Foreigners with a Korean Alien Registration Card must bring the Korean Alien Registration Card.
Patients without at referral note from any physician not associated with SNUBH is advised to see a doctor from the Family Medicine department at SNUBH, in order to receive proper coverage by Korean National Healthcare Insurance before he/she can meet a specialist at SNUBH for the initial assessment. Under Korean medical law, patients are advised to bring a referral from a doctor at a local clinic. This is to insure that the patient can be referred to by an appropriate specialist with the most relevant expertise to his/her condition.
The admission process at SNUBH is initiated through an admission order, which must be undertaken by a SNUBH physician.
Prior to admission, the following documents must be submitted to the Administration Department (Admission Office) located on the 2nd floor of the Hospital's Main Building.
On your ward, you will be given information about your ward facilities, such as the location of the emergency alarm, the water purifier on the floor, how to use your bed and the directions to the nurse station.
Discharge of patients requires the discharge order of the physician in charge and the nurse in charge will give details of follow-up instructions and prescriptions, etc. For foreign patients, it is strongly advised that they obtain a copy of their medical records at discharge.
If you need a receipt in English, please tell the staff at the cashier's desk.