Mental Health Network Coverage for Drug and Alcohol Detox & Addiction Treatment

Published: 01/15/2018 | Author:

Not everyone has to pay for addiction treatment out of pocket. Those who have insurance, especially plans that were purchased through the Healthcare Marketplace, will often be able to receive help in the form of at least partial treatment coverage. In addition, many individuals can find the treatment option they need and receive covered care under the Mental Health Network.

Mental Health Network plans provide individuals with at least partial coverage for their substance use disorders. Because addiction is a type of mental illness, this insurance program takes the issue seriously and ensures that clients receive the necessary help to recover safely. It is important, though, to still find out which types of care your plan covers and what you will require in terms of safe, effective treatment.

We can help you find out what benefits are covered under your Mental Health Network plan. In addition, we can match you with detox and rehab centers that will allow you to recover safely, effectively, and under the care of qualified medical professionals.

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Does Mental Health Network Cover Drug & Alcohol Detox?

Detox is a program that helps patients go through withdrawal safely with the help of medications, behavioral therapies, and healthcare professionals. Though this program is effective as an early option for recovery, alone it cannot address all the issues associated with substance abuse, including, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, any psychological, social, and behavioral issues. As such, it must be followed by rehab for a safe recovery.

Mental Health Network coverage provides clients with detox coverage, mostly because this is usually the first step in professional recovery services. You should expect to receive at least partial coverage for your detox through this insurance company, although your particular plan may or may not offer certain types of care.

Does Mental Health Network Cover Drug & Alcohol Rehab?

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Mental Health Network will help cover rehab so you can focus on your recovery!

Rehab follows detox treatment in most individuals’ recoveries, and this program focuses more on one’s behavioral and psychological issues rather than their physical withdrawal symptoms. The program also helps teach individuals how to live without substance abuse and how to avoid relapse. It is essential to a safe recovery, as stated by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

In most cases, you will be able to receive coverage for rehab treatment under your Mental Health Network plan. However, you will still need to determine exactly what treatment options your plan covers and which facilities will accept your plan. Make sure you have this information, and if you are unsure, call 800-483-2193(Who Answers?) today for a free benefits check.

How Long Will Mental Health Network Cover Detox Services?

Detox treatment isn’t the same for every individual patient, and as such, the program itself may not last the same amount of time for everyone. Some detox programs last as long as a few days, like ultra-rapid detox, which according to the medical journal L’Encéphale, is sometimes effective for opioid addicts.

Some detox programs last 30 days, 90 days, or even longer in certain cases. Of course, whether or not you will need to be in treatment for a few days, weeks, or months is all relative to your specific situation. The length of your treatment time should depend on your needs, the drug(s) you were abusing, and the severity of your substance dependence, among other variables.

Mental Health Network plans vary in coverage often based on the needs of the patient. This means, if you require a longer detox program, your insurance company may be willing to work with you to ensure you are covered. However, you will need to make this determination based on your specific plan and needs, as every patient is different.

Does Mental Health Network Provide Coverage for Luxury Detox & Other Non-Essential Benefits?

There are a number of luxury treatment options, and this can be an incentive to many individuals. Those who feel more comfortable during detox can sometimes have an easier time in recovery, and this can be achieved through luxury accommodations and facilities that provide lots of amenities. However, not everyone can afford these options.

If the Mental Health Network deems luxury treatment non-essential for your recovery, it probably won’t offer coverage for this option. Still, this depends greatly (in some cases) on the patient’s plan and what is provided under that plan. As a result, you will want to determine what your needs are and what your plan provides in terms of essential and non-essential care.

How Can I Cover the Excess Costs of Detox that Are NOT Covered by Insurance?

If you do want to seek treatment that is not completely covered by your insurance, please don’t let this discourage you from getting help. Paying for addiction treatment is much easier now than it was in the past, and your insurance will at least cover some of the cost. In order to pay the rest, you can use a number of tactics.

  • Ask your loved ones for help paying for treatment. They will likely want to see you beginning a life of recovery and will want to help you do so.
  • Ask your treatment center if your can finance your costs. They will give you an amount to pay upfront and then a schedule for later payments.
  • Ask if the treatment center of your choice offers any types of payment assistance including: facility grants, low-cost care, sliding-fee scales, and community vouchers.

Free Insurance Benefits Check—Your Detox May Be Fully Covered

We are here to help you get into the best treatment program for your safe recovery. We offer free insurance benefits checks as well as information on which facilities will best suit your needs, including the ones that will accept your insurance. Call 800-483-2193(Who Answers?) today, and we will help you get on the road to recovery.

Sources

  1. National Institute on Drug Abuse. (2018). Types of Treatment Programs.
  2. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2006). Overview, Essential Concepts, and Definitions in Detoxification. 
  3. L’Encéphale. (2001). Ultra-Rapid Detoxification of Opiate Dependent Patients: Review of the Literature, Critiques and Proposition for an Experimental Protocol. 
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