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.
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.
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.
If your child has a life-threatening emergency, call 911. For minor emergencies and common illnesses call our office during regular business hours. After hours feel free to call Methodist Children's Call-A-Nurse at 226-8773. For urgent (after hours) medical advice you may also call the clinic at 877-5600. If you must go to an emergency room we advise using a Children's Emergency Center such as Christus Santa Rosa or Methodist Children's.
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.
The Caring For Kids Doctors are on staff at:
- Southwest General Hospital
- Downtown Baptist Hospital
- Methodist Metro Hospital
- Christus Santa Rosa Children’s Hospital
Currently we accept the following insurance plans:
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna PPO
- Aetna Medicaid
- Averde Health Plan
- BCBS HMO
- BCBS PPO, Blue Choice PPO
- Cigna HMO and PPO
- Coastal Comp Health Network
- Community First HMO/Commercial/CHIP/Medicaid STAR
- Coventry Health Care
- Employers Health Network (EHN)
- First Health PPO & CCN Mgd Care PPO
- Foundation Benefits Administrators
- Great West Healthcare of Texas, Inc.
- Group & Pension Administrators
- Health Payors Organization (MCO) (owned by Interplan)
- HealthSmart Preferred Care, Inc.
- Humana HMO and PPO
- Integrated Medical Systems
- Interplan Health Network (formerly Accountable Health Plans)
- Innovative Health
- MedCorp Southwest, Inc.
- Medicaid of Texas
- Multiplan, Inc.
- Pacificare HMO
- Pacificare PPO
- San Antonio Employer's Health Alliance (SAEHA) (Employer)
- Superior Health Plan
- Superior Health Plan CHIP
- Texas True Choice
- Tower Life Insurance Co.
- United Healthcare HMO and PPO
- United Medical Resources
- VIA Care
- Wells Fargo TPA
- Medicaid including:
- Traditional Medicaid
- Aetna Medicaid
- Community First Medicaid
- Superior Health Plan Medicaid
Our Financial Policy is available for download on the Forms & Policies page.