Cigna True Choice Courage Medicare (PPO)

3 out of 5 stars* for plan year 2023
$0.00 Monthly Premium

Cigna True Choice Courage Medicare (PPO) is a PPO Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) plan offered by Cigna

Plan ID: H7849-078-000

$0.00 Monthly Premium

Illinois Medicare beneficiaries may want to consider reviewing their Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) plan options. A Medicare Advantage plan combines your Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) benefits into a single plan.

Most Medicare Advantage plans cover prescription drugs, and many plans may offer other extra benefits Original Medicare doesn’t cover.

Learn more about Illinois Medicare Advantage plans like the one below and find a plan that offers the benefits you want at an affordable price.

Basic Costs and Coverage

Coverage Details
Monthly plan premium$0.00
Vision coverage
Dental coverage
Hearing coverage
Prescription drugs
Medical deductible($1.00)
Out-of-pocket maximum$5,900.00
Initial drug coverage limit$0.00
Catastrophic drug coverage limit$7,400.00
Primary care doctor visitIn-Network:

Doctor Office Visit:
Copayment for Primary Care Office Visit $0.00

Out-of-Network:

Doctor Office Visit:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Primary Care Office Visit $25.00
Specialty doctor visitIn-Network:

Doctor Specialty Visit:
Copayment for Physician Specialist Office Visit $40.00
Prior Authorization Required for Doctor Specialty Visit
Inpatient hospital care
Out-of-Network:
$350.00 per day for days 1 to 6
$0.00 per day for days 7 to 90
Urgent care
Urgent Care:
Copayment for Urgent Care $45.00
Copayment for Medicare Covered Urgent Care waived if you are admitted to hospital within 24 hours

Worldwide Coverage:
Copayment for Worldwide Urgent Coverage $110.00
Maximum Plan Benefit of $50,000
Emergency room visit
Emergency Care:
Copayment for Emergency Care $110.00
Copayment for Medicare Covered Emergency Care waived if you are admitted to the hospital within 24 hours

Worldwide Coverage:
Copayment for Worldwide Emergency Coverage $110.00
Copayment for Worldwide Emergency Transportation $110.00
Maximum Plan Benefit of $50,000
Ambulance transportationIn-Network:

Ground Ambulance:
Copayment for Ground Ambulance Services $255.00

Air Ambulance:
Coinsurance for Air Ambulance Services 20%

Please see Evidence of Coverage for Prior Authorization rules

Out-of-Network:

Ambulance Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Ambulance Services - Ground $255.00
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Ambulance Services - Air 20%

Health Care Services and Medical Supplies

Cigna True Choice Courage Medicare (PPO) covers a range of additional benefits. Learn more about Cigna True Choice Courage Medicare (PPO) benefits, some of which may not be covered by Original Medicare (Part A and Part B).

Coverage Details
Chiropractic services
Out-of-Network:

Chiropractic Services:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Chiropractic Services 50%
Diabetes supplies, training, nutrition therapy and monitoringIn-Network:

Diabetic Supplies and Services:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Diabetic Supplies $0.00
Coinsurance for Medicare-covered Diabetic Therapeutic Shoes or Inserts 20%
Prior Authorization Required for Diabetic Supplies and Services
Diabetic Supplies and Services limited to those from specified manufacturers(Please see Evidence of Coverage)
Durable medical equipment (DME)In-Network:

Durable Medical Equipment:
Coinsurance for Medicare-covered Durable Medical Equipment 20%
Prior Authorization Required for Durable Medical Equipment
Diagnostic tests, lab and radiology services, and X-raysIn-Network:

Outpatient Diag Procs/Tests/Lab Services:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Diagnostic Procedures/Tests $0.00 to $90.00
Copayment for Medicare-covered Lab Services $0.00
Prior Authorization Required for Outpatient Diag Procs/Tests/Lab Services

Outpatient Diag/Therapeutic Rad Services:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Diagnostic Radiological Services $0.00 to $250.00
Coinsurance for Medicare-covered Therapeutic Radiological Services 20%
Copayment for Medicare-covered X-Ray Services $30.00
Prior Authorization Required for Outpatient Diag/Therapeutic Rad Services
Home health care
Out-of-Network:

Home Health Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Home Health $0.00
Mental health inpatient care
Out-of-Network:
$350.00 per day for days 1 to 7
$0.00 per day for days 8 to 90
Mental health outpatient care
Out-of-Network:

Outpatient Mental Health Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Individual Sessions $0.00
Copayment for Medicare Covered Group Sessions $0.00
Outpatient services/surgery
Out-of-Network:

Outpatient Hospital and ASC Services:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Outpatient Hospital Services 50%
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Ambulatory Surgical Center Services 50%
Outpatient substance abuse careIn-Network:

Outpatient Substance Abuse Services:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Individual Sessions $40.00
Copayment for Medicare-covered Group Sessions $40.00
Prior Authorization Required for Outpatient Substance Abuse Services
Over-the-counter itemsIn-Network:

Over-The-Counter (OTC) Items:
Maximum Plan Benefit of $120.00 every three months
Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) offerred as a Part C OTC benefit

Out-of-Network:

Over-The-Counter (OTC) Items:
Maximum Plan Benefit of $120.00
Podiatry services
Out-of-Network:

Podiatry Services:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Podiatry Services 50%
Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) care
Out-of-Network:
Coinsurance for Skilled Nursing Facility Services per Stay 45%

Dental Benefits

The following dental services are covered, though there may be provider network restrictions. See the plan Evidence of Coverage.

Coverage Details
Dental care
Out-of-Network:

Medicare Covered Dental Services:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Comprehensive Dental 50%
Non-Medicare Covered Dental Services:
Copayment for Non-Medicare Covered Preventive Dental $0.00
Copayment for Non-Medicare Covered Comprehensive Dental $0.00

Vision Benefits

The following vision services are covered, though there may be provider network restrictions. See the plan Evidence of Coverage.

Coverage Details
Vision benefits
Out-of-Network:

Medicare Covered Vision Services:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Eye Exams 0% to 50%
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Eyewear 50%
Non-Medicare Covered Vision Services:
Copayment for Non-Medicare Covered Eye Exams $0.00
Copayment for Non-Medicare Covered Eyewear $0.00

Hearing Benefits

The following hearing services are covered, though there may be provider network restrictions. See the plan Evidence of Coverage.

Coverage Details
Hearing benefitsIn-Network:

Hearing Exams:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Benefits $40.00
Copayment for Routine Hearing Exams $0.00
  • Maximum 1 visit every year
Copayment for Fitting/Evaluation for Hearing Aid $0.00
  • Maximum 1 visit every three years

Hearing Aids:
Maximum Plan Benefit of $1400.00 every three years both ears combined for in and out of network services combined
A routine hearing exam should be performed prior to hearing aids being dispensed. Hearing aid devices do not include assisted listening devices, amplifiers or disposable devices.

Out-of-Network:

Medicare Covered Hearing Services:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Hearing Exams 50%
Non-Medicare Covered Hearing Services:
Coinsurance for Non-Medicare Covered Hearing Exams 50%

Preventive Services and Health/Wellness Education Programs

The following services are covered, though there may be provider network restrictions. See the plan Evidence of Coverage.

Coverage Details
Preventive services and health/wellness education programsIn-Network:
$0.00 copay for Medicare Covered Preventive Services:

Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening
Alcohol misuse screenings & counseling
Bone mass measurements (bone density)
Cardiovascular disease screenings
Cardiovascular disease (behavioral therapy)
Cervical & vaginal cancer screening
Colorectal cancer screenings
Depression screenings
Diabetes screenings
Diabetes self-management training
Glaucoma tests
Hepatitis B (HBV) infection screening
Hepatitis C screening test
HIV screening
Lung cancer screening
Mammograms (screening)
Nutrition therapy services
Obesity screenings & counseling
One-time Welcome to Medicare preventive visit
Prostate cancer screenings(PSA)
Sexually transmitted infections screening & counseling
Shots:
  • COVID-19 shots
  • Flu shots
  • Hepatitis B shots
  • Pneumococcal shots
  • Tobacco use cessation
    Yearly "Wellness" visit

    When reviewing Illinois Medicare plans, be sure to find out if your doctors are part of the plan network. If a Medicare Advantage plan covers prescription drugs, make sure the plan formulary (list of drugs covered by the plan) includes your drugs.

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