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UnitedHealthcare for Arizona Addiction Treatment

UnitedHealthcare 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 Arizona, UnitedHealthcare insurance may be able to help cover some or all of the cost of rehab.
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UnitedHealthcare for Arizona Addiction Treatment

You can access your UnitedHealthcare (UHC) insurance plan when seeking drug and alcohol addiction treatment in Arizona. UnitedHealthcare provides substance misuse and mental health solutions for Arizona residents, allowing you to move forward with the care and services you need.

You can locate rehab facilities near you by connecting with one of our admissions navigators at . Ensuring that your UnitedHealthcare insurance is in network with the rehab facility you select will help streamline the process.

UnitedHealthcare Coverage

UnitedHealthcare insurance offers a range of plans to meet different needs. These plans include the following:

  • Employer plans. These plans work for small and large businesses. Also, people who are self-employed can find available plans.1
  • Medicaid plan. Eligible residents may qualify for a Medicaid UnitedHealthcare insurance plan.1
  • Medicare plans. UHC offers various Medicare plans for adults over age 65.2
  • Supplemental insurance. This refers to Medigap, and it will pay for certain out-of-pocket costs.2
  • UHC Choice Open plan. This plan provides national access to facilities and physicians that are in the network with UHC. No referral is needed.3
  • UHC Choice Plus. Get access to healthcare, including out-of-network coverage and no referrals with this plan.4
  • UHC PPO. You can use any facility, doctor, or hospital in the UHC network on this plan.5

Does UnitedHealthcare Cover Drug and Alcohol Rehab in Arizona?

If you’re concerned about your health insurance covering a substance abuse treatment program, you can contact an American Addiction Centers admissions navigator and they will verify your benefits and coverage levels.

You can expect to have UHC cover some or all of your treatment costs. The amount covered may depend on the tier level that you have. For example, the gold tier covers more services than the bronze tier.6

If you verify your insurance now, you can get an immediate answer about your coverage.

Does UnitedHealthcare Cover Inpatient Addiction Rehab in Arizona?

Whether you are going into treatment for drug or alcohol treatment, you can count on UnitedHealthcare substance abuse coverage to come through with payment for some or all services.

An addiction specialist or physician can assess your needs to determine what type of treatment program is best for you. Often, a drug detox program is necessary to start the journey.

Inpatient care is also a vital part of the journey to sobriety. At a minimum, UnitedHealthcare inpatient rehab coverage will provide partial coverage for this type of treatment.

Once you complete a detox and inpatient program, outpatient is often a good next step in the process.

Additional Types of Addiction Programs in Arizona Covered by UHC

There are other types of addiction programs that might be appropriate for you. These include the following:

  • Couples’ treatment. Couples may need to get treatment together to improve their home dynamics.
  • Rehab for veterans. Veterans face a multitude of issues that may require special services, such as rehab targeted directly to them.
  • Aftercare. Care and services continue in many ways after initial treatment.

Does UnitedHealthcare Cover Mental Health in Arizona?

UnitedHealthcare rehab facilities in Arizona offer a range of services to aid with mental health issues. Some behavioral therapies include:

Other Options to Pay for Addiction Treatment in Arizona

You may be concerned about paying for addiction treatment or how to pay for additional rehab costs. If you don’t have healthcare benefits, the best course of action is to contact the rehab center and tell them you’re paying without insurance. They can look into other options to help cover costs.

For example, the rehab may offer financial aid, scholarships, or sliding fee scales. Additionally, some facilities are state-funded, while others are free rehabs.

Begin your journey to better health by contacting an AAC Admissions Navigator today at .


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  3. UnitedHealthcare. (2022). Small Business Health Options Program.
  4. UnitedHealthcare. (2023). UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus plans.
  5. UnitedHealthcare. (2023). UnitedHealthcare Options PPO plans.
  6. UnitedHealthcare. (2023). Understanding how the health care Marketplace works.
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