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Preparing for Your Visit

Updated: December 28, 2021

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Masks are still required for everyone

Following CDC guidance, masks are still required for all visitors 2 years of age and older. Masks with filters/exhalation valves are not permitted.

We will continue to monitor CDC guidance regarding masking at health care facilities and communicate changes as needed.

What to do before your appointment(s)

  • For a faster check-in experience, it’s important that you complete pre-registration. If you have not already pre-registered, please do so now.

Pre-register for your appointment


  • Verify your insurance includes Children’s Mercy as an in-network provider by visiting
  • Upload a copy of your insurance card to Patient Portal; if you are not enrolled in Patient Portal, bring your card to the visit.
  • Two parents/guardians can attend with the patient. Other family members and siblings should stay home for the safety of our patients and staff. If this restriction poses a concern, please call (816) 234-3670 for assistance.
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What to bring with you to your appointment(s)

  • Driver's license or photo ID
  • Medical and pharmacy insurance card(s)
  • Mask for you and the patient over the age of 2 (if you don’t have a mask, one will be provided)
  • Form of payment to pay requested deposit
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Items that are not allowed (prohibited)

Items include, but are not limited to:

  • Firearms or ammunition (concealed or unconcealed)
  • Knives, scissors, razor blades or other sharp objects
  • Tasers
  • Mace, pepper spray
  • Alcohol, drugs or drug paraphernalia
  • Flammable liquids or any type of explosives/projectiles
  • Impact weapons such as batons, brass knuckles, nunchucks, blackjacks, clubs, etc.

Additional information and resources

  • If your child or the adult joining for the appointment have respiratory symptoms, a fever, or exposure to COVID-19, please do not come to your appointment.
  • For information on payment plans, billing or to see if you are eligible for financial programs, view our information about billing.
  • If you have additional questions, please give us a call so we may assist.
    • Pre-Registration: (913) 696-5003. For updates to insurance or demographic information.
    • Financial Assistance: (816) 234-3567. For concerns regarding payment for the visit.
    • For specific questions regarding your visit or the provider, please call the clinic you are visiting.