Health Insurance for Drug and Alcohol Rehab Treatment
What Types of Addiction Treatment Are Covered by Insurance?
Treatment for addiction used to be seen as a luxury expense reserved for those who could afford it. However, with the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), more people have access to health insurance. The ACA includes Essential Health Benefits (EHBs), which offer coverage for mental health and substance use disorder services—such as addiction treatment.4,5 Many private insurance companies are held to the same standards noted in the ACA, meaning that they cover rehabilitation.