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Benefit Hospital East

Benefit Hospital East
300 3rd Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

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Hours of Operation
Open 24 Hours
Open 24 Hours
Open 24 Hours
Open 24 Hours
Open 24 Hours
Open 24 Hours
Open 24 Hours

Main: 319-555-0104
Alternate: 800-555-0104
Fax: 319-221-1450

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Insurance Accepted

  • Marketplace
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MediConnect


  • Spanish

Board Certified Specialties

  • Cardiology

Benefit Hospital East is a full-service medical center offering comprehensive medical services including emergency services and trauma care 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We're proud to have served Cedar Rapids and the Eastern Iowa area for over 100 years.

Patient Resources

Preparing for Your Appointment or Stay

Before your appointment or hospital stay, please check with you insurance provider to see if you are covered for services at Benefit Hospital East.

Please bring the following with you:

  • Photo identification, such as a driver's license or state photo ID
  • Insurance card, including the insurer's name and address, and the patient's policy number
  • Health Plan Referral Authorization (if required by your health insurance carrier)
  • Name, address, and phone number of your referring physician (if you were referred here)
  • All current medications or a list of current medications including how much of each you take, and how often you take it
  • A list of your questions you'd like answered by your care team
  • Payment for services including payment of any deductible and/or co-insurance identified by your insurance plan

Visiting Hours & Policies

Visitor Guidelines & Policies

Visitors must comply with our visitor guidelines and policies to assure patient and visitor safety. We thank you for complying.

General Visiting Hours & Rules

  • General visiting hours are 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult. Our medical staff may determine at any time that children cannot visit, depending on the patient’s situation.
  • Visitors must be free from contagious illness.
  • No more than four visitors per patient are allowed at once.
  • All visitors must sanitize their hands before entering a patient's room.

Exceptions to Benefit Health’s Visiting Restrictions

  • Maternity Services: Spouses or other designated special guests have open visiting hours. Visiting hours for grandparents, siblings of the newborn(s) and all other visitors are 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. daily. Other visitors must be 12 years of age or older and are encouraged to visit between 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. daily.
  • Pediatrics: Parents have open visiting hours.
  • ICCU: Family members have open visiting hours.
  • Extended Care Facility (ECF): Open visiting hours.
  • Benefit Nursing Center: Open visiting hours.

Smoke-Free Campus

All Benefit Health System hospitals and practice locations have smoke-free campuses. Cigarettes and smoking materials are not sold at Benefit Hospital East, Benefit Hospital West or any Benefit Health System locations. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on the premises. We appreciate your cooperation.

Onsite Amenities

Benefit Hospital East provides a wealth of amenities to ensure a positive experience for patients and visitors to our facilitie. We offer:

  • Wireless Internet access
  • Benefit Health Café & cafeteria
  • Coffee shop
  • Gift shop (see below)
  • Pay phones
  • ATM machine
  • Lost and found
  • Vending machines
  • Benefit Health Chapel

Gift Shop

The Benefit Hospital East gift shop is located across from the cafeteria on first floor of the hospital.

The gift shop, operated by the Benefit Health System Auxiliary, sells gifts, flowers, cards, candies, magazines, newspapers and toiletries. Proceeds go toward educational programs, renovations like those for the Benefit Birth Center, medical equipment and other programs to support positive patient experiences.

Gift Shop Hours

  • Monday-Friday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Saturday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Sunday: Noon to 4 p.m.

If you are unable to make it to the gift shop during those hours, we encourage you to order your gifts over the phone by dialing 800-589-1171. Or fax gift shop orders to 319-221-1450.