Insurance Information

Gottlieb accepts many types of insurance, including policies from major insurers, dental and vision plans, Medicare replacement and supplemental policies, Medicaid, Affordable Care Act plans, and other coverage. Note: Most HMO plans require a referral from your primary care provider. Please check with your insurance carrier if you have questions about your benefits.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Insurance

We hope you find all of the information you need here, but, if you need additional information, our provider relations staff can help answer your insurance-related questions. Provider relations can be reached by calling 708-216-5014.

If you have more questions, please call 888-584-7888. We'll put you in touch with the right person to answer your questions about health insurance, help you locate a doctor and provide general information.

How do I know whether Loyola Medicine is part of my insurance plan? 
Talk to a representative of the health insurance plan. Ask if the plan contracts with Gottlieb Memorial Hospital. If your health insurance plan requires you to use a primary care physician (PCP), ask your PCP to refer you to a Loyola-affiliated provider when necessary and appropriate. Loyola contracts with many providers.

How do I find a Loyola doctor who is in my health plan? 
Call us at 888-584-7888. We'll help you locate a doctor who meets your healthcare needs and participates in your insurance plan. 

With so many hospitals in the Chicago area, why should I choose Loyola Medicine? 
Our doctors can meet your healthcare needs, from preventive care to hospitalization, rehabilitation and home care. And with numerous locations offering both primary and specialty care, there is a Loyola doctor conveniently located near your home or work.

Is Loyola Medicine a health insurance plan? 
No. But Loyola works closely with several health maintenance organizations. Loyola contracts with many major health insurance plans, preferred provider organizations and point of service plans for their members' care. There are many health plans that give you access to Loyola doctors and services.

Still have questions?
Call us at 888-584-7888. We'll put you in touch with the right people to answer your questions about health insurance, help you choose a doctor and provide general information.

Our Obstetrics and Gynecology Policy

Obstetric care includes the following services:

  • An initial evaluation
  • Any 23-hour admission to rule out labor
  • Emergency/emergent antenatal admission for hypertension, metabolic disturbances, preterm rupture of membranes, third trimester bleeding, pre-eclampsia
  • Genetic counseling with amniocentesis for AMA, and/or abnormal triple testing and/or any other abnormalities
  • Hospital admission for delivery
  • One postpartum visit
  • Up to 12 subsequent routine prenatal care visits

Obstetric care includes the following tests:

  • 24-hour urine for proteinuria, preeclampsia
  • 3-hour glucose tolerance test (GTT) if glucose screen abnormal
  • 50 gram glucola
  • Amniocentesis if history of prior congenital or genetic abnormality
  • Amniocentesis if over 35 years, genetic counseling if amniocentesis shows abnormalities
  • Antibody screen
  • Blood type
  • Chlamydia
  • Complete blood count (CBC), liver function tests, fibrinogen and fibrin split products for preeclampsia
  • Gonococcus
  • Hemocrit
  • Hemoglobin
  • Hepatitis screen
  • HIV testing
  • Non-stress testing and/or biophysical testing (may substitute contraction stress test for biophysical profile) if post estimated date of confinement, post dates, intrauterine growth retardation, preeclampsia or decreased fetal movement
  • One basic ultrasound
  • Pap smear
  • Perinatal strep screen
  • Rapid plasma reagin (RPR)
  • Repeat ultrasound for third trimester bleeding, decreased fetal growth or size greater than dates
  • Rhogam x 1 if Rh negative
  • Rubella
  • Urine culture and sensitivity
  • Targeted level II sonography if prior history of congenital or genetic abnormalities
  • Triple test if less than 35 years

What Gynecology Care Includes

Gynecologic care includes the following services:

  • Pap smear
  • Visits

Gynecologic care includes the following tests:

  • Blood tests including CBC, HB and HCT
  • Cervical/vaginal culture
  • Colposcopy (protocol necessary)
  • Endometrial biopsy
  • FSH and LH tests
  • Incision and drainage (I and D) of abscesses and cysts
  • Pelvic ultrasound
  • Pregnancy test
  • Quantitative serum HCG
  • Routine mammogram over the age of 50 years
  • Urinalysis
  • Urine culture
  • Vulvar biopsy

Please contact your insurance company for more information regarding its policy on open access to obstetricians and gynecologists.

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