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If you have a child, make sure your plan includes Children's Mercy

Does your insurance plan include Children's Mercy?

Navigating your family's health insurance plan coverage can be complicated, especially now with all of the options available in the new health insurance exchanges. But one thing is simple. If you have a child, make sure your plan includes Children's Mercy.

Find a plan that includes Children's Mercy

Get a full list of insurance plans that have contracts with Children's Mercy. Covered services and programs vary by insurance plan and employer and the Missouri Department of Insurance anticipates many plans will have networks with fewer providers. It is important to check with your insurance plan for your specific benefits and coverage for services at Children's Mercy.

Most insurance plans include the essential clinical care available only at Children's Mercy, but a few do not, including:

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These Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City plans:

  • BlueSelect Plan
  • BlueSelect Basic
These Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas plans:
  • Kansas Solutions
These Health & Behavioral plans:
  • Magellan Healthcare
UnitedHealthcare Compass


  • Dental Health & Wellness Network, offered through Sunflower Health Plan (KS) and Home State Health Plan (MO)
  • Scion Dental (plan offered through Amerigroup and UnitedHealthcare Community Plan)


  • March Vision Network, offered through Healthcare USA and Missouri Care
  • Ocular Benefits (plan offered through Amerigroup)

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Why choose Children’s Mercy?

Children's Mercy is ranked as one of America's best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. With our world-renowned Genome Center, the region's only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and more than 700 pediatric specialists in 40 specialties, we're the region's only hospital completely focused on treating kids — all in an environment specifically designed for the way kids need to be treated. As the region's only children's hospital, Children's Mercy is an essential provider to the community. There are many reasons our families come here, community providers refer to Children's Mercy and insurance plans cover our services including:

  • 90% of all pediatric specialists (physicians only) in the Kansas City metro are at Children's Mercy
  • Children's Mercy has 40 areas of specialties, 19 of which are only offered in the Kansas City metro by pediatric subspecialists at Children's Mercy
  • U.S. News and World Report ranks Children's Mercy as one of the best children's hospitals, ranking us in 10 specialties: cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology, neonatology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopaedics, pulmonology and urology
  • 89 of the 90 Best Doctors in a pediatric subspecialty are from Children's Mercy according to the Kansas City Business Journal's 2015 Best Doctors®
  • Of the 92 pediatric subspecialists listed in 435 South 2015 Best Doctors, 91 are from Children's Mercy.
  • Children's Mercy was the first hospital in Missouri and Kansas designated a Magnet® organization, nursing's highest honor from the American Nurses Credentialing Center