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There are many ways you can help children and their families get the care they need.
At Boston Children’s, we consider you and your child integral parts of the care team—not simply recipients of care. We specialize in family-centered treatment, which means that from your first visit to our Tethered Spinal Cord Program, you’ll work with a team of professionals who are committed to meeting your child's medical and surgical needs while providing emotional, psychosocial and educational support for your family.
Please be sure you have the following information on hand:
Or, you will have the option to sign a waiver and pay a $250 waiver fee. (We recommend that you pay the waiver fee by check or credit card, as this will make stopping payment easier should you get a referral by the next business day after your child’s appointment. We are able to refund your waiver fee if you call us at 617-355-60008 with the necessary referral information by noon the next business day).
If you get a referral more than 24 hours after your child’s appointment, you will have to wait for your insurance company to pay for the claim. This may take up to 90 days. Your waiver fee will be automatically returned to you once the insurance company pays the claim. (Unfortunately, since this process is fully automated, we are unable to expedite the return of the fee.) If, after 90 days, you still have not received your refund, please call our billing company at 1-800-853-8110.
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