Malibu Beach Recovery Center
Call now for help
1(844) 921-5683
CARF Accredited
Menu

Affordable Substance Abuse Treatment Insurance Coverage Now Available for All

Home / Addiction Treatment for Women / Affordable Substance Abuse Treatment Insurance Coverage Now Available for All

Affordable Substance Abuse Treatment Insurance Coverage Now Available for All

insuranceNew Flash: Whether or not you personally like President Obama and his Affordable Care Act, it exists and coverage offered must include mental health and substance abuse, without a coverage holdback for pre-existing conditions.

That is a big deal for those of you who need treatment for substance abuse, or have family members and friends who need treatment for substance abuse.

And so far, the premiums for personal insurance policies are reasonable and coverage begins very quickly. Last week a client who enrolled on Wednesday was already covered by Saturday.   And, although she was already covered by Medicaid, the new insurance became her primarycoverage, allowing Premera to bypass the Medicaid bureaucracy.

We have been working with alumni and potential clients since last fall, trying to figure out which policies offer the best “out of network” substance abuse coverage (both Malibu Beach Recovery Centers are “out of network” with all insurance plans).

So far, the national personal policies offered by Cigna and Aetna  are expensive and do not offer substance abuse coverage as affordable or broad as the State policies.

Here are some of the best personal state insurance policies we have found:

1) California: Health Net Platinum PPO

Here is the name of an agent who helped several clients and alumni subscribe to this policy:

Navali & Company

11601 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500

Los Angeles, CA 90025

310-954-0053 Ext. 2010

www.navalicompany.com

Pamela MacKnight

San Francisco

800-246-2310 or 415-505-8347

 

 

2) Washington State/Oregon/Alaska: Premera Blue Cross Gold 1000 PPO

Here is the name of a Premera agent at who helped another client subscribe to this policy:

Bethann Frantz

P (509) 252-7940

F (425) 918-5506

3) Florida: Blue Select All Copay 1457

 

Agents: Tim (904) 240-3165

Sheryl Sherlton (727) 204-4696

 

As we get news of substance abuse good coverage in other states, we will update this article.

 

Leave a Comment

Sign up for our newsletter:

Start typing and press Enter to search