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Massachusetts Rehabs That Accept BCBS Insurance

Blue Cross Blue Shield 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 addiction and seeking treatment in Massachusetts, BCBS insurance may be able to help cover some or all of the cost of rehab.
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Does Blue Cross Blue Shield Cover Addiction Treatment in Massachusetts?

With Blue Cross Blue Shield is required to provide some degree of coverage for the medically necessary treatment of mental health disorders, potentially including addiction treatment. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) mandates that insurers provide their members with essential benefits. These benefits include:2(bullets)

  • Behavioral health treatment, such as counseling.
  • Treatment and services for mental health conditions.
  • Substance use disorder treatment.

The amount of coverage your insurance will pay for varies depending on your specific policy. It can be helpful to reach out to your doctor before committing to treatment to determine costs and coverage.

Which BCBS Plans in Massachusetts Cover Addiction Treatment?

You may be able to access addiction treatment in Massachusetts, potentially covered by BCBS plans. The level of care and the number of services that your insurance will pay for may depend on the type of BCBS plan you have. There are several tiers of plans for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts. These levels include the following:3

  • Platinum plans.
  • Gold plans.
  • Silver plans.
  • Bronze plans.
  • Catastrophic plans.

What types of drug and alcohol rehab does BCBS cover in Massachusetts?

Finding the best level of treatment is an important element in your care. Each person is unique and requires a personalized treatment plan. As such, it can be helpful to take the steps to determine which levels of care you need in order to achieve recovery.

Your BCBS of Massachusetts may help cover some of the following types of treatments:

  • Medical detox. Detox is the process by which the body rids itself of harmful substances. Due to the potential for withdrawal symptoms, many may opt to attend a medically supervised detox program.
  • Inpatient treatment program. Inpatient treatment (also known as residential treatment) allows patients to live at a treatment center and receive care 24/7.
  • Outpatient programs. Outpatient treatment programs allow individuals to live at home and work while still receiving addiction treatment at a licensed facility. There are many different types of outpatient programs, such as an intensive outpatient program and a partial hospitalization program.
  • Aftercare. Once you’ve completed an addiction treatment program, you may seek aftercare programs like support groups to help you maintain sobriety.

How to Use Blue Cross Blue Shield for Rehab in Massachusetts

You can begin the process of using BCBS to find rehab in Massachusetts by contacting your insurance company to find out which tier level you have and what it covers. However, this may still leave you with questions about whether it will cover the specific treatment you need at a particular rehab facility.

An easier way to get the answer you need is to contact the rehab center directly. An admissions navigator will verify your insurance and discuss your treatment options. You can begin the admissions process right then and be on your way to recovery.

Drug & Alcohol Rehab Facilities that Accept Blue Cross Blue Shield

Several of American Addiction Centers’s facilities accept Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance plans:

Call American Addiction Centers (AAC) for help finding rehabs in Massachusetts that accept BCBS. AAC’s addiction helpline offers 24/7 assistance to people who are attempting to seek sobriety. The admissions navigator will explain the treatment levels available at rehabs near you and verify your insurance. You will be on the road to recovery in no time! Reach out to someone today.

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