Caring For Kids Patient Services

Caring for Kids Pediatrics, PA, cares about serving you better. We know how valuable your time is. This Patient Services area is designed to be a convenient way to obtain additional information about our practice.


Early Childhood Schedule of Visits

  THSteps Medical Checkup Periodicity Schedule for Infants, Children, and Adolescents - reccomended visit schedule from birth to fourteen.

Prescription Refills

Your prescriptions will be written at the time of your office visit. Refill request may be made through your pharmacy. Please be aware that for certain illnesses your refill may require an appointment. We will not prescribe any medications based on telephone consults. If this is an emergency medication please follow our Emergency Care instructions.

Referrals

Your physician will refer your child to a specialist if needed. The office will mail you a notification/authorization letter within 1 week of your visit. If you do not receive your notification letter within 1 week, please call the office.

Lab and X-Ray Results

Most lab and x-ray results will be available within 2 weeks. If you do not hear from your physician beyond that time period please call the office.

Forms, School, Sports, Other

Disability/Insurance, FMLA, Daycare, Copy of Immunizations, and Sports Physical Forms...There will be a charge of $10.00-$30.00 for the completion of medical forms. You will be informed of the exact cost prior to completion of each form. Payment is due at the time of pick up. Please allow 7-10 days for the completion of these forms. If you would like these forms mailed to you or your insurance company, payment will be due prior to mailing. Certain forms cannot be faxed.

Emergency Care

If your child has a life-threatening emergency, call 911. For minor emergencies and common illness after business hours feel free to call Methodist Children’s Hospital Call-A-Nurse line at 226-8773. For urgent (after hours) medical advice you may also call the clinic at 877-5600 to reach the physician on call through our answering service. If you must go to an emergency room we advise using a children’s emergency center such as Children’s Hospital of San Antonio or Methodist Children’s Hospital.

Medical Records

We will provide a copy of your medical records upon request. You will need to sign a letter of release prior to pick-up. Please allow 3-5 business days for us to copy your records. If you wish for your records to be mailed, there may be an associated fee to cover the mailing costs. You may be charged for additional copies of your medical record.

Hospital Affiliations

The Caring For Kids Doctors are on staff at:

  • Southwest General Hospital
  • Downtown Baptist Hospital
  • Methodist Metro Hospital
  • Christus Santa Rosa Children’s Hospital

Insurance

Currently we accept the following insurance plans:

  • Aetna
  • Aetna AHF PPO NAP
  • Aetna CHIP
  • Aetna Health
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Texas Medicaid
  • Allied Benefit Systems
  • ASRM, LLC
  • Assurant Health
  • Assurant Health/Cigna
  • Averde Health Inc. PPO Plan
  • Beech Street (MCO)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Boon-Chapman
  • California Iron Workers Trust Fund
  • Capitol Administrators
  • CBA
  • Century Healthcare
  • Champ VA
  • Cigna
  • Cigna Healthcare
  • Coastal Comp Health network
  • Community First
  • Community First CHIP
  • Community First Medicaid
  • Cooperative Benefit Admin.
  • Coventry Commercial POS
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Health Systems - PHCS
  • EBS, Inc.
  • Entrust
  • FCE Benefit Admin
  • First Health PPO
  • Fiserv Health Harrington
  • Foundation Benefits Admin, Web TPA
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Golden Rule Insurance Company
  • GPA
  • Great West Cigna
  • Great-West Healthcare
  • Group & Pension Administrators
  • Group Resources
  • Harrington Health
  • Health Assurance
  • Health Payors Organization (MCO)
  • Health Smart Benefit Solution
  • HealthCare Solutions Group
  • HealthEZ
  • HealthFirst TPA
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Humana POS
  • Humana PPO
  • IAA
  • Independent Medical Systems
  • International Benefits Administrators
  • InterPlan Health Network
  • Pacificare HMO
  • PIA Beechstreet
  • PHCS Savility PPO
  • Principal Life Financial Group
  • Professional Benefit Administrators, Inc
  • San Antonio Employers Health Alliance
  • SRC Medical Claims
  • Superior Health Plan
  • Superior Health Plan CHIP
  • Texas Medicaid
  • Texas True Choice
  • The Loomis Company
  • The Mail Handlers Benefit Plan
  • The MEGA Life & Health Insurance Company
  • Three Rivers Provider Network (PPO)
  • TML
  • Tower Life Ins Co
  • Transamerica
  • Tricare-Standard
  • TrueChoice
  • UMR
  • Unicare
  • United Claim Solutions
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare of Texas
  • United Medical Resources
  • Universal Fidelity Life Insurance Company
  • USA Managed Care Organization (PPO)
  • VIAcare - PHCS
  • VIAcare - Texas True Choice
  • WEB-TPA
  • Medicaid including:
    • Traditional Medicaid
    • Aetna Medicaid
    • Community First Medicaid
    • Superior Health Plan Medicaid
If you do not see your health plan/insurance plan listed please contact our office to confirm acceptance.

Financial Policy

Our Financial Policy is available for download on the Forms & Policies page.