Cigna True Choice Medicare (PPO)

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

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

Plan ID: H7849-057-000

$0.00 Monthly Premium

Illinois and Missouri 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 and Missouri 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$0.00
Out-of-pocket maximum$3,700.00
Initial drug coverage limit$0.00
Catastrophic drug coverage limit$7,400.00
Primary care doctor visit
Out-of-Network:

Doctor Office Visit:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Primary Care Office Visit $15.00
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:
$330.00 per day for days 1 to 5
$0.00 per day for days 6 to 90
Urgent care
Urgent Care:
Copayment for Urgent Care $30.00
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 $230.00

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 $230.00
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Ambulance Services - Air 20%

Health Care Services and Medical Supplies

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

Coverage Details
Chiropractic servicesIn-Network:

Chiropractic Services:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Chiropractic Services $15.00
Prior Authorization Required for Chiropractic Services
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 $50.00
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 $150.00
Copayment for Medicare-covered Therapeutic Radiological Services $60.00
Copayment for Medicare-covered X-Ray Services $10.00
Prior Authorization Required for Outpatient Diag/Therapeutic Rad Services
Home health careIn-Network:

Home Health Services:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Home Health Services $0.00
Prior Authorization Required for Home Health Services
Mental health inpatient careIn-Network:

Psychiatric Hospital Services:
$310.00 per day for days 1 to 5
$0.00 per day for days 6 to 90
Prior Authorization Required for Psychiatric Hospital Services
Mental health outpatient care
Out-of-Network:

Outpatient Mental Health Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Individual Sessions $40.00
Copayment for Medicare Covered Group Sessions $40.00
Outpatient services/surgery
Out-of-Network:

Outpatient Hospital and ASC Services:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Outpatient Hospital Services 30%
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Ambulatory Surgical Center Services 30%
Outpatient substance abuse care
Out-of-Network:

Outpatient Substance Abuse Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Individual or Group Sessions $55.00
Over-the-counter itemsIn-Network:

Over-The-Counter (OTC) Items:
Maximum Plan Benefit of $55.00 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 $55.00
Podiatry services
Out-of-Network:

Podiatry Services:
Coinsurance for Medicare Covered Podiatry Services 50%
Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) careIn-Network:

Skilled Nursing Facility Services:
$10.00 per day for days 1 to 20
$196.00 per day for days 21 to 100
Prior Authorization Required for Skilled Nursing Facility Services

Dental Benefits

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

Coverage Details
Dental careIn-Network:

Preventive Dental:
Maximum Plan Allowance of $2100.00 every year for in and out of network services combined for Preventive and Non-Medicare Covered Comprehensive combined

Comprehensive Dental:
Copayment for Medicare-covered Benefits $40.00
Maximum Plan Allowance of $2100.00 every year for in and out of network services combined for Preventive and Non-Medicare Covered Comprehensive combined
Prior Authorization Required for Comprehensive Dental

Vision Benefits

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

Coverage Details
Vision benefitsIn-Network:

Eye Exams:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Benefits $0.00 to $40.00
Copayment for Routine Eye Exams $0.00
  • Maximum 1 Routine Eye Exam every year

Eyewear:
Copayment for Medicare-Covered Benefits $0.00
Copayment for Contact Lenses $0.00
Copayment for Eyeglasses (lenses and frames) $0.00
  • Maximum 1 Pair
Copayment for Eyeglass Lenses $0.00
  • Maximum 1 Pair
Copayment for Eyeglass Frames $0.00
  • Maximum 1 Pair
Copayment for Upgrades $0.00
Maximum Plan Benefit of $200.00 every year for all Non-Medicare covered eyewear for in and out of network services combined

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 $30.00
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 30%

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 programs
Out-of-Network:

Medicare-covered Zero Dollar Preventive Services:
Copayment for Medicare Covered Medicare-covered Preventive Services $0.00

When reviewing Illinois and Missouri 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.

You may be able to find plans in your part of Illinois and Missouri that offer similar benefits at similar or lower prices than the plan above. Call 1-855-580-1854 TTY 711, 24/7 to speak with a licensed insurance agent who can help you compare plans.

Plan Documents

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Illinois Counties Served

Madison Monroe Saint Clair

Missouri Counties Served

Crawford Franklin Jefferson Saint Charles Saint Francois Saint Louis Saint Louis City Warren Washington
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