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There are many ways you can help children and their families get the care they need.
Planning ahead and being prepared for your visit may help ease the way and help decrease your wait time. Filling out paperwork below before your appointment assists us in making sure that your appointment is as productive as possible.
Below we have provided a useful checklist and forms to help you prepare for your appointment.
Check with your primary care provider to see if an insurance referral is required for your visit and bring the appropriate referral forms and authorization numbers with you.
Bring the name and complete address of your child's primary care provider.
Bring your child's medical records: growth chart, immunization records, x-rays, blood tests, skin test results, and medications.
Bring the filled out Allergy New Patient History form.
Bring your Asthma Control Test form for 4 to 11 year old children or for 12 years and older (if you have ever been diagnosed with asthma).
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If you are unable to keep your appointment or need to reschedule, please call us at 617-355-6117.
When you arrive to your appointment, please check in at the front desk. There, one of our staff will verify your personal information and collect the co-payment for your visit. You will then be asked for the Allergy New Patient History Form and the Asthma Control Test form if you have ever been diagnosed with asthma. To save time at check-in, print and fill out these forms ahead of time and bring them with you.
You may be asked if you are willing to have your child participate in a clinical research study or clinical trial. All clinical research is approved by the Boston Children’s Hospital Institutional Review Board (IRB). Participation in any research study at Children’s Hospital is always voluntary.
After one of our providers has seen you, please make sure you get your:
At any time, please do not hesitate to ask one of our staff for assistance or information.
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