Admissions Process

Your admission to Allen Parish Community Healthcare begins at the request of your physician. Our goal here at Allen Parish Community Healthcare is to be your provider of choice. In today’s world you have many choices, and your health care needs should be trusted with only the best. APCH is here to partner with you to individualize your health care needs and increase your quality of life. To better serve our patients, upon entering the main lobby you will sign in at our friendly registration desks.

The Admission Desks are located in the main lobby area at the front of the hospital. One of our friendly staff will be there to greet you.

New Vision Admissions are completed at the Hospital Admission Desk Monday thru Friday from 8:00am to 4:00pm.

Emergency patients will be escorted to a bed and registration will occur at bedside in our emergency department.

Inpatient Behavioral Health patient will be directly admitted to the BHU to a secure safe environment.

On completion of the admission process, an identification bracelet will be placed on your arm. For your safety we ask that you wear it for the length of your hospital stay.


What to Bring

Items you will need during the registration process:

  • Driver’s License or Photo ID and Social Security Card
  • Health Insurance Information, including Insurance Card(s)
  • Payment method for deductibles and copayments. We accept Cash, Check, and Credit Cards

Inpatient, Observation, and New Visions Admission Services

Items needed for your admission stay:

  • Personal belongings such as pajamas, gowns, robe, undergarments, socks, slippers, and preferred toiletries should be brought from home.
  • Current Medications.
  • Advanced Directive, if you have one.

We request that you please leave your jewelry, money, and other valuables at home. The hospital will not accept responsibility for the loss of any personal items.


Pay Your Bill Online and view your balances by logging into your account here.


Thrive Patient Portal

Access your Medical Record and Pay Your Bill Online by logging into your account here.

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An email will be sent to the patient including the link for logging into the patient portal as well as instructions on how to access the account. The email invite will expire after 48 hours of being sent. A new email invite will need to be resent if the patient does not access the portal prior to the invite expiring. Contact admissions at APCH if you have not received an email to register at 337-738-2527

Physician Billing

ESS Phone: 1-800-225-0953