There has been an ongoing push for people with substance use disorders to get adequate benefits and coverage from their insurance policies. In the past decade there have been significant improvements in this area, including the passage of the Mental Health Parity Act and the Affordable Care Act. However, insurance companies have also more recently fought back in various ways and continue to make it more difficult for people to use their substance abuse treatment benefits in the ways they should be allowed to use them. Seeking a balance in this struggle will help stabilize parts of the behavioral healthcare field and provide the life-saving care for those who need it.
Insurance Coverage for Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation
Here are some common questions and information regarding health insurance coverage and addiction treatment: