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Health Insurance

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as “Health Care Reform” or “Obamacare,” gives all Americans access to affordable health coverage and protection. Near North Health is dedicated to making sure our patients have the most up-to-date health information and coverage. You can get health coverage! (Medicaid or Marketplace)

Did you know that almost everyone can have health insurance? 

Depending on your income, tax filing status and household size, you may be eligible to apply for Medicaid and/ or Marketplace health insurance. 

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What's the difference between Medicaid and Marketplace health insurance? 

Medicaid is a free or low-cost health coverage plan for Americans, who are low-income families and children, pregnant women, the elderly, and people with disabilities. This program is offered by the federal and state government. If you are ineligible for Medicaid, then the Marketplace is where you would find coverage. Families, individuals. and small business owners can compare and select the health insurance that fits their budget and needs. 

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Health Insurance Counselors are here to help you #GETCOVERED

1. Come into your local Near North Health Center 

2. Select A Health Plan 

3. Select a Doctor of your choice

4. Schedule your next appointment with your new enrollment plan 

5. Enjoy the peace of mind of being covered with Health Insurance 

Meet Our ACA & Enrollment Team

​Vicki Creamer
Certified Application Counselor (CAC) 

(773) 826-3450 X6223 (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)

(773) 826-3450 X8220 (Tuesday)

Mohammed Labaran
Certified Application Counselor (CAC) 

(312) 337-1073 X4201  (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday)

(773) 268-7600 X2231  (Wednesday, Friday)

Marcos Vasquez
Certified Application Counselor (CAC)

(773) 878-8098 X8208 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday)

(773) 878-8098 X8220 (Thursday)

Medicaid/Medicare Managed Care

  • Aetna Better Health Premier (MMAI Plan)

  • Allwell Medicare Advantage 

  • Blue Cross Community MMAI (DUAL) Plan

  • Humana Gold Plus Integrated Plan

  • Meridian Complete 

  • Meridian Total

Medicaid Managed Care

  • Aetna Better Health of Illinois

  • Blue Cross Community (Medicaid) Plan

  • CountyCare MMCP (Medicaid) 

  • Meridian Health Choice of Illinois

  • YouthCare HealthChoice Illinois

  • Molina Health Care 

Commercial Plan

  • Aetna HMO

  • Aetna POS

  • Ambetter HMO/POS

  • Community Care Advantage

  • Community Care Complete

  • Humana 

  • Humana Chicago

  • Humana Choice Plus

  • Humana EPO

  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS

  • Humana Gold Plus

  • Humana National

  • Humana PPO

  • Humana Premier

  • *Any PPO (Preferred Provider Option) Plan

  • United Health Care Navigate HMO 

  • United Health Care Core POS

  • Veterans Choice Program

  • WellCare (Value)

*NNH Accepts ALL PPO Plans the patient must check with their carrier to determine if NNHSC is an IN NETWORK or OUT OF NETWORK provider as this will determine their out of pocket cost.

Medicare Advantage

  • Bright Health Medicare

  • MoreCare For You (MAPD)

  • MoreCare + (HIV C-SNP)

  • WellCare 

  • Zing Open Access Illinois

  • Zing Choice Illinois 

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