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Will My Health Insurance Guarantee Me a Spot in Drug Treatment?

Created On Monday, 21, October 2019
Modified On Tuesday, 29, September 2020

Not necessarily, health insurance providers such as Aetna work with a provider network.  You will still have to make arrangements to be admitted into a drug treatment center.  Some programs may have wait times or a waitlist.  In other situations, the admission process can often happen right away.  It is important to contact Aetna directly and find out what the process is for admission.  Along with this, you should be coordinating with the drug rehab center regarding its admission process.

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Finding help right away is important and it can be frustrating to come across wait time.  Both state-funded and private drug rehab programs often work with health insurance providers.  Of course, your coverage is determined by the type of plan you have.  Health insurance providers cannot always guarantee you a spot in the treatment program.  When searching for drug rehab centers through your Aetna insurance provider, you should consider contacting multiple programs.


Nickolaus Hayes - Author

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