Pay Your Bill

Patients at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital may receive separate bills for services provided by the health care team. Whether as part of a hospital stay, emergency care, or doctor’s office visit more than one bill may be sent based on the date and the type of service.

For your convenience, we offer several methods for paying your bill. Payments can be made online, in person, or over the phone. The service areas you may receive a bill from are listed below.

 

Physician Services Charges

If you are paying a bill for physician services from Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists  (NCPS) and received a statement like this:

physician charges Statement.

 
 

Facility or Ancillary Charges

If you are paying a bill for facility or ancillary charges from Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and received a statement like this:

Hospital Charges Statement

 

Billing of Other Services

Payment of charges that are not covered by the patient's insurance carrier (e.g: co-pays and deductibles) are due prior to the time of discharge.

For the convenience of the parent or guardian, the hospital accepts checks, and the following credit cards: Visa, MasterCard, AmericanExpress, Discover.

The following services are not reflected in the hospital statement, these services are billed to the family directly:

  • Anesthesiologists
  • Pathologists
  • Non-employed surgeons
  • Private practice physician(s)

Please refer to contracted partners and physician groups for more information.

Financial Assistance

In an effort to assist parents and legal guardians with the financial aspects of a child's hospitalization, Nicklaus Children's Hospital Patient Financial Services Department is available to process billing to insurance carriers when applicable, and explain statements and charges to the financially responsible parties.

Parents or guardians are encouraged to contact the financial counselors from the Patient Financial Services Department during the patient's stay in the hospital to expedite the discharge process.

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