Get oriented with answers to our frequently asked questions.

If this is your first time as a visitor or patient, Hancock Health would like to help you get oriented. Here you’ll find answers to some of our most frequently asked questions. If you don’t find what you need here, we encourage you to contact us directly.


Frequently Asked Questions

To help make sure you get started with the best course of treatment possible, we recommend you bring the following information and resources to your appointment:

  • Medical records and reports
  • List of current medications
  • Any previously ordered test results, as applicable
  • Pathology slides and reports, as applicable
  • Insurance ID cards
  • List of questions for your doctor

Yes—in fact, we encourage it. Bringing a family member or a friend along can help calm your nerves, and it can also be helpful to have someone available to take notes and ask questions.

Arriving at least fifteen minutes ahead of your scheduled appointment will ensure that you have time to sign in and provide any relevant information for our records.

You can view maps and directions here, which will help give you an idea of the layout of our facilities. Parking lots are well-labeled for patients and visitors alike, and assistance is available for patients in need of wheelchairs or other aid.

Generally, at least 24 hours’ notice is required for all cancellations, but please be sure to consult your physician for his or her office’s policy.

Yes! Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are available. We also have vending and other options for meals if you’re on the go or dining outside regular cafeteria hours. For more information on the hospital’s cafeteria, click here.

The hospital has a gift shop located on the first floor, the proceeds of which benefit the Hancock Regional Hospital Mission. Greenfield, Indiana, also has several florists that will deliver to the hospital.

Several hotels and motels in the area are conveniently located near Hancock Regional Hospital. For more information, click here.