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920 4th Ave SW, Ste 100 Pipestone, MN 56164

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Pipestone County Medical Center & Family Clinic Avera

Pipestone County Medical Center and Family Clinic Avera in Pipestone, MN, have a rich history of over 80 years of caring for the people of our region. Access to the latest in technology, clinical expertise and friendly, personalized care starts right here at your hometown medical center.

lung cancer screeningLung Cancer Screening

Smokers or former smokers who meet certain criteria may benefit from low-dose CT lung screens, offered in Pipestone. Studies show that screening current and former heavy smokers reduced their risk of dying from cancer by 20 percent. Medicare and most commercial insurance carriers cover this service.

To learn more talk with your physician or call 507-825-5811.

Pipestone County Medical Center Avera, along with our affiliated primary care clinics and physician offices, provides you and your family with comprehensive health care—and access to extensive medical specialties—as part of the Avera Health system serving South Dakota, North Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota and Iowa.

Innovative Health Care Close to Home

Across the Avera Health system, including Pipestone County Medical Center Avera, you benefit from evidence-based care, a strong focus on your safety and comfort while you stay with us, and the best possible outcomes.

You receive the same top-quality health services you’d find at major medical centers and regional referral sites, including precision diagnosis and treatment using advanced technology such as:

You and your doctor also can take advantage of Avera’s innovative eCARE™ telemedicine services for 24/7 consultations and treatment from a wide range of medical specialists—all without leaving the Pipestone area.

Health Services

When you or your loved ones face a health challenge or life with a chronic condition, you want the best possible care for your situation. Trust Pipestone County Medical Center Avera for fast response to emergency situations and local and visiting physicians.

Explore the additional health services you can access when you choose Avera.

Pregnancy & Obstetric Services

Having a baby is an exciting time in a women's life. Our experienced and caring staff will help and support you and your family along the way. You'll find our private OB suites offer the comforts of home for mom and family, with services and amenities that include spa services, special meals, 3-D/4-D ultrasound, certified lactation consults, free follow-up home health nursing checkups and pain control options.

Our birthing education classes cover all aspects of childbirth, including relaxation and breathing techniques for labor and delivery, pain control options, breastfeeding, baby care, and postpartum care. These classes also include personalized tours of the birthing suites. To learn more, call 507-825-6273.

Schedule a Physician Appointment

Call our scheduling receptionist at 507-825-5700 or 800-332-1155 to arrange a physician appointment. Tell us the reason for your visit so we can set up the right span of time. Once you schedule an appointment, plan to arrive 15 minutes early.

Outreach Services

We offer many outreach specialty services, with visiting physicians in the specialties of cancer care; cardiology; nutrition services; diabetes and endocrinology; ear, nose and throat; ophthalmology; nephrology (kidney care); neurology; and urology. For an appointment to see a visiting physician, ask your physician or call 507-825-5700.

Schedule a Laboratory Appointment

For most laboratory appointments, plan to arrive at 8 a.m. If you don’t need to fast before your lab, arrive half an hour before your scheduled appointment.

What to Bring to Your Appointment

Be prepared to pay your insurance co-pay amount when you arrive for your visit and bring your:

  • Insurance card
  • Driver’s license or photo identification

Visitor & Patient Information

Because families and caregiver networks play an important role in your health and recovery, encourage them to visit while you stay with us. Check with our staff for visitor options that best fit your recovery plan.

Find out how to prepare for your hospital stay at Pipestone County Medical Center Avera. When you’re ready to return home or when you need additional care, you benefit from our care coordination activities that connect you with in-home services, local facilities and community resources to support your recovery and next steps.

Learn more about advance directives and end-of-life care planning.

Pay My Bill

Pay your bill online or get more information by calling Pipestone County Medical Center Avera at 507-825-5811 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

  • All co-payments are due and payable at the time of service.
  • If you receive care for a work related injury, notify the receptionist when you arrive for your appointment.

Insurance

Help us submit your claims to your insurance company, Medicare or Medicaid by giving our business office accurate insurance policy information. You’re also responsible for negotiating with your insurance carrier.

  • All Pipestone County Medical Center Avera providers participate in Medicare and Medicaid.
  • If you’re without insurance, ask us about payment plans or financial assistance to help you cover the cost of care.
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Find Classes & Events

Avera offers a wide variety of classes and events including support groups, health screenings, and education programs designed to help you live better.

Work or Volunteer at Avera

Join Avera, the Upper Midwest’s health care leader, for an inspiring and exciting career. Your professional possibilities include:

Volunteer at Pipestone County Medical Center Avera

Contribute your time, talents and skills by volunteering at Pipestone County Medical Center Avera. Make a difference by serving in the hospital or at our clinics and related facilities. Volunteers are needed in hospice, therapy, admissions, surgery and more. Volunteers are an integral part of our mission to provide exceptional care and service to our patients, families and visitors. In addition to the various services and tasks that volunteers perform, their greatest contribution is the courtesy, compassion and hospitality with which they serve. Learn how you can get involved by calling 507-825-6006.

Discover Pipestone County Medical Center Avera

Pipestone County Medical Center Avera is a Critical Access Hospital offering a complete range of inpatient and outpatient services. Pipestone County Medical Center is part Avera Health and works with Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center in Sioux Falls, SD, to provide quality health care to the residents of Pipestone and the surrounding communities.

Pipestone County Medical Center and Family Clinic will meet the health needs of the region by providing quality, personalized health services for the best value. We will achieve our mission by collaborating with others; by serving our customers’ and patients’ needs and expectations; by acting with integrity, respect, and compassion; and by practicing sound financial stewardship.

Explore life in the city of Pipestone and enjoy exciting outdoor adventures in our southwest Minnesota area.

Charitable Giving

Pipestone County Medical Center Avera’s Foundation was established to encourage, educate and provide people the opportunity to join us in our health care mission through charitable gifts.

Gifts can be made in a variety of ways, including cash, appreciated securities, life insurance policies, or through a will or trust. Gifts can be designated to a specific fund or cause; or can be undesignated, leaving the medical center to determine where it is most needed.

We are indeed grateful for these generous gifts of patients, families, employees, community members and area businesses who support the various projects and programs of the medical center and leave a lasting legacy. Gifts of $500 or more are recognized on the Donor Recognition Wall. To learn more, call 507-825-6163.

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