• Medicare Advantage Plans in Cook County, IL

    Plans by State | Medicare Advantage Plans in Illinois | Medicare Advantage Plans in Cook County, IL

    Are you looking for a Medicare Advantage plan in Cook County, IL? Clear Spring Health offers Medicare Advantage plan options with robust medical coverage and broad provider networks. Start your search by entering your zip code below. You’ll see all the plans available in your area. If you want more information on Medicare services, such as transportation or adult care services, read on to find out what services are offered in the Cook County, IL area.


    Medicare Advantage plans in Cook County, IL are offered by private insurance companies. These plans include medical coverage as well as prescription drug, vision and dental benefits.

    Cook County is one of the largest counties in the US, so there are lots of plans to choose from. Over 240,000 Cook County residents enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans last year. There are 45 unique plans in the area offering:

    An average monthly premium of $9, with premiums ranging from $0 to $166 per month
    An average deductible of $70.37.
    Out of pocket maximums ranging from $2500 to $6700.

    With so many plans to choose from, you can select the kind of plan that best matches your needs. The types of plans available in Cook County, IL, include:

    HMO (Health Maintenance Organization) plans: This plan is the most popular Medicare Advantage plan in Cook County, IL. With low premiums, it’s an ideal plan for many seniors.
    PPO (Preferred Provider Organization) plans: This plan has higher premiums and offers more comprehensive coverage. This plan also makes it easier to access out-of-network providers such as specialists.
    Regional PPO plans: This plan is similar to a PPO plan, but includes an even larger network. Most regional PPO plans can provide in-network care across the entire state.
    PFFS (Private Fee For Service) plans: This plan offers the most flexibility since you don’t need to access in-network care. Instead, you can find providers that accept your insurance, and access care from a larger network of providers.

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    Transportation Services

    Staying active and mobile is a great way to maintain your overall health. However, getting around can be tough if you don’t have your own vehicle. Cook County, IL residents can access a number of transportation services to make it easier to get around. Some of these transportation services may be covered by your Medicare Advantage plan.

    You can access a database of transportation services from the Cook County Sheriff’s office.
    Homewatch CareGivers offers seniors transportation services to appointments, or shopping trips. 1-847-616-5600
    Chicago Department of Family & Support Services also provides a transportation service. 312.663.4357

    Adult Care Services

    Adult day services can foster independence, and help you live a healthy life at home. Some Medicare Advantage plans offer coverage for adult care services such as adult day centers and home care services.

    Adult Day Center

    Adult day centers provide a safe place for adults during the day. If you live alone, need some help with basic tasks, or just need extra company, an adult day center can help you maintain your independence while still getting the care you need. The Illinois Department on Aging offers adult day center programs to seniors over the age of 65. Call the Senior Help Line at 1-800-252-8966 to find out more about the Communicate Care Program.

    You can find a complete online directory of adult day centers from the Illinois Care Planning Council.

    Home Care Services

    If you need additional help in the home, you can get home care services in Cook County, IL. Trained nursing staff will assist you with the tasks of daily life, or an aid can help you with your daily cooking and shopping. There are a number of home care provider in Cook County, including:

    Home Instead Senior Care: 888-673-1166
    Right at Home: 877-697-7537

    Healthcare and Family Services provides additional information on how to access home care services in your area.

    Adult Care Services Additional Resources

    Adult Day Center
    Get a complete list of adult day services from the Illinois Care Planning Council.
    See Illinois Department on Aging programs.
    Home Care Services
    Find a complete list of home care services from the Illinois Care Planning Council.
    Access additional care information and caregiver support from AgeOptions.

    City of Chicago Resources

    Chicago Senior Services
    Home Delivered Meals for adults over the age of 60.
    Transportation Services
    Door-to-Door transportation services.
    Emergency medical transportation services.
    Senior Centers
    Find more information on regional senior centers in your area.

    Senior Resource Guide

    The Senior Resource Guide provides additional resource guides on a number of topics, including:

    Senior Housing
    Health at Home
    Health Services
    Professional Services
    Community Resources

    Cook County Additional Resources

    Illinois Department of Health and Human Services: 1-800-843-6154
    Department of Public Health: 312-814-2793
    Department on Aging: 1-800-252-8966
    County Care: 312-864-8200
    Senior Care: 1-800-294-9621

    City of Chicago Additional Resources

    City of Chicago Senior Services: 312-744-4016
    City of Chicago Caregiving Assistance: online resource for caregivers.

    Contact Us

    Whether you’re choosing a Medicare Advantage plan or need help understanding what’s covered in your plan, we can help. Call Clear Spring Health at 1-877-364-4566 between 8am and 8pm, and find out more about Medicare.

    References
    Community Care Program
    https://www2.illinois.gov/aging/programs/ccp/Pages/default.aspx
    Health Maintenance Organization (HMO)
    https://www.medicare.gov/sign-up-change-plans/types-of-medicare-health-plans/medicare-advantage-plans/health-maintenance-organization-hmo
    Illinois Home Care Services
    http://www.careillinois.net/list03_IL_home_health_care_services.htm
    Medicare Advantage Plans in Chicago, IL
    https://www.medicareadvantage.com/plans-by-state/illinois/cook
    Medicare Supplement Premium Comparison Guide
    https://www2.illinois.gov/aging/ship/Documents/ChicagoMedSupWeb.pdf
    Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)
    https://www.medicare.gov/sign-up-change-plans/types-of-medicare-health-plans/preferred-provider-organization-ppo
    Private Free-for-Service (PFFS) Plans
    https://www.medicare.gov/sign-up-change-plans/types-of-medicare-health-plans/private-fee-for-service-pffs-plans

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    Clear Spring Health has a contract with Medicare to offer PPO, HMO, and PDP Plans. Eon Health has a contract with the Georgia Medicaid program and a contract with the South Carolina Medicaid program. Enrollment in these plans depends on contract renewal.

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