During your admission, you need to present to the admissions office or at
the Emergency ward:
Identification (ID) or passport
Your “Carte Vitale” if you have the French nationality
All the documents that justify your specific situation
The European Health Insurance Card
If you get a military pension or if you are a war victim: your medical
Other health documents need to be provided to the medical secretary situated in
the medical ward:
The reference letter from your physician
All documents that could be relevant (x-ray and last biological
results, child health records booklet, blood group card…)
The adult who is responsible or who has the parental authority must sign the
authorisation form to permit any medical care and interventions. Their presence is also
required at the time of discharge.
IF YOU ARE SOCIAL SECURITY HOLDER
Generally, the Social Security takes 80% of the hospitalisation costs.
The 20% remaining has to be paid on the day of discharge or by
your private insurance (if you have one).
IF YOU DON’T HAVE SOCIAL SECURITY
If you can’t pay the remaining costs, you can apply for benefit from the CMU (if
you are a French resident). This application must be done/ filled in during your
hospitalisation, through the hospital social department.
If you don’t have social rights, you can ask to meet with the “PASS” secretary.