Illinois Medicaid is a state-run health insurance option for kids, adults, and seniors living in the state. Illinois currently provides incontinence supplies for adults as one of the medically necessary items under its Medicaid coverage.
Can I Receive Incontinence Supplies Through Illinois Medicaid?
Yes! Adults and children ages 4 and older may qualify for incontinence products through Illinois Medicaid and Aeroflow Urology.
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Under Illinois Medicaid, adults may be eligible to receive a combination of the following:
- Protective underwear.
- Briefs (adult diapers).
- Disposable underpads.
- Bladder control pads.
- Booster pads.
Children living in Illinois who have Illinois Medicaid may qualify to receive the following:
Wipes are not covered by Illinois Medicaid.
What Is Required?
To be approved for incontinence supplies under your Illinois Medicaid program and Aeroflow Urology, you must have the following items. Our Continence Care Specialists will help you gather all of the below necessary information and help collect all necessary paperwork.
- Your medical reason for needing supplies (incontinence diagnosis with correlating disability or medical condition).
- An estimated number of incontinence products you need every day (i.e. 5 bladder control pads, 2 pull-ups).
- A qualifying disability or medical condition that causes incontinence and is diagnosed by a healthcare professional, such as spina bifida, cerebral palsy (CP), autism, etc.
- Must be 4 years of age or older.
- Must be an Illinois Medicaid recipient.
- Depending your insurance, a signed Certificate of Medical Necessity (documented proof from your doctor within the last 6 months that your items are medically necessary) and / or a prescription from your healthcare provider.
Medicaid Managed Care Plans In Illinois
Medicaid-covered continence care products are provided through managed Medicaid plans that vary by state.
If you live in Illinois, you may receive Medicaid through one of the following insurance providers:
- Blue Cross Blue Shield.
- Aetna Better Health.
- Humana Medicaid.
How to Get Incontinence Products With Aeroflow Urology
Aeroflow Urology understands that incontinence products can become costly very quickly, and we want you and your loved ones to feel dry and protected in your medical supplies.
Your dedicated Continence Care Specialist will verify your coverage and handle the paperwork required for your health plan and prescription.
If you'd like to get your products faster, you can reach out to your healthcare provider to let them know we'll be asking for a prescription on your behalf.
We work with you to help find the right mix of products to fit your individual needs - whether you, or your loved one, need pull-ons, catheters, or bladder control pads.
After confirmation of Medicaid benefits, we discreetly package and ship products directly to your home each month.
To check your eligibility for coverage for our high-quality products, submit your insurance information through our quick, secure Eligibility Form, and your dedicated Continence Care Specialist will contact you via phone or email in 1-2 business days with an update on your coverage.
Where Can I Find My Insurance Information?
To complete our Eligibility Form and find out if you’re eligible for free bladder and bowel care products, you’ll need to have your insurance information ready.
Insurance cards differ depending on the state you live in and the type of insurance you have (Illinois Medicaid or a Medicaid managed care plan), but you can find the following on your card:
- Full name of the insured person.
- The member ID number (Medicaid ID number).
- The plan name.
If you have questions regarding your insurance information, you can call the number on the card for beneficiaries.
I Don't Qualify. What Can I Do?
Visit a Diaper Bank
If you or a loved one has incontinence and you don’t qualify for incontinence products through Medicaid, you may be able to go to your local diaper bank or a diaper drive to get free products. Low-income families may qualify for free diapers through a diaper program, along with other healthcare products, including those that protect against adult incontinence and pediatric incontinence.
Diaper distributions may offer:
- Adult briefs.
- Adult pull-ups (protective underwear).
- Kids’ diapers.
- Kids’ pull-ons.
- Incontinence pads.
- Bariatric briefs.
- Male guards.
Visit the Diaper Bank of Northern Illinois or the Diaper Bank of Southern Illinois to get your products.
Information provided on the Aeroflow Urology website is not intended as a substitute for medical advice or care from a healthcare professional. Aeroflow recommends consulting your healthcare provider if you are experiencing medical issues relating to incontinence.