Preparing for Your Visit


Easing Your Visit

Tips on how to prepare for appointments, treatments and surgery

Visiting guidelines

In This Section:

Your First Visit

We understand keeping up with your child’s medical needs can be tough, so we have provided information to help you prepare for your visit and complete registration.

Insurance and Billing

We've provided information about payment options, the billing process, accepted health plans, medical records, and financial assistance.

Having Surgery: What to Expect

In an effort to prepare children and families for their upcoming surgery, we have this helpful guide.

Virtual Tours

Many questions race through their minds before visiting the hospital or having surgery. Our online tours will prepare you and your child for your care at Children's National.

Talking to Your Child

At Children’s National, we understand going to the hospital can be a scary experience for children – and their siblings – so we have provided information to help your family how to talk about hospitalization with your children.

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Children's National in Your Neighborhood

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Did you know Children’s National has more than 50 locations throughout the region? Find one that’s convenient for your family.

Find a Children's Location Near You