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.
Plans with Limited Benefit Coverage:
Prime Healthcare (Anthem Blue Cross)
Plans that currently exclude Children's Mercy:
Ambetter from Home State Health Plan (MO)
Ambetter from Sunflower Health Plan (KS)
Blue Access (BCBS of Kansas City)
BlueCare/BlueChoice/SolutionsChoice (BCBS of Kansas)
Blue Select (BCBS of Kansas City)
HealthPartners at UnityPoint Health
Mercy Anthem Alliance EPO (Anthem BCBS)
Anthem Pathway/Pathway X (KS locations only)
Orscheln Industries utilizing HealthSCOPE
All Medicaid and managed Medicaid plans outside of the states of Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma
Beacon Health Options (formerly Value Options)
Mercy Managed Behavioral Health
Dental Health & Wellness Network offered through Sunflower Health Plan (KS Medicaid) and Home State Health Plan (MO Medicaid).
TheraMatrix (BCBS of Michigan)
March Vision Care, offered through United Healthcare Community Plan - Missouri, United Healthcare Community Plan - Kansas, and Missouri Care (MO Medicaid)
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 750 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
is an independent, 354-bed pediatric health system, serving half a million patients each year from across the country. Children's Mercy has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of "America's Best Children's Hospitals" and received Magnet® recognition three times for excellence in nursing services. In affiliation with the University of Missouri-Kansas City, our faculty of more than 700 pediatric subspecialists and researchers is actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research and educating the next generation of pediatric subspecialists. And, our leadership in pediatric genomic medicine and clinical pharmacology is driving research and innovation in heart care, neonatology, hematology/oncology and other subspecialties to transform outcomes for children here and around the world.