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Illinois Drug & Alcohol Rehabs that Accept Anthem

Finding a rehab in Illinois that accepts Anthem is important if you are struggling with a substance use disorder. With Anthem health insurance, you have access to the essential health benefits of marketplace plans, including mental health and substance use disorders.
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Anthem Insurance provides coverage for people across the country. With individual and family plans, among other options, members can obtain treatment for a range of issues, including substance misuse and addiction. If you have Anthem insurance, you can find addiction treatment in Illinois. You can contact American Addiction Centers admissions navigators any time at and someone will help you through the process of verifying your insurance. They can also assist you in finding an Anthem rehab in Illinois.

Substance Use in Illinois

Over an estimated 12,582,032 people call the state of Illinois, also known as The Prairie State, home.1,2 If you also call Illinois your home, whether you live in Chicago or a suburb, and are struggling with drug or alcohol addiction, know that you’re not alone. Among those aged 12 and older, from 2017 to 2019, 851,000 cited past-year substance use disorder, and 640,000 cited past-year alcohol use disorder.3 What these numbers go to show is that addiction and substance use disorder are prevalent, and it’s nothing to be ashamed of.

What’s more is that plenty of Illinoisians turn to treatment to help overcome their addiction. On a single-day count in March 2019, 50,948 Illinoisians were enrolled in a substance use disorder treatment program.3 For many, getting treatment is the best way to deal with a substance use disorder. Unfortunately, substance use treatment can come at a major cost, which can cause some to delay treatment. The good news is that if you have an Anthem health insurance plan, you may be able to use it to cover some or all of the costs associated with treatment at a rehab that accepts Anthem.

Does Anthem Cover Drug & Alcohol Rehab in Illinois?

Anthem health insurance plans may provide coverage for drug and alcohol rehab or other types of addiction treatment in Illinois. In the United States, under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), almost all health plans are required to provide coverage in some capacity for mental health and substance use disorders.4

Although this federal law requires that your plan provide coverage, each health plan is allowed to provide its own coverage details. As such, it’s important that you carefully review your summary of benefits and coverage to learn more about deductibles, network stipulations, and limitations of coverage prior to seeking care to avoid surprise medical bills whenever possible.

How to Use Anthem for Rehab in Illinois

If you plan to use your Anthem health insurance plan when seeking rehab or addiction treatment in Illinois, there may be steps that you need to take to receive coverage in the fullest possible capacity. You may want to begin by visiting a primary care doctor or mental health professional to have a screening of your condition completed. From there, the doctor may provide more insight into the type of treatment that would benefit you best and may be able to recommend a covered facility near you in Illinois.

You can also call rehab facilities directly and ask whether they accept your Anthem health plan. Finally, you can call AAC’s confidential helpline at and work with an admissions navigator to receive free, no-obligation assistance in learning more about your Anthem health plan and its coverage details, as well as locating a covered facility near you.

How to Check My Anthem Coverage for Rehab in Illinois

Finding a treatment facility can feel overwhelming but knowing in advance what your Anthem insurance will cover can give you peace of mind. The good news is checking your coverage is easy. To learn about your specific coverage, contact one of our admissions navigators at , get a text, click here, or fill out the form below.

What Types of Addiction Treatment are Covered by Anthem in Illinois?

Although Anthem health plans may be federally mandated to cover all levels of addiction treatment in Illinois, the exact amounts of coverage may vary based on the specific plan you have, the type of care you need, where you seek care, and how long you’re in treatment. Only a mental health provider or doctor can determine what type of treatment you may need and how long you should stay in treatment. Once you know this information, you can begin to work with your insurance to ensure coverage.

Four common types of addiction treatment that may be covered by Anthem include the following:

  • Detox: Prior to beginning treatment for addiction or substance use disorder, you may need to detox. Detoxification is the process in which you rid your body of substances, and it is often done in a medically supervised setting to properly manage any acute or potentially life-threatening symptoms of withdrawal that may occur.
  • Inpatient care. With inpatient addiction treatment or rehab, you would stay and live at the facility for the full duration of your treatment, where you’ll receive round-the-clock care and assistance.
  • Outpatient care. With outpatient addiction treatment or rehab, there is no overnight stay involved with treatment. Rather, you’ll go to your treatment session, which could be a therapy session or maybe a group counseling appointment, and then return home after.
  • Aftercare. Once treatment is completed, many still need to receive support to stay the course of sobriety and recovery. This is often accomplished via aftercare, which could include attending group meetings on your own or living in a sober living facility.

Drug & Alcohol Rehab Facilities that Accept Anthem

American Addiction Centers is an industry leader in addiction care and has a handful of top-notch rehab facilities across the country that may take your Anthem health plan. AAC is proud to work with a variety of health insurance companies, potentially including your Anthem health plan. Be sure to call our helpline today to find out if any of the following 7 AAC facilities are covered under your plan:

  • AdCare Rhode Island. This AAC location provides a variety of addiction treatment services, including individualized treatment plans, research-based treatment, family group therapy, individual, group and family counseling, and motivational interviewing.
  • Desert Hope Treatment Center. This Nevada AAC location specializes in providing both individual and family therapy services, medically supervised detox, aftercare support, and substance use disorder programming designed specifically for Veterans and first responders.
  • Greenhouse Treatment Center. This Texas AAC location specializes in family programs, individualized treatment plans, medically supervised detoxification, and treatment for co-occurring disorders.
  • Laguna Treatment Center. This California AAC location specializes in providing aftercare support, 12-Step programs, individualized treatment programs, and family programs.
  • Oxford Treatment Center. This Mississippi AAC location specializes in providing individualized treatment programs, medical detoxification, family programs, and residential addiction treatment.
  • River Oaks Treatment Center. This Florida AAC location specializes in providing aftercare support, residential treatment, detoxification, and family programs.

If none of the above AAC facilities are covered under your plan, we can still help you find a covered facility in Illinois. There are rehabs near me that can provide the treatment you need. Check out the directory to find a list of facilities and programs.

Sources

  1. United States Census Bureau. (2022, July 1). Quick facts – Illinois.
  2. State of Illinois. (n.d.). Illinois state motto.
  3. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2020.) Behavioral health barometer: Illinois, volume 6: Indicators as measured through the 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health and the National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services.
  4. Healthcare.gov. (n.d.). Mental health & substance abuse coverage.
  5. National Institute on Drug Abuse. (2020, June 3). Types of treatment programs.
  6. National Institute on Drug Abuse; National Institutes of Health; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2019). Treatment approaches for drug addiction DrugFacts.
  7. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2014). What is substance abuse treatment? (Original work published 2004).
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