The scheduler will require that you provide your insurance information at the time of scheduling. This helps Children’s Mercy know if your insurance plan is in-network or out-of-network. Providing insurance at the time of scheduling will also allow us to abide by the No Surprises Act.
We will ask you to make a payment prior to your service. This may be during a conversation with a member of our Financial Clearance team over the phone or at the time of your appointment. The amount requested will vary based on the service your child is receiving. A few select examples are provided below, however this is not an inclusive list.
If you have a co-pay, we will collect your co-pay.
If you don’t have a co-pay, we will collect a $50.00 payment towards your remaining deductible/co-insurance.
For x-rays and ultrasounds, we will collect a $100.00 payment towards your remaining deductible/co-insurance.
For CTs or MRIs, we will provide you an a customized patient estimate and request that you pay the estimated patient responsibility in full.
We will provide you an a customized patient estimate and request that you pay the estimated patient responsibility in full.
We encourage you to contact the Children’s Mercy Financial Counseling team. They can help both uninsured and underinsured patients and families apply for financial resources for services that are eligible.