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BCBSIL Offers New BlueCare Direct Health Plan with Advocate Health Care

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) has a new low-cost health plan for members who use Advocate Health Care services. The BlueCare DirectSM plan offers members access to high-quality care. You can sign up through BCBSIL at bcbsil.com or through Get Covered IllinoisSM, the Official Health Marketplace.

Are you an Advocate Health Care fan?

  • Have members of your family come into this world at an Advocate Health Care hospital?
  • Did an Advocate Health Care doctor get you through the scrapes and bruises of childhood?
  • Have Advocate Health Care doctors helped you or a loved one in an emergency?
  • BCBSIL knows you are not alone. That is why we offer BlueCare Direct for 2016. Whether you get your insurance through a small group or are shopping as an individual, BlueCare Direct offers members access to Advocate Health Care services.

If you don’t know about Advocate Health Care, here are some of the reasons you may want to look at BlueCare Direct. The Advocate Health Care network offered by BlueCare Direct includes:

  • One of the Chicago area’s largest medical groups
  • More than 4,000 Advocate Health Care primary care and specialty doctors in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, and Will counties
  • More than 250 places to go for health care
  • 10 hospitals, including a children’s hospital with two locations
  • The largest home health (Coordinated Home Care) and hospice companies in Illinois

The size of this network helps BlueCare Direct offer:

  • Same-day primary care physician visits (next day if you call Advocate Health Care after 2 p.m.)
  • Same-day mammograms and results (next day if you call Advocate Health Care after 2 p.m.)
  • A visit with a heart doctor within 24 hours after you call Advocate Health Care

While BlueCare Direct is available only in the greater Chicago area, BCBSIL has other plans available for Illinois residents at bcbsil.com.

Advocate Health Care is an independently contracted provider. BCBSIL makes no endorsement, representations or warranties regarding any services offered by Advocate. The provider is solely responsible for the services offered by them. If you have any questions regarding the services offered here, you should contact the provider directly.

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