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Beacon Health Insurance for Florida Addiction Treatment

If you or a loved one are struggling with drug or alcohol addiction and seeking treatment in Florida, Beacon Health Options (Carelon Behavioral Health) may provide full or partial coverage for the cost of rehab. Contact an American Addiction Centers admissions navigator 24/7 at and someone will help you verify your insurance.
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What Is Beacon Health Insurance?

Beacon Health Options, now known as Carelon Behavioral Health, is a healthcare services company that helps members access affordable care and services.1 With over 40 years of experience, Beacon provides behavioral health management services to families, individuals, and more.2 Over 47 million people across all 50 states work with Beacon to get the behavioral health solutions they need, including treatment for mental health disorders and substance use disorder (SUD).2

Beacon offers behavioral health services, specialty health services, medical and pharmacy benefits management, and palliative care.3 For members struggling with a mental health disorder or SUD, Beacon uses its network of more than 115,000 providers to help members access the right behavioral health services.4

Does Beacon Health Cover Addiction Rehab in Florida?

If you have Beacon insurance and are looking for a rehab in Florida, addiction services like medical detox, inpatient rehab, and outpatient rehab may be covered. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was passed in 2010 and broadens access to substance use disorder (SUD) treatment. Under the ACA, all marketplace plans must provide some level of coverage for mental health care, including treatments for substance use disorders. This means if you have a marketplace plan, you can seek treatment for drug and alcohol addiction.5

Your coverage may vary depending on your specific health plan, the state you live in, and the level of care you need. You can reach out to a Beacon rehab in Florida to inquire about your coverage and verify your insurance.

 

What Types of Addiction Treatment Are Covered by Beacon in Florida?

Beacon insurance can help you access a range of addiction treatments in Florida. Beacon insurance may provide full or partial coverage for the following types of addiction treatment:6, 7, 8

  • Detox is a process in addiction treatment where patients withdraw from certain substances while in a medically supervised setting. This helps to ensure a patient’s comfort and safety and can ease the transition into ongoing treatment.
  • Inpatient care may be recommended for patients who need around-the-clock care and support or a more structured environment. With this type of care, patients live at the facility for the duration of treatment.
  • Outpatient care may be similar to inpatient care, but patients live at home or in recovery housing during treatment. Outpatient care can vary greatly. For example, standard programs may require weekly attendance, while an intensive outpatient program (IOP) or partial hospitalization program (PHP) may require daily attendance.
  • Aftercare is recommended after your initial treatment is completed and aims to support long-term recovery. Aftercare can include attending group meetings or living in a sober living home.

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

A co-occurring disorder occurs when an individual has a mental health disorder (e.g., anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression) and a substance use disorder (SUD) at the same time. Beacon insurance can help members access services for co-occurring disorders and mental health disorders in Florida, but the exact amount of coverage will be based on the type of health insurance plan that you have.

Health insurance plans that work with Beacon may have rules regarding where you can seek care to be able to use your insurance plan for coverage and may set limits on how many services you can receive in a plan year. Call our admissions navigators today to learn more about how Beacon and your health plan may cover treatment for co-occurring addiction and mental health disorders in Florida.

Drug and Alcohol Rehab Facilities That Accept Beacon

If you’re in search of treatment centers that work with Beacon, American Addiction Centers (AAC) is here to help. AAC works with a variety of insurance providers and may accept Beacon at the following facilities:

There are many other options for addiction treatment in Florida covered by Beacon. To expand your search, you can use the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) FindTreatment.gov locator to find programs in your area. You can also use our rehab directory to find a facility. Use the filters to narrow your search based on different criteria such as insurance accepted and types of care.

How to Use Beacon for Drug and Alcohol Rehab in Florida

There are several ways you can use Beacon Health Options insurance for addiction services in Florida. Only a medical professional can determine the substance use disorder (SUD) treatment that is best for you. This is why many people struggling with drug or alcohol addiction start by scheduling an appointment with their doctor.

Another option is to call the number on the back of your insurance card and ask for a list of rehabs in Florida that are in-network with Beacon. If you have a specific rehab facility you are interested in, you can also contact the facility directly. The facility can answer your questions and verify your insurance in just a few minutes.

Other Options to Pay for Addiction Treatment in Florida

In some situations, Beacon may not cover all or any of the costs associated with addiction treatment in Florida. However, there may be options available to you to help offset the costs of care.

Be sure to ask the rehab facility you attend whether they offer any financial assistance or payment options, such as financing, payment plans, or sliding scales. You can also work with research state-funded treatment plans or options (e.g., grants) for which you may qualify to help get the treatment you need.

If you need assistance, you can contact American Addiction Centers 24 hours a day by calling . Our admissions navigators can guide you through the process and help you find rehabs in-network with Anthem. Calling is always confidential and free.

Sources

  1. Carelon Behavioral Health. (n.d.). Home.
  2. Carelon Behavioral Health. (n.d.). About us.
  3. Carelon Behavioral Health. (n.d.). Solutions.
  4. Carelon Behavioral Health. (n.d.). Carelon behavioral care.
  5. HealthCare.gov. (n.d.). Mental health & substance abuse coverage.
  6. National Institute on Drug Abuse. (2020, June). Types of treatment programs.
  7. National Institute on Drug Abuse. (2019, January). Treatment approaches for drug addiction.
  8. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2014). What is substance abuse treatment?
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