Standard Charges

Charge Description Master


The charge description master (CDM) for Shriners Hospitals for Children is made available for your inspection based on 2718(e) of the Public Health Service Act and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Fiscal Year 2019 Inpatient Prospective Payment System Final Rule, 83 Federal Reg. 41144 (Aug. 17, 2018).

The CDM file is provided for information purposes only and should not be used in an attempt to estimate or determine the actual cost of services provided at Shriners Hospitals for Children. The charges found in the file are the same for all patients at a particular location, regardless of insurance provider; however, the amount received by Shriners Hospitals for Children may vary by payer, and factors such as the patient’s comorbidities, or, if the procedure was performed in an inpatient or outpatient setting.

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Shriners Hospitals for Children is changing lives every day through innovative pediatric specialty care, world-class research and outstanding medical education. Our health care system provides advanced care for children with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate.

Shriners Hospitals for Children is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and relies on the generosity of donors. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law.

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Shriners Hospitals for Children® (SHC) is committed to maintaining patient confidentiality and recognizes its patients’ rights to expect that their medical records and information about their care will be kept confidential. SHC has implemented policies and procedures to comply with HIPAA privacy and security regulations as well as state laws governing confidentiality. To view SHC’s Notice of Privacy Practices click here.


Nondiscrimination Policy

As a recipient of Federal financial assistance, Shriners Hospitals for Children does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability in admission to, participation in, or receipt of the services and benefits under any of its programs and activities, whether carried out by Shriners Hospitals for Children directly or through a contractor or any other entity with which Shriners Hospitals for Children arranges to carry out its programs and activities.


Financial Assistance

Shriners Hospitals for Children is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.  Shriners Hospitals for Children is committed to providing specialized care to children with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, cleft lip and palate, and certain other special health care needs, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. 

You may ask for assistance with your hospital bill at any time during your hospital stay or, throughout the billing process.