Connecticut Children’s Medical Center’s main campus is located at 282 Washington Street in Hartford, Connecticut.

Understanding the Different Fees

At Connecticut Children’s, there are three groups of providers caring for you/your child. This page will help you understand how the Medical Center, Specialty Group, and other service providers work together and how the services you/your child receives may affect your bill.

Hospital (the “Medical Center”)

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center (the “Medical Center”) offers inpatient and outpatient hospital services. These services are offered at the Medical Center in Hartford and other satellite locations. Many of the hospital services include the use of expensive equipment that the Medical Center possesses and maintains. The outpatient hospital services may include:

  • Emergency room services
  • Rehabilitation services (such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and audiology)
  • Imaging services (such as x-rays, ultrasounds, CTs, MRIs, EKGs)
  • Day surgery services
  • Clinical nutrition services
  • Clinical endocrinology services
  • Clinical hematology/oncology
  • Clinical gastroenterology infusions
  • Urodynamic Studies
  • Cardiology Diagnostic Services
  • Pulmonary Function Services
  • Other specialized services (such as chemotherapy infusion services, etc.)

The addresses of these satellite locations are: (Need to add the location for the Pulmonary Function and Diagnostic Cardiology Services

  • 282 Washington Street, Hartford (Main Hospital Campus)
  • 56 Franklin Street, Waterbury (Saint Mary’s Hospital Campus)
  • 85 Seymour Street, Hartford (Pulmonary Function Services)
  • 80 Seymour Street, Hartford (Hartford Hospital NICU)
  • 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington (UCONN Health Center NICU)
  • 505 Farmington Avenue, Farmington (Ambulatory Surgery, Endocrinology)
  • 399 Farmington Avenue, Farmington (Gastroenterology, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy)
  • 105-A Newtown Road, Danbury (Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Radiology, Rheumatology*)
  • 95 Reef Road, Fairfield (Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Sleep Medicine)
  • 310 Western Boulevard, Glastonbury (Endocrinology, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Radiology, Rheumatology*)
  • 4 Corporate Drive, Suite 282, Shelton (Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Rheumatology*)
  • 10 Birdseye Road, Farmington (Gastroenterology)

* Rheumatology effective Spring, 2020

Connecticut Children’s is committed to patient experience and will not be charging Medical Center Evaluation and Management (E&M) facility fees to patients seen in outpatient hospital departments.

Physician (the “Specialty Group”)

Connecticut Children’s Specialty Group (the “Specialty Group”) is a pediatric physician group that provides primary
care and specialty physician services. If you/your child is treated by a physician, nurse practitioner or physician assistant
(other than a radiologist or anesthesiologist) during a practice visit, during certain outpatient hospital department services or while in the hospital, you/your child is receiving physician services. These physician services are provided at the Medical Center in Hartford and other satellite locations.

Other Services

Other service providers may also be involved in providing care for you/your child. The Medical Center and Specialty
Group have contracts with these providers to perform the services. Examples of these services include:

  • A radiologist from Jefferson Radiology who interprets you/your child’s x-ray results
  • An anesthesiologist from Integrated Anesthesia Associates  who provides anesthesia services to you/your child during a surgery or procedure
  • A clinical laboratory (Quest Diagnostics) that performs tests on you/your child’s clinical specimens (such as blood, urine, etc.)
  • A pathologist from Hartford Pathology Associates who analyzes a tissue sample that is received after surgery

Fees

We recognize that your time is valuable and want you/your child to be able to receive all of you/your child’s services in one visit. As
such, it is possible that you may receive physician services, hospital services and/or other services during the same visit.

If you/your child receives inpatient or outpatient hospital services during a visit, the Medical Center will send a bill for the hospital services.

If you/your child receives any physician services during a practice visit, during certain outpatient hospital department services or while you/your child is in the hospital, the Specialty Group will send a bill for the physician services.

If you/your child receives care or other services from a provider during a visit (other than from the Medical Center or
Specialty Group), each of those other service providers will send a bill for their services.

Your Bill

If you/your child receives hospital services, physician services and/or other services in the same visit; you will receive one
bill from each. Examples include:

  • Seeing a cardiologist (Specialty Group) for a follow-up care visit and receiving an echocardiogram (Medical Center).
  • Seeing an orthopedist (Specialty Group) for an outpatient visit, receiving an x-ray (Medical Center), and then having a radiologist (other service providers) interpret the x-ray.
  • Receiving services in the emergency room (Medical Center) by an emergency medicine physician (Specialty Group).
  • Having a urologist (Specialty Group) and anesthesiologist (other service providers) perform outpatient surgery in the ambulatory surgery center (Medical Center).
  • Seeing a sports medicine physician (Specialty Group) and physical therapist (Medical Center), receiving an x-ray (Medical Center), having a radiologist (other service providers) interpret the x-ray, and having blood drawn for lab tests (other service providers).

Questions

If you have specific questions regarding you/your health insurance coverage, please contact your insurance carrier.

If you have questions about:

  • the services you/your child received or is scheduled to receive
  • you/your bill
  • financial assistance
  • financial billing arrangements

Contact our financial counselors Monday — Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 860.545.8086.

Visit the following links for questions regarding:

You can request information about the cost of a diagnostic test or procedure and our hospital’s quality ratings by contacting a financial counselor at 860.545.8086, option 4.

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