Senior Health Services

Services Available

»Sick Care
»Chronic Disease Management
»Preventive Care Services
»Cervical Cancer Screening (Pap smears)
»Physical Exams
»Vaccinations
»STI Testing and Treatment
»Wellness Checkups
»Work Physicals
»Laboratory Testing
»Diagnostic Testing
»Care Management
»Referrals for Mammograms and Other Specialty Care
»Health Benefits Enrollment
»Discount Pharmaceuticals through the 340B Drug Discount Program 

Accepted Insurances

Greater Elgin Family Care Center accepts many types of medical and dental insurance plans. Click here for the current list of accepted insurance plans.

What is Medicare?

Medicare is a health insurance program for: 

»People age 65 or older.
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People under age 65 with certain disabilities.
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People of all ages with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a kidney transplant). 

 

Medicare has different parts that help cover specific services:

 

  • »Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) – Part A helps cover inpatient care in hospitals, including critical access hospitals, and skilled nursing facilities (not custodial or long-term care). It also helps cover hospice care and some home health care. Beneficiaries must meet certain conditions to get these benefits. Most people don’t pay a premium for Part A because they or a spouse already paid for it through their payroll taxes while working.
  • »Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) – Part B helps cover doctors’ services and outpatient care. It also covers some other medical services that Part A doesn’t cover, such as some of the services of physical and occupational therapists, and some home health care. Part B helps pay for these covered services and supplies when they are medically necessary. Most people pay a monthly premium for Part B.
  • »Medicare Part D (Prescription Drug Coverage) – Medicare prescription drug coverage is available to everyone with Medicare. To get Medicare prescription drug coverage, people must join a plan approved by Medicare that offers Medicare drug coverage. Most people pay a monthly premium for Part D. 

 

If you’re a person with Medicare or help a person with Medicare, visit Medicare.gov to find more information about Medicare. 

Additional Resources

For additional resources and services available to seniors visit the Illinois Department on Aging.