Children's Health Center

Providing Quality Primary Health Care to Uninsured and Underinsured Children

Through its nurse managed Children’s Health Center in Abington VNA provides quality primary health care to uninsured and underinsured children.

The Children’s Health Center of VNA is a “medical home” for children who otherwise would not seek health care except on an emergency basis or would find it difficult to receive care.

Care includes: routine well-child care, immunizations, school and sport physicals, treatment of the sick child, parenting education, home visits when necessary and referral support. An important component of the care is assisting families to obtain free or low-cost health insurance for children.

Payment Options

The fees for VNA services to children are significantly discounted and well below the cost to provide the care.

In the Children’s Health Center, charges are generally paid by Medical Assistance HMO’s. VNA currently accepts the following insurance:

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health
  • Aetna Better Health CHIP
  • HealthPartners
  • KidzPartners
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Independence Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Keystone Health Plan East CHIP
  • Keystone Health Plan East Commercial
  • Keystone First Health Plan
  • PA Medical Assistance
  • UnitedHealthcare MA
  • UnitedHealthcare CHIP

Uninsured children are welcome for care.

 

pediatric nurse

Our nurse managed Children’s Health Center provides primary care to uninsured and underinsured children.

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