Children's Hospital Colorado

Patient Cost Estimates: Available Online or by Phone

Want to know how much a service, procedure or test will cost?

Children’s Hospital Colorado is committed to giving you the tools you need to help plan for your child’s hospital visit, such as looking up out-of-pocket costs. You can now get estimates for certain procedures and check your benefits quickly and securely using the MyChart website or the MyChart mobile app.


Get a cost estimate online now

Good Faith Estimate Disclosure

For uninsured/self-pay patients:

Patients who don’t have insurance or who are not using their insurance have the right to receive a “Good Faith Estimate” explaining how much medical care will cost. This applies to appointments that are scheduled three or more days in advance. Upon scheduling your procedure or service, Children’s Colorado will send you a Good Faith Estimate in writing. If you have any questions about your Good Faith Estimate or the amounts billed, please contact the patient cost estimate specialists at 720-777-0720 Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or through email anytime.

To learn more about your right to receive a “Good Faith Estimate” under the federal No Surprises Act law, view this PDF document:

Call or email us for additional support

In addition to getting an estimate through our online tool, patient cost estimate specialists at Children's Colorado can also calculate the likely amount that is your family’s responsibility based on the scheduled service(s), insurance coverage and specific benefits, such as deductible and co-insurance. Please contact us if you have an appointment already scheduled, and know that these are just estimates and not guarantees of cost.

Estimates provided are only related to Children's Colorado charges, and do not include any bills you may receive from your physician or other providers who provide services to you while at a Children's Colorado location.

First, we strongly encourage you to consult with your health insurer to determine accurate information about your coverage and benefits, and to ensure that the services scheduled are "covered services." You may also need to contact your child's primary care provider's office to obtain specific diagnosis or procedure description.

Once you have that information, here are examples of the types of services we can provide estimates for:

  • Imaging, such as MRI scans, CT scans, X-rays and ultrasounds
  • Echocardiograms
  • Holter monitors
  • Office visits with specialists
  • Lab tests
  • Physical and occupational therapy
  • Partial hospitalization program

Calling to request a cost estimate from Children's Colorado

Patients and families interested in these services can call us at 720-777-0720 and have the following information on hand:

  • Patient's name
  • Date of birth
  • Date of service
  • Doctor or specialist's name
  • Insurance carrier, member ID and group number

Note that if you have the following coverages, there is no need to call for a cost estimate:

  • Primary or secondary Medicaid coverage
  • Tricare (contact Tricare directly for fee-schedule cost estimate)
  • CHP+ (the patient's responsibility is a copay only)

Contact the Patient Cost Estimate Team

Patient cost estimate specialists can be reached at 720-777-0720 Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or through email anytime.

Children's Colorado makes no guarantees regarding the accuracy of the estimate information provided. The estimate information provided by a patient cost estimate specialist is strictly an estimate of cost based on information provided by a parent or guardian and do not include, among other things, any unforeseen complications, additional tests or procedures and non-hospital related charges, any of which may increase the ultimate cost of the services provided.

Parents and families should understand that a final bill for services rendered at Children's Colorado may differ substantially from the information provided by a patient cost estimate specialist, and we shall not be liable for any inaccuracies.