344 University Blvd., West, Suite 112 Silver Spring, MD 20901 tele: 301.593.5440 fax: 301.593.5501

Forms and Policies

Payment Policies:
Full payment of deductibles, co-insurance or co-payments is expected at the time of service. Self-pay patients are expected to provide payment in full at the time of service.  Sunshine Pediatrics accepts cash, Visa, MasterCard and Discover.  Personal checks are not accepted.  Patients must present their insurance identification card at EACH visit. Some of the insurances accepted are:  Aetna, Carefirst, Amerigroup, Medstar, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, and United Healthcare, to name a few.

Missed Appointments:
Missed appointments represent a cost to us, to you, and to other patients who could have been seen during your scheduled time slot.  Please call at least 24hours in advance to cancel an appointment.  There will be a charge for missed appointments.

Referrals:

If your insurance contract requires a referral for consult or treatment by a specialist or for ancillary services such as physical therapy or radiology procedures, you must receive the referral from our office before seeing a specialist.  Patients are required to consult with their primary care physician prior to requesting a referral.  Except in true emergencies, you must allow five business days for our office to complete the referral.


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