Blue Cross and Blue Shield Announces Access for Adults with Medicare at Duly Health and Care Oak Park Clinic

Col­lab­o­ra­tion Pro­vides State-of-the-Art Facil­i­ty, Focused Care for 65-and-Older

December 02, 2022

CHICA­GO, Ill. – Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illi­nois (BCB­SIL) and Duly Health and Care announced today that they are work­ing togeth­er to bring a new senior-focused care deliv­ery expe­ri­ence to Oak Park and sur­round­ing com­mu­ni­ties at the Duly Health and Care Oak Park Clinic. 

The Clin­ic, at 1121 South Blvd. in Oak Park, Ill., offers ser­vices that help seniors under­stand their total health and achieve their well­ness goals, includ­ing phys­i­cal health and men­tal acuity.

This col­lab­o­ra­tion builds on our long­stand­ing com­mit­ment to enhance access to qual­i­ty, cost-effec­tive, equi­table care in the com­mu­ni­ties we serve,” said Stephen Har­ris, Pres­i­dent, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illi­nois. This project with Duly Health and Care means that those with Medicare Advan­tage plans from BCB­SIL can access care with a focus on mem­ber expe­ri­ence, con­ve­nience and affordability.”

The Duly Health and Care Oak Park Clin­ic is open now and avail­able to BCB­SIL Medicare plan mem­bers. This val­ue-based care arrange­ment is designed to meet the evolv­ing and diverse needs and lifestyles of mem­bers, with the goal of improv­ing out­comes and reduc­ing over­all cost of care.

We are excit­ed to work with Blue Cross to give seniors a full pic­ture of their health through a new stan­dard of high-qual­i­ty care,” said Kris­ten Vealey, MD, leader of the Duly Oak Park facil­i­ty. Seniors who see us at the Oak Park clin­ic will expe­ri­ence qual­i­ty health ser­vices deliv­ered with care and tai­lored to their health needs includ­ing maintain­ing healthy blood pres­sure, man­ag­ing dia­betes, and main­tain­ing phys­i­cal strength.”

The Duly Oak Park Clin­ic is unique because of its senior-cen­tric approach that includes:

  • 5,000 square feet of warm and wel­com­ing space
  • Both a health” and a care” room: two pur­pose­ful spaces that are designed for mean­ing­ful con­ver­sa­tions between physi­cian and patient before the clin­i­cal exam
  • Staffed by board-cer­ti­fied Inter­nal Med­i­cine physi­cians who spe­cial­ize in chron­ic dis­ease man­age­ment, pre­ven­ta­tive care, dia­betes, high blood pres­sure, heart fail­ure, COPD, asth­ma and more
  • Lab and imag­ing ser­vices for com­pre­hen­sive eval­u­a­tions offered in the same space 

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About Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illi­nois (BCB­SIL) is the largest health insur­er in Illi­nois, serv­ing 8.8 mil­lion mem­bers and oper­at­ing in all 102 Illi­nois coun­ties. In 2022, J.D. Pow­er named BCB­SIL #1 in Mem­ber Sat­is­fac­tion among Com­mer­cial Health Plans in the Illinois/​Indiana Region. BCB­SIL is a divi­sion of Health Care Ser­vice Cor­po­ra­tion, a Mutu­al Legal Reserve Com­pa­ny and an Inde­pen­dent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Asso­ci­a­tion. Learn more at bcb​sil​.com and fol­low us on Twit­ter, Face­book and LinkedIn.

About Duly Health and Care

Duly Health and Care is one of the largest inde­pen­dent, mul­ti-spe­cial­ty physi­cian-direct­ed med­ical groups in the nation with more than 1,000 pri­ma­ry care and spe­cial­ty care physi­cians and more than 7,000 team mem­bers, in over 150 loca­tions. The Duly Health and Care brand encom­pass­es three med­ical groups – DuPage Med­ical Group, Quin­cy Med­ical Group and the South Bend Clin­ic. The orga­ni­za­tion is whol­ly ded­i­cat­ed to help­ing all it serves flour­ish by chal­leng­ing the expect­ed to deliv­er the extra­or­di­nary in health and care.

Duly Health and Care physi­cians and team mem­bers sup­port indi­vid­u­als in their per­son­al health jour­neys each year, help­ing each one meet their extra­or­di­nary poten­tial through a holis­tic care deliv­ery mod­el designed to make health and care wel­com­ing, sim­pli­fied and personalized. 

For more infor­ma­tion, vis­it www​.duly​healthand​care​.com.

HMO, HMO-POS and PPO plans pro­vid­ed by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illi­nois, a Divi­sion of Health Care Ser­vice Cor­po­ra­tion, a Mutu­al Legal Reserve Com­pa­ny (HCSC). HMO plan pro­vid­ed by Illi­nois Blue Cross Blue Shield Insur­ance Com­pa­ny (ILBCB­SIC). HCSC and ILBCB­SIC are Inde­pen­dent Licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Asso­ci­a­tion. HCSC and ILBCB­SIC are Medicare Advan­tage orga­ni­za­tions with a Medicare con­tract. Enroll­ment in HCSC’s and ILBCBSIC’s plans depends on con­tract renewal.