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Rehabs in Pennsylvania that Accept Anthem Insurance

Anthem health insurance offers coverage for a range of healthcare services, including mental health and substance misuse treatment. If you or a loved one are struggling with drug or alcohol addiction and seeking treatment in Pennsylvania, Anthem insurance may be able to help cover some or all of the cost of rehab.
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Rehabs in Pennsylvania that Accept Anthem Insurance

When you seek drug and alcohol treatment, understanding how to pay for rehab is essential. Anthem insurance often covers the cost of different addiction services to some extent, including medical detox, inpatient rehab, and outpatient services.1

Knowing your insurance benefits makes it easier to find a rehab that accepts Anthem. American Addiction Centers (AAC) can help you verify your insurance. Call our helpline to speak with an admissions navigator any time at and someone can help you through the process of finding treatment in Pennsylvania.

Does Anthem Cover Drug and Alcohol Rehab in Pennsylvania?

Anthem covers drug and alcohol rehab in Pennsylvania; your level of coverage often depends on factors related to your specific policy, the provider you choose, and the level of care you need. Addiction treatment is typically most effective when a plan that addresses your needs is in place.2 So, what works for one person may not work for another.2 Your care plan may involve a combination of therapeutic interventions, which your Anthem insurance may cover to a certain degree.

How to Use Anthem for Rehab in Pennsylvania

Using Anthem for rehab in Pennsylvania is simple. First, schedule an assessment with your primary care provider or an addiction specialist. Addiction assessments help you and your provider better understand the severity of your addiction and determine the most appropriate level of care.

Once you know which type of program is a good choice, verify your insurance before exploring your options for a Pennsylvania rehab that takes Anthem. Knowing your specific Anthem coverage can make finding treatment go smoother. You can choose from different rehabs with the certainty that at least a portion of the costs are covered.

There are a few ways to verify your insurance. You can call the number on the back of your insurance card or reach out to AAC for help. Our admissions navigators offer free, no-obligation assistance through our helpline and can check your benefits while you’re on the phone.

What Types of Addiction Treatment Are Covered by Anthem in Pennsylvania?

Anthem covers all levels of drug and alcohol treatment in Pennsylvania. But the exact level of coverage varies based on your specific insurance plan and treatment needs. Multiple levels of care are available to meet you where you are in your recovery journey. Here are some common types of addiction treatment your Anthem insurance may cover:2

  • Detox. You might experience withdrawal and cravings when you stop using drugs or alcohol. Detox is a safe environment where medical professionals can provide medications to help you detox safely and move on to another level of care.
  • Inpatient rehab. In inpatient rehab, you live at a treatment facility and have ongoing, attentive care. Individual therapy, group counseling, and psychoeducation are available to help you build coping skills to promote long-term recovery.
  • Outpatient rehab. You can live at home while in outpatient treatment and receive the same type of care as inpatient rehab. Some traditional programs are less structured and require less frequent attendance. Others, such as intensive outpatient programs (IOPs), include attending treatment daily for several hours.
  • Aftercare. Mental health professionals recommend continuous care after rehab. Ongoing counseling, 12-Step programs, sober living homes, and outpatient care are common aftercare services.

Your coverage differs based on your specific situation and treatment needs. Maybe you have a severe addiction and need continuous care. Or need treatment but have a demanding job you can’t completely step away from. Diverse situations call for different routes of care. Your doctor or an addiction specialist can help you learn what works best for your lifestyle.

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

Anthem may also partially or fully cover treatment for co-occurring addiction and mental health disorders. When someone suffers from a mental health illness like anxiety, bipolar disorder, or depression, along with addiction, it’s considered a co-occurring disorder.3

Co-occurring disorders are very common, with 19.1% of the 47.6 million adults with mental health illnesses also struggling with addiction in 2018.3 It’s unclear whether one causes the other, but mental health professionals agree treating both illnesses at the same time is often most effective in promoting long-term recovery.2

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires that all insurance companies cover essential benefits, including substance misuse and mental health disorders.4 That means some of the costs of treatment in an Anthem rehab in Pennsylvania will always be covered.

Drug and Alcohol Rehab Facilities that Accept Anthem

Anthem is a major health insurance company serving millions of members across Pennsylvania and nationwide. That said, many rehab facilities accept Anthem for drug and alcohol rehab. Here are some of our facilities that take Anthem:

Finding out what’s covered under your Anthem insurance makes getting treatment straightforward. Contact AAC today to verify your insurance and learn more about addiction treatment in Pennsylvania, covered by Anthem. Call .

Sources

  1. Blue Cross and Blue Shield. (n.d.). Substance use resource center.
  2. National Institute on Drug Abuse. (2018). Principles of drug addiction treatment: A research-based guide (third edition).
  3. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2020). Substance use disorder treatment for people with co-occurring disorders.
  4. gov. (n.d.). Affordable Care Act (ACA).
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