Patient cost estimate specialists at Children's Hospital Colorado can 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.
At this time estimates are not available for services that have not been scheduled. Estimates provided are only related to your hospital bill, 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 a examples of the types of services we can provide estimates for:
- Imaging, such as MRI scans, CT scans, X-rays and ultrasounds
- Holter monitors
- Office visits with specialists
- Lab tests
- Physical and occupational therapy
- Partial hospitalization program
Requesting a cost estimate from Children's Hospital 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 price 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. – 4:30 p.m. or through email anytime.
Children's Hospital Colorado makes no guarantees regarding the accuracy of the pricing information provided. The pricing information provided by a patient cost estimate specialist is strictly an estimate of prices 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.