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After Your Stay at UPMC Northwest

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Rehabilitation and Long Term Care

Sugar Creek Station Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Complex

Located approximately 15 miles from UPMC Northwest, Sugar Creek Station Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Complex is a 160-bed rehabilitation and respite care facility. The rehabilitation unit includes expanded physical, occupational, and speech therapy facilities, plus a rehabilitative apartment where short-term residents can sharpen their daily living skills (such as cooking, dining, and bathing) in preparation for going home.

Sugar Creek Station also offers a pet therapy program and includes a specialized Alzheimer's disease/dementia unit. The Jessie Lamberton Peters Memorial Courtyard provides a comfortable, therapeutic setting for residents to enjoy alone or with their families for most of the year.

Learn more about Sugar Creek Station.

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Skilled Nursing Care and Assisted Living Services

Should you need other care after you leave us, we offer:

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Home Care and Medical Equipment​

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Scheduling Follow-Up Appointments

After you leave the hospital, your doctor may want you to have additional tests or exams as part of your ongoing medical care.

UPMC Northwest offers convenient options to schedule many of these needs.

Just call Central Scheduling at 412-664-2273 to make appointments for:

  • Laboratory tests
  • Medical imaging (x-rays, CT scans, MRIs)
  • EKGs
  • Non-invasive cardiology (stress tests, echocardiology)
  • Pre-op testing

For post-operative follow-up, please call 412-748-6570.

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Billing Information

Your hospital bill will include charges for your room and all services that your doctor ordered.

These services may include:

  • Tests and procedures
  • Medicines
  • Therapy
  • Surgery

UPMC Northwest will send your bill directly to your insurance company or the state or federal agency that covers the cost of your hospital stay.

We ask that you assign benefits from your insurance company directly to the hospital. The final responsibility for any hospital bills belongs to the patient.

Billing Questions

We are here to help with your billing questions and concerns. Please call UPMC Patient Financial Services Center or UPMC Customer Service or visit our Paying My Bill site to learn more about the services we offer, such as payment plans, price estimates, and Financial Assistance.

  • UPMC Patient Financial Services Center: 1-800-371-8359
  • UPMC Customer Service: 1-844-591-5949

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Visiting Nurses Association of Venango County (VNA)

VNA of Venango County home health programs are Medicare-certified, state-licensed, and accredited by the Joint Commission. The VNA provides a variety of services including:

  • Skilled nursing
  • Home health aides
  • Hospice
  • Palliative care and coordination
  • IV therapy
  • Mental health nursing
  • Wound and ostomy care
  • Maternal/infant nursing
  • Physical/occupational/speech therapy
  • Social services
  • Telehealth monitoring
  • Hospice volunteer services
  • Monthly support groups (stroke and bereavement)
  • Children's bereavement camp
  • Community education
  • Wellness clinics

In addition, VNA Private Duty provides a variety of services for area residents, including home attendants, live-in companions, and housekeeping services.

More information about the VNA

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For help in finding a doctor or health service that suits your needs, call the UPMC Referral Service at 412-647-UPMC (8762) or 1-800-533-UPMC (8762). Select option 1.

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