Understanding health care costs, hospital bills and insurance can be confusing. With the following tool on this page, we aim to help you make informed financial decisions about your child’s health care. Use our estimator to understand how much a common exam or procedure will cost or refer to the pricing list for other standard hospital services.
The information here will help you determine estimated out-of-pocket costs associated with your own health care services. Physician costs are not included in these tools at this time.
Anticipate your out-of-pocket cost of care for your child’s upcoming office visit, procedure or other service. You’ll need to enter your insurance information to get the best estimate.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why is this information available?
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is committed to price transparency and helping families understand their child’s cost of care. The tool on this page provides information about hospital charges and allows you to get an estimate for specific services.
What is covered in an estimate?
All medical and surgical services, medications, room charges, radiology services or lab charges. Prices for physician services will not be included in this estimate.
Will this estimate cover everything or could there be additional costs?
These tool allow families to anticipate hospital charges, however, estimated prices are not exact nor are they guaranteed. There could be additional charges based on the level of care your child needs. For example, your child may need to have a hospital stay extended, receive unplanned treatments, or undergo more tests and services.
What if a service my child needs is not listed?
Please call 323-361-5941 and a financial counselor will assist you with a price estimate for that service.
Are there any discounts for self-pay or cash payment?
For scheduled procedures and services, you will receive a 40% discount off your final charges.
Will I be billed for a facility charge even if it’s a virtual appointment?
Telehealth visits will include a facility charge, even though you were not physically at the clinic.
I’m an international patient. Can I use this estimator tool?
This tool is intended only for patients and families currently living in the United States. If you are an international patient, the Center for Global Health at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles has a dedicated team to help you navigate all aspects of care, including obtaining estimated medical costs. Please call +1-323-361-8737 or email email@example.com for more information.
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