:

  • where the person’s life is at risk and he or she is therefore unable to give such consent;
  • where the life of a minor or disabled person is at risk and his/her legal representatives cannot be found quickly;
  • in other cases, provided by law.
  • The procedure for emergency admission shall be determined by the Minister of Health.

VšĮ Vilniaus miesto klinikinė ligoninė, Antakalnio g. 57, LT-10207 Vilnius.
Kodas 302692454. Duomenys kaupiami ir saugomi Juridinių asmenų registre.
A. s. LT867044060007990186 AB SEB banke, b. k. 70440, PVM mokėtojo kodas LT100006560213.
Tel. (8 5) 234 44 87, faks. (8 5) 234 69 66, el. paštas info@vmkl.lt

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