Though Insurance Coverage Varies, Treatment is at Least Partially Covered
Addiction is a horrible affliction.
It destroys families and drains finances from faster than a bad bet.
Such financial turmoil can make recovering from an addiction that much more difficult. But thanks to government policies, private insurers are obligated to cover recovery treatment.
This means that although the fallout from addiction may have difficult financial implications, there is still a way out.
The American Medical Association has designated addition as a disease, no matter what stage a person finds themselves. This means private medical insurance will cover all or at least part of the addiction treatment. It’s a matter of finding out to what is offered by your insurance company.
For instance, Aetna has several plans that cover all or a portion of the addition recovery treatment. They also work with a number of facilities across the country, including Alpine Recovery Lodge. It’s a matter of investigating what part of the treatment will be covered by Aetna and what will not. Fortunately, rehabilitation centers such as Alpine Recovery Lodge have a longstanding relationship with the company and can walk you through what exactly is covered and what isn’t. This means there are no financial surprises in the end.
Blue Cross/Blue Shield is among the most recognized health insurers in the United States. They claim to cover 90 percent of doctors in the country and have plans in all 50 states. They too cover addiction recovery programs, including those offered at the Alpine Recover Lodge, though their web site does not make it easy to see the details of such coverage. This is primarily due to its size and many plans offered. It is necessary to call them to get specifics of your particular plan.
United Healthcare is the largest health insurance provider in the nation. They work with more 75,000 mental health professionals in the country including Alpine Recovery Lodge. As with most other health insurance companies, knowing exactly what addiction recovery treatment is covered and what is not is not always clear. A call to the company to find out the details is likely necessary. The company also has a detailed website that lets members to access information about the particular plan they have, find addiction support, and research general information about topics like substance abuse or other mental health issues.
Does Altius cover addiction recovery? Yes. In fact, they also work directly with Alpine Recovery Lodge. But if you are looking on web for more information about the popular healthcare provider, you’ll discover they are owned by Coventry Health Care, which uses its wholly-owned subsidiary MHNet to handle coverage issues when it comes to addiction recovery. In short, Altius coverage of addiction disorders depends on the type of policy. However they are dedicated, like other health insurers, to guidelines set up by the American Psychiatrists Association when it comes to what mental conditions are covered.
The health insurers discussed above all have ongoing and long-standing relationships with Alpine Recovery Lodge. Our experts know the ins-and-outs of all of these health care insures and can explain what your particular plan covers. And we also work with other plans as well, so if you don’t yours listed here that doesn’t mean we don’t work with them.
And we also provide financing and deferred payment arrangements for those costs you may have to pay on your own. Start the admissions process and get answers to you coverage questions as well as get started on the path to recovery.