Residents of Des Plaines, Illinois have the option of enrolling in any one of 69 affordable Medicare health plans available to them. You can choose from 22 Medicare insurance carriers operating in Des Plaines. The companies that offer the widest variety of plans are Humana, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, and UnitedHealthcare. The most affordable Medicare health plan with no drug coverage is the Lasso Healthcare (MSA) Medicare Advantage plan from Lasso Healthcare, at $0.00 per month.
There are 22 Medicare plans available in Des Plaines that have no monthly costs, and 33% of the 69 Medicare plans offered have a monthly cost of under $10.00. 37 of the available Medicare plans include drug coverage, or you can select one of the 27 plans that covers prescription drugs only.
Living on a fixed income will not be a problem as Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, and Cigna-HealthSpring all offer plans at no cost to you. Humana has 5 plans that offer health and drug coverage and 3 drug coverage only plans, making them the carrier with the most plans available in Des Plaines, IL. Is Preventative Care one of your priorities? CMS has given UnitedHealthcare 4 out of 5 stars in the “Improving or maintaining physical health” category.
Medicare is accepted by 93 doctors within 5 miles of the Des Plaines city center (zip code 60016), so selecting a practitioner close to home won’t be a problem. If you select Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois as your Medicare provider, you’ll have access to 58 participating doctors in Des Plaines. UnitedHealthcare has 57 doctors in their network and Cigna follows with a network of 57 practitioners. Looking for a specialist? Pick from of the 17 doctors specializing in family medicine, the 12 podiatrists, or even the 11 internal medicine specialists who accept Medicare health plans in Des Plaines.