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When your child needs health care, you can relax knowing that Children's National offers a variety of payment options for families of all economic levels. We accept Medicaid and most private health plans.  

If you do not have health insurance, we can help you choose a health plan for your child, 'get insurance through the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Our Financial Assistance office is available to assist you in finding a payment solution.

For more information, please call our customer service representatives  Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST at 301-572-3542 or toll free at 800-787-0021.

For families from other countries, our Global Services can help assist you with all of your needs.

Health Plans Accepted

Commercial Health Plans

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Virginia
  • Beech Street (includes Viant)
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • ChoiceCare (Humana)
  • Cigna Healthcare of the Mid Atlantic (includes Great West Healthcare)
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • Coventry National PPO
  • First Health (owned by Coventry)
  • GMC Healthcare
  • InforMed (owned by Conifer Health Solutions)
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Multiplan/Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • UnitedHealthcare (All except Medicare)

Military Health System Plans

Tricare HealthNet Federal Services

Medicaid Managed Care or Public Health Plans

District of Columbia

  • AmeriHealth DC
  • Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN)
  • MedStar Family Choice DC
  • Trusted


  • Amerigroup Maryland
  • Kaiser Permanente Maryland Medicaid
  • Maryland Physicians Care
  • Priority Partners MCO
  • Riverside Health
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Maryland


  • Anthem HealthKeepers Plus
  • INTotal Health (formerly Amerigroup Virginia)
  • Kaiser Permanente Virginia Medicaid

Federal Employee Plans

  • Alliance Health Plan
  • American Postal Workers Plan (APWU)
  • BlueCross/BlueShield Service Benefit Plan
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Mail Handlers
  • National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC)