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United Health Care for Addiction Treatment in Connecticut

With a United Healthcare insurance plan, you can likely find an addiction treatment program in Connecticut that suits your individual needs and requirements. Our admissions specialists are here 24/7 to help verify your insurance and determine how treatment will be covered. Contact us at today to get started.
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United HealthCare Plans

 UHC Coverage

United Healthcare Insurance has an array of available insurance plans for members. These health plans include:1

  • Individual and family plans.
  • Medicare plans.
  • Medicaid plans.
  • Dual Special Needs Plans (D-SNP).
  • Employer plans.
  • Supplemental Insurance.
  • UHC Choice Open plan. 2
  • UHC Choice Plus.2
  • UHC PPO.2

If you’re unsure about what plan you have, you can check the back of your insurance card for details.

Does United Health Care Cover Rehab in Connecticut?

United Healthcare Connecticut will help cover at least some of the costs related to rehab treatment. The extent of coverage, however, varies depending on what plan tier you have and you will likely still need to pay a copay and/or deductible.

The quickest way to find out what will be covered with UHC is to contact the rehab facility for insurance verification.

Does United Health Care Cover Inpatient Rehab in Connecticut?

Some people going into a rehab program require inpatient treatment. This involves staying in the facility for a period of time. 3 Professional clinicians, trained in providing substance abuse care, are there to supervise and ensure that you progress safely.3

United Healthcare inpatient rehab coverage can assist people with both drug and alcohol misuse issues. 3 Your United Healthcare substance abuse plan may partially cover inpatient treatment. So, be sure to check with an admissions navigator about your insurance plan details.

If you need to start your United Healthcare addiction treatment plan with a detox program, you can use your UHC plan for coverage.

After detox and inpatient treatment, you may want to consider outpatient treatment to help minimize chances of relapse and maintain close ties to the treatment community

UHC Addiction Treatment Coverage in Connecticut

Additional Types of Addiction Programs in Connecticut Covered by UHC

  • Couples rehab: As the name suggests, this program offers addiction treatment for two people within a relationship.
  • Rehab for veterans: Veterans often return from the field with unresolved trauma and co-occurring substance misuse issues. This type of rehab program is specifically geared toward these individuals and their needs.
  • Aftercare rehab: Once you complete a rigorous treatment program, aftercare provides ongoing support and access to various recovery resources.

These additional rehab treatments may qualify for United Healthcare rehab coverage.

Does United Health Care Cover Mental Health in Connecticut?

During an addiction treatment program, various therapies are used to assist with the mental health care needs of the client. Some of these therapies include:

Additional Resources

United Healthcare Rehab Facilities

The following American Addiction Center rehab facilities offer substance misuse treatment that may be either partially or fully covered by UHC:

Other Insurances That Cover Addiction Rehab

There are several other insurances that cover addiction services. If you have a different insurance plan other than UHC, you should verify coverage with your provider. Listed below are some of the insurance companies that cover substance abuse treatment:

Other Options to Pay for Addiction Treatment in Connecticut

There are other options to help pay for addiction treatment in Connecticut if you don’t have insurance or enough coverage for treatment. You may be able to finance drug and alcohol rehab.

Even if you do have insurance, you may need financial assistance to help pay other costs, such as co-pays, co-insurance, or deductibles. Ask the admissions navigator to determine the amount of these additional costs when you verify your insurance.

Some United Healthcare rehabs and other facilities offer state-funded programs that can aid with a financial payment plan, scholarships, and financial aid. Other free rehabs are available for eligible individuals who don’t have the means to pay for addiction treatment.

It’s vital that you explore all available options and resources for financial assistance in regard to paying for substance abuse treatment. You will very likely be able to find a way to fund treatment by using resources available in your area.


  1. United Healthcare. (2023). Connecticut health insurance plans.
  2. United Healthcare. (2023). United Healthcare navigate plans.
  3. National Institute on Drug Abuse. (2019). Treatment approaches for drug addiction.
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