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When your child needs healthcare, you can relax knowing that Children's National offers a variety of payment options for families of all economic levels. We accept Medicaid & most private health plans.  

If you do not have health insurance, we can help you choose a health plan for your child and get insurance through the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Our Financial Assistance office is available to assist you in finding a payment solution.

For more information, please call our customer service representatives Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST at 301-572-3542 or toll free at 800-787-0021.

For families from other countries, our Global Services team can help assist you with all of your needs.

Major Health Plans Accepted at Children's National

Commercial Health Plans

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Virginia
  • Beech Street
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • ChoiceCare PPO (Humana)
  • Cigna Healthcare of the Mid Atlantic (includes Great West Healthcare)
  • Claimsbridge PPO
  • Conifer Health
  • First Health
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Multiplan/Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • UnitedHealthcare 

Military Health System Plans

Tricare Humana Military

Medicaid Managed Care or Public Health Plans

District of Columbia

  • AmeriHealth DC
  • Amerigroup DC
  • Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN)


  • Aetna Better Health of Maryland
  • Carefirst Community Plan of  Maryland
  • Kaiser Permanente Maryland Medicaid
  • Maryland Physicians Care
  • Priority Partners MCO
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Maryland
  • University of MD Health Partners 
  • Wellpoint (Amerigroup Maryland)


  • Aetna Better Health of Virginia 
  • Anthem HealthKeepers Plus
  • Kaiser Permanente Virginia Medicaid
  • Molina Heath Care of Virginia
  • Optima Health MCO
  • United Virginia Medicaid 
  • Virginia Premiere MCO

Federal Employee Plans

  • Alliance Health Plan
  • American Postal Workers Plan (APWU)
  • BlueCross/BlueShield Service Benefit Plan
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Mail Handlers
  • U.S. Family Health Plans (USFHP) Johns Hopkins
  • National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC)