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Rehabs in New Jersey That Accept Anthem Insurance

Anthem is a subsidiary of Blue Cross Blue Shield and provides coverage for a range of healthcare services, including substance use disorder (SUD) treatment. If you or a loved one are struggling with drug or alcohol addiction and seeking treatment in New Jersey, your insurance plan may provide full or partial coverage for the cost of rehab.
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Does Anthem Cover Drug and Alcohol Rehab in New Jersey?

Yes, Anthem covers drug and alcohol rehab in New Jersey.1 The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires all long-term health insurance plans to cover 10 essential health benefits, which include mental health and substance use disorder (SUD) treatment.2 Depending on your Anthem plan, you may be able to find treatment providers and rehabs that accept Anthem in New Jersey. Call to speak with an American Addiction Centers admissions navigator who can help verify your insurance.

How to Use Anthem for Rehab in New Jersey

Using Anthem for rehab in New Jersey is easy. You can start by making an appointment with your doctor or a mental health practitioner and discussing your medical history and substance use. They can advise you about treatment and provide referrals if necessary.

You can also contact the phone number on the back of your insurance card and ask for a list of rehabs in New Jersey that are in-network with Anthem. If you have a rehab facility in mind, you can contact the facility directly. If you need assistance, you can contact American Addiction Centers (AAC) at to connect with an admissions navigator. They are available at any time—day or night—and can review your insurance plan to see what treatment centers are within the network.

What Types of Addiction Treatment are Covered by Anthem in New Jersey?

No single treatment approach is suitable for everyone, so it’s important to work closely with your doctor to create a treatment plan that meets your needs. In general, your Anthem insurance plan will focus on covering evidence-based, medically-necessary treatment.

Some of the common types of treatment include:3

  • Detox services help you go through the withdrawal process while medical professionals to manage and monitor your symptoms. Detox is often the first step in recovery and can ease the transition into ongoing treatment.
  • Inpatient rehab offers intensive treatment in a safe, structured environment. With this type of care, you live at the facility for the duration of treatment.
  • Outpatient rehab offers care similar to that of inpatient rehab, however, you live at home during treatment. There are different options for outpatient care that have varying attendance requirements. Standard programs may require weekly attendance, while an intensive outpatient program (IOP) or partial hospitalization program (PHP) may require daily attendance.
  • Aftercare helps ensure you can access resources to implement new habits in your daily life once you complete a formal treatment program.

The treatment you need will depend on your substance use history, home environment, and other factors, which is why it’s important to be honest with your doctor as you seek care.

Does Anthem Cover Co-Occurring Addiction and Mental Health Disorders?

If you struggle with both substance use and a mental health concern, that’s known as a co-occurring disorder, and it’s important to treat both your mental health and substance use in order to maximize your chance of a full recovery.4

Can you find an Anthem rehab in New Jersey that does both and use your insurance to pay for it? Yes, you can—both substance use and mental health treatment are part of the 10 essential health benefits your insurance is required to cover.2

Drug and Alcohol Rehab Facilities That Accept Anthem

There are a variety of facilities around the country that accept Anthem insurance. For example, we’re proud to run several high-quality treatment facilities that can help you get the care you need to break free of substance use.

Our facilities include:

If you’re interested in a New Jersey treatment facility, you can use several different tools to help you find one that accepts Anthem. As mentioned, our admissions navigators are available 24/7. You can also look at the rehab directory or use the SAMHSA treatment locator.

Regardless, you deserve a life free of substance use. We’d love to be part of your journey to creating that life. Contact us today at to get started.


  1. Anthem. (2023). About us.
  2. (n.d.). What Marketplace health insurance plans cover.
  3. (n.d.). Treatment options.
  4. National Institute on Drug Abuse. (2020, April). What are the treatments for comorbid substance use disorder and mental health conditions?
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