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Beacon Health Insurance for New Jersey Addiction Treatment

Finding an rehab in New Jersey that accepts Beacon is important if you are struggling with a substance use disorder. With Beacon health insurance, you have access to the essential health benefits of marketplace plans, including mental health and substance use disorders.
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Beacon Health 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 Beacon Health insurance, you can find addiction treatment in New Jersey. 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 a Beacon rehab in New Jersey.

Alcohol and Drug Use in New Jersey

New Jersey has a population of just over 9 million people.1 Its capital is Trenton, while Newark and Jersey City are two of its largest cities.1 Nicknamed the Garden State, New Jersey has its struggles with substance misuse.1

In 2021, 86,670 people in New Jersey sought help at a substance misuse treatment center.2 The top two substances New Jersey residents went into rehab for were opiates (39,422) and alcohol (31,065). 2

What is Beacon Health Insurance?

Beacon Health insurance plans primarily focus on and provide healthcare for mental health and substance misuse issues.3 Now known as Carelon Behavioral Health, Beacon Health provides services for people across the country. 3 If you are struggling with an addiction health need, you can contact your provider about moving forward with a recovery plan.

People may require treatment for various substances, such as these common ones:

Beacon Health options will provide coverage for these substances and others.

Beacon Health Insurance Plans

With a Beacon Health insurance plan, you can receive coverage for at least part of the costs of a treatment plan. The quickest way to find out what your insurance will cover is to contact the rehab center’s addiction hotline so that an admissions navigator can verify your benefits.

You can also fill out the form on this page for an immediate answer about your benefits.

Does Beacon Health Options Cover Rehab in New Jersey?

Yes, Beacon Health insurance plans will cover at least some of the costs of rehab in New Jersey and other locations. There are several treatment levels in rehab that you may participate in during recovery. Beacon will assist with covering at least some of the costs of a range of treatment levels.

How to Use Beacon for Rehab in New Jersey

You can access your Beacon insurance in New Jersey in a few different ways. You may wish to call Beacon Health to discuss your policy and determine what co-pays you have. Additionally, you can reach out to the rehab facility for insurance verification. Some people like to consult with their primary care physician (PCP) first to get a referral. Any of these methods are helpful in moving ahead to a recovery plan. Begin the journey now by calling and talking to an admissions navigator for free, no-obligation assistance.

How to Check My Beacon Coverage for Rehab in New Jersey

Finding a treatment facility can feel overwhelming, but knowing in advance what your Beacon insurance will cover can give you peace of mind. The good news is that 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.

Types of Addiction Programs in New Jersey Covered by Beacon

Several levels of addiction treatment in New Jersey are available using your Beacon Health plan. The exact amount that will be covered for these various treatments depends on your policy. The first step is consulting with a professional who will advise which treatments you may need for recovery. These levels of care include:

  • Detox. This involves getting rid of the substance from your body and includes the main withdrawal phase. 4(p3)
  • Inpatient rehab. During this level of treatment, you will stay in the facility overnight, and clinicians will be there to guide your progress. 4(p5)
  • Outpatient treatment. Once you leave an inpatient rehab, you may want to move to an outpatient therapy program. 4(p4)
  • Aftercare. This can take the form of a 12-Step program, group therapy, or outpatient support.

Beacon Mental Health New Jersey Coverage

Multiple types of therapy are used in the recovery process. Addiction treatment may include any one or more of the following therapies:

Drug & Alcohol Rehab Facilities that Accept Beacon

You can find rehab facilities that accept Beacon insurance across the country. American Addiction Centers (AAC) has several substance misuse treatment centers that include the following:

If one of our AAC facilities is not in-network, you can use the online directory and filter by “insurance” to find those that are. Searching for “rehabs near me” is another way to find the treatment you need. Check out the directory to find a list of facilities and programs.

Other Options to Pay for Addiction Treatment in New Jersey

If you’re concerned about how you can pay for addiction treatment, reach out to the rehab facility to inquire about financial assistance or scholarship opportunities. Many facilities are state-funded or free. There are ways to get into a rehab facility even if you don’t have insurance.

If you have an insurance policy, you can talk to the admissions navigator about the admissions process. Remember that you still may have some expenses to cover, such as co-pays.

Take the first step today and begin the recovery process.


  1. United States Census Bureau. (2021). State facts for students.
  2. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2023). Quick statistics.
  3. Carelon Behavioral Health. (2023). Home.
  4. National Institute on Drug Abuse. (2019). Treatment approaches for drug addiction.
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