Insurance Matters: United Healthcare Community Plan in DE and NJ

There have been a lot of questions regarding the United Healthcare Community Plans available in the tri-state region. The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and its Care Network are fully participating with the United Healthcare Community Plans of both Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and we have established a process where the Delaware plan members may access some services at CHOP. If you have questions about referring a patient, please contact your physician liaison or visit our Financial Matters page for additional insurance information.

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Clinical Guidelines: Evaluating Children with Community-acquired Pneumonia

Learn about the management of community-acquired pneumonia in infants and children and the treatment recommendations based on the severity of your patient’s condition.

Community-acquired pneumonia pathway »

Outpatient Adolescent Medicine Specialty Care Services

Physicians in CHOP’s Division of Adolescent Medicine are available to provide outpatient consultation to primary care physicians, specialists and other healthcare providers on adolescent medical issues, including:

  • Menstrual and other gynecologic problems
  • Contraceptive methods
  • Testing and treatment of STDs
  • Eating and feeding disorders
  • Gender identity and sexual development issues
  • Supporting diagnosis and management of uncomplicated depression and anxiety

To schedule a consultation, call 267-426-5980.

May Is Viral Hepatitis Awareness Month

CHOP has a dedicated Viral Hepatitis Clinical Care Program, led by Jessica Wen, MD, that offers information about screening, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of the five most common types of viral hepatitis. Today’s treatment options for viral hepatitis have improved and are more easily tolerated. Interferon-free, all oral regimens for pediatric patients are on the horizon. Learn more about screening your patients for viral hepatitis »

Pediatric Anorectal Continence Evaluation (PACE) Program

CHOP’s PACE Program offers comprehensive treatment options for children with bowel management needs related to anorectal malformation, Hirschsprung’s disease and myelomeningocele. Learn more »

Access Updates: Saturday Appointment Hours for Cardiac Patients

The Cardiac Center offers Saturday appointment hours for patients at both Main Campus in Philadelphia and Specialty Care Centers in Voorhees and King of Prussia. Call 215-590-4040 to refer a patient.

A variety of CHOP specialists have expanded Saturday hours for the convenience of families seeking more flexibility. Be sure to ask when referring or setting up an appointment.

Professional Education Opportunities

CHOP specialists will be making the rounds in your communities this spring and summer with several continuing medical education lectures and dinners, including an upcoming CHOP Talks CME event in Springfield, PA focused on the treatment of dermatitis. Contact Abe Cooperman at 267-426-2506 or for more details. See our full CME calendar for additional educational events in your community.



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Don't Forget to TRY-CHOP: Line Open for Both Physicians and Families

Have you tried our new Clinician Priority Phone Line yet? Call 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467) and press 2 to be connected to the on-call physician or nurse practitioner in the CHOP program you specify. Patient families can also use this line and press 1 for assistance.