Health insurance has become a necessary commodity in everyone’s life. Given the state of increasing health diseases, it is a must to have a health insurance. It is an insurance coverage that bears the individual’s surgical and medical expenses. The individual who pays a fixed amount of money every year, for health coverage is known as insured. Medicare provides you with numerous insurance plans at Illinois. Best Medicare insurance plans in Illinois are divided into the following categories:

  1. Medicare Part A-Hospital Insurance

This package covers the hospitalization services from providers of health care who only accept coverage of Original Medicare. It also covers inpatient care in hospitals. Only a partial coverage of approved cost is provided by Medicare Part A plan. Apart from the initial three pints of blood every year, this plan takes care of all the remaining charges.

It also provides various services like Skilled Nursing Facility, also known as SNF, room services, wound care, tube feedings. If you are need of a home service and require a skilled service, Medicare covers that part of the services too. This plan believes the idea of cost-sharing such as co-insurances, deductibles, etc.

  1. Medicare Part B- Medical insurance

It covers the outpatient medical services that include preventive care like diabetes screening, flu, vaccines and regular doctor visits. The charges paid might also include laboratory services, medical expenses, etc. Most of the time, it pays 80% of the assured cost of the covered services. This plan provides you with durable medical equipment that can withstand repeated use and are mostly used in homes. They comprise wheelchairs, walkers, oxygen tanks, crutches, pressure mattresses, nebulizers, ventilators, etc.

The to and fro emergency transportation to hospitals is also typically provided.

  1. Medicare Part C-

This is also known as Medicare Advantage. These plans are usually run by private insurance company sectors that are approved by Medicare. Before enrolling for this plan, it is a must to enroll in both Part A and Part B plans. This plan pays for dental and vision care which are not included in the previous plans. Most of the Medicare advantage plans also contain prescription drug coverage. Health maintenance organization or Preferred provider organization usually runs this Medicare advantage plan.

  1. Medicare Part D- Prescription Drug plan

This plan helps you pay for the prescription drugs. It is an optional plan and can be availed by those who sign up for Part A and Part B plans. This coverage is issued by private insurance companies. It covers most of the vaccines and drugs available in the following cases:

  • Antidepressants
  • HIV/AIDS treatment
  • Immunosuppressant drugs
  • Antipsychotic medications
  • Anticancer drugs

There are also various insurance plans for the senior citizens of Illinois:

  • Long term care insurance-
  • Critical care insurance
  • Final expense life insurance
  • Hospital indemnity insurance
  • Guaranteed lifetime income annuities

A healthy body tends to have a healthy life. Hence, avail your required insurance plans from Medicare for a happy living.

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