Information needed to request an appointment

In order to help us serve you, please have the following information ready before you call for an appointment:

Who

  • What is the name of the clinic and/or doctor at Children's Hospital the child is supposed to see?
  • Who is the child's main doctor? Is this the same doctor who is sending the child to Children's Hospital? If not, what is that doctor's name?
  • Are there any tests that need to be scheduled? If so, has the child's main doctor faxed the order to Central Scheduling at (414) 607-5288?

When

  • When does the doctor want the child to be seen?

Why

  • Why does the doctor want the child to be seen?

Information about the patient and parent/guardian

  • Patient: name, date of birth, social security number, address and telephone number
  • Parent/legal guardian: name, date of birth, social security number, address and telephone numbers (home and work)

Insurance card

  • Insurance company name and mailing address for claims
  • Subscriber (policy holder), policy or identification numbers
  • Group name and number

Insurance authorization

If the child's insurance requires a referral, it is the parent's responsibility to obtain the referral from the child's main doctor authorizing treatment by a specialist.