BCBS of Virginia: Health Insurance for Drug and Alcohol Rehab Centers
If you have a substance use disorder (SUD) and are looking for help with your addiction, the first step on your road to recovery is finding the right drug and alcohol rehab center.
One primary goal of addiction treatment (after discontinuing drug use) is to return people to productive functioning within their family, workplace, and community, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).1
For those with Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance, your benefits may cover all or part of drug and alcohol rehab. Based on your needs and treatment plan, these services may include:
Does BCBS Cover Rehab Centers in VA?
Blue Cross Blue Shield is offered throughout Virginia as Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Virginia and CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield.2 Like most health insurance plans, you may be responsible for costs such as your deductible, copays, coinsurance, and out-of-pocket maximum.
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Virginia plans are offered across a range of price levels and include bronze, silver, and gold plans.3 CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield plans are similar, offered at silver, gold, and catastrophic levels through HMO and PPO plans.4
Mental health, behavioral health, and substance abuse services must be covered as essential health benefits according to the Affordable Care Act.5 The best way to find out your exact coverage levels for drug and alcohol addiction treatment is to verify your benefits. To speak with an admissions navigator, call