Avera Hand County Memorial Hospital
Contact Avera Hand County Memorial Hospital
Find out more about top-quality, personalized health care for yourself and your family. Contact us at 605-853-2421.
Avera Hand County Memorial Hospital in Miller, SD, along with our affiliated primary care clinic 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 Avera Hand County Memorial Hospital, you benefit from evidence-based care, a strong focus on your safety and comfort while you stay with us, and the best possible outcomes.
As a Christian health care ministry rooted deeply in Gospel values, we provide for the needs of the people in our region with quality, cost-effective, accessible health care services, featuring the latest technology.
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 Miller area.
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 Avera Hand County Memorial for fast response to emergency situations with our Careflight air ambulance and local and visiting physicians.
Explore the additional health services you can access when you choose Avera.
Schedule a Physician Appointment
Call our scheduling receptionist at Avera Medical Group Miller at 605-853-0165 or 605-853-0175 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.
We offer many outreach specialty services, with visiting physicians in the specialties of audiology; cardiology; counseling; ear, nose and throat; ophthalmology; optometry; orthopedics; surgery; and urology. For an appointment to see a visiting physician, ask your physician or call 605-853-0165.
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 Avera Hand County Memorial Hospital. 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.
Take advantage of our spiritual care services, and learn more about advance directives and end-of-life care planning.
Pay My Bill
Pay your bill online or get more information by calling the Avera Hand County Memorial business office 605-853-2421.
- 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.
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 Avera Hand County Memorial Hospital 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.
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.
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Avera also offers many classes for health care professionals and other opportunities for health care professionals, including programs for pharmacy residency, radiologic technology and emergency medical services.
Discover Avera Hand County Memorial Hospital
Hand County Memorial Hospital was established in 1947. In 2008, Hand County Memorial Hospital signed a lease with Avera, enhancing integrated health services through a provider-based system of care. Avera Hand County Memorial Hospital is a leader in patient satisfaction and has a strong commitment to Miller and the surrounding communities.
Through a major building enhancement project, we added larger private and semi-private patient rooms, new same-day surgery and recovery rooms, a new emergency department, renovated wellness and rehab areas, expanded clinic, additional assisted living apartments and more.
Explore life in the city of Miller and enjoy exciting outdoor adventures in our central South Dakota area.
Avera Hand County Memorial Hospital Foundation
Hand County Memorial Hospital Avera works with two excellent foundations to assist in meeting community needs in a variety of ways. Through the Avera Foundation, we receive gifts and endowments and manage those as the donor requests. In addition, we also have access to a variety of larger grant opportunities to enhance Miller health care services and the community. Hand County Health, Wellness, and Community Foundation has been in existence since 2009 and was incorporated with the focus of meeting community needs.
We invite you to be part of our family of care through your financial gifts, volunteering your time, or lifting us up in prayer. With your generous help, we will enhance services to those we serve. We are grateful for financial support at any level. Gift options include direct donations, bequests, trusts, gifts of life insurance, stocks and real estate.
Call 605-853-0368 for more information. We greatly appreciate the generosity of our community in supporting the Avera Hand County Memorial Hospital's health ministry.