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about your bill or
payment options, please contact 612-677-2899.

You have unique needs.

Our team is here to navigate options with you.

We partner with families who:
– are in a position to pay directly for services;
– are navigating insurance coverage and complexities;
– are curious about how to cover costs when resources are strained;
– are dealing with systems that create barriers to care.

The mental health care kids receive at Washburn Center for Children is a safety net. Community-based mental health care is for all kids and families who need us, period. You are our mission.

Make an online payment
You may make a one-time payment by choosing the QuickPay button or Create an Account to track payments and/or receive e-statements.

Pay Bill Online Button: https://www.personapay.com/washburn/login
Please note: Online pay requires the client’s ID# and billing zip code as listed on the client’s statement. This option is only available if there has been a statement generated for the client.

Make a payment by phone: 612-677-2899

  • If you have never received a statement or are having trouble with online payment, please call 612-677-2899.
  • If you have a question about client services, but not regarding billing, please call 612-871-1454 so we connect you to the right team member.

Make a payment in-person at our Minneapolis location:
Copays or balances can be at the front desk by cash, check or credit card.
Please note: We do not accept cash, check or credit card payments at the Edina and Brooklyn Park locations. 

Set up recurring payments:
If you would like payments to be deducted monthly from your credit/debit card: 

  • Fill out the Recurring Credit Card Pre-Authorization form. Link: https://washburn.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/Credit-Card-Pre-authorization-form.pdf
  • Return the form by:
    • Fax – 612-767-3835 
    • Mail – 1100 Glenwood Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55405
    • Please do not send any credit card information via email

Make a payment by mail

  • Be sure that the appropriate Client Account number and/or Client name are on the check, otherwise, your payment may not get applied correctly to the client’s account.
  • Mail payments to:
    1100 Glenwood Ave.
    Minneapolis, MN 55405

We offer an Adjusted Payment Plan for clients/families who are unable to pay their bill in full.  Sliding fee amounts are based on income and family size.

  • To see if you qualify, please complete the Adjusted Payment (Sliding Fee) Plan application form.
  • Return along with copies of your last two pay stubs or your most recent tax return to:
    • Fax 612-767-3835 or
    • Mail: 1100 Glenwood Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55405
    • Please do not send tax/paystub information via email

Insurance and coverage information

If you have more questions about our fees for services, please contact our Billing Department at 612-677-2899.

Washburn Center is committed to serving all community members without regard to race, religion, ethnicity, sex, gender or disability, at an affordable fee.

Fees for services vary depending on insurance and Washburn Center program. Clients may be responsible for some or all of these fees depending on the specific insurance policy and program used. Sliding fee applications are accepted and processed for families facing financial hardship, whether related to COVID-19 or not. Payment plans are available for all families regardless of income.

  • Aetna
  • America’s PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield/ Blue Plus
  • Carelon
  • Cigna
  • First Health Network
  • Great West
  • Health EZ
  • Health Partners
  • Hennepin Health
  • Medica
  • Medical Assistance/MHCP
  • Tricare (only certain providers are credentialed)
  • UCare
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare/United Behavioral Health
Washburn Center is considered Out-of-Network with the following payers (this is not a complete list):
  • Aliera Healthcare
  • Allied Benefit Systems
  • BAS Benefit Administrators
  • Fringe Benefit Group
  • Healthgram, Inc.
  • Magellan
  • Tall Tree Administrators

Washburn Center is NOT contracted with Medicare so, by their rules, we cannot accept Medicare clients regardless of the plan type.


Our Intensive In-home and Crisis Stabilization Programs are contracted with the following payers – MHCP/PMAP and Commercial Plans – (PLEASE NOTE: some PMAPs do not cover certain programs):

  • Aetna/First Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield 
  • Medica  
  • Health Partners/Cigna 
  • UCare 
  • UHC Commercial only 

DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) Programs are contracted with the following payers. PLEASE NOTE: some PMAPs do not cover certain programs:

  • Aetna/First Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Commercial only 
  • Medica Commercial only 
  • Health Partners Commercial only 
  • UCare PMAP and Commercial 
  • UHC Commercial only 

Case Management services are not billed to the client directly. State and County funding ensure clients are not responsible for fees. This does not apply to diagnostic assessments provided by a case manager. 

Outreach services are a free service provided by a Hennepin County contract and is only available to clients living in Hennepin County. 

If you have more specific questions about our fees for services, please reach out to our Billing Department at 612-677-2899.

If you have any questions or concerns about your bill please call 612-677-2899. If you wish to contest a bill or request a settlement amount please email Billing@washburn.org attention Billing Supervisor including a copy of the statement in question as well as the reasons you wish to contest the charges and/or amount of decrease in balance you are requesting.