Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Clinic

Insurance, Referrals and Authorization

Insurance

Children's Health Care Associates (CHCA) participates with most insurance carriers. If you are not sure whether CHCA participates with your insurance, please call the member service number on the back of your insurance card to verify. If you need to make payment arrangements, please call CHCA at 215- 567-2422.

Referrals/authorization for neurology

If your insurance requires referrals or authorization, please request them from your child's primary physician.

Referrals/authorization for the neurologist should be made out to CHCA/Neurology for evaluation and treatment. Your primary physician may require an NPI number for the referral. That number is 1205991361.

If your child requires additional laboratory studies and/or X-rays, you should have a separate referral made out to The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia or to the facility where your child will have the tests done.

Referrals/authorization for occupational and physical therapy

During your visit to the MS Clinic, your child may be seen by an Occupational Therapist and/or a Physical Therapist.

Occupational and physical therapy services:

Please contact your insurance company in advance to obtain the specifics of your child’s occupational and physical therapy benefit.

You will need the following information to verify the correct benefit detail when you call your insurance company:

Insurance Company CHOP NPI # CHOP Provider # CHOP Tax ID #
All companies 121-5921457 N/A 23-1352166
Horizon BCBS of NJ 121-5921457 393303 23-1352166
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPOs CHOP participates with our local BCBS PPO

 

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