Rehab Insurance Coverage in Virginia
Most of the rehab centers in Virginia accept insurance, check whether your insurance covers rehab treatment.
Does Your Insurance Cover Treatment in Virginia?
Blue Cross Blue Shield Virginia
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
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Virginia
Anthem of Virginia: Health Insurance for Drug and Alcohol Rehab Centers
There are over 8.6 million people residing in Virginia.1 Such a large population contributes to high numbers of substance misuse challenges.2 If you are coping with drug or alcohol addiction, you can count on your Anthem health insurance plan for help with addiction treatment in Virginia.
You can also take comfort in knowing you are not alone in your quest for well-being when it comes to substance misuse. A 2019 report indicates that 25,833 people sought treatment in a Virginia substance misuse facility.2 Of all the drugs that people sought help with detox, the most common were alcohol, opiates, cocaine, marijuana, and methamphetamines.
The breakdown of individuals who went into drug rehab and addiction treatment centers in Virginia in 2019 is as follows:2
- 7,421 sought treatment with alcohol being either the primary or secondary substance used.
- Opiate misuse—whether related to heroin or other opiate drugs—was the reason 6,705 people went for substance abuse treatment.
- 2,408 Virginia residents checked into a substance abuse treatment center for help with cocaine or crack misuse.
- Marijuana/hashish was a substance that 4,514 people went into treatment for.
- Methamphetamine/amphetamines were the primary substance for which 2,602 sought a rehab treatment plan at a substance abuse facility.
This report, produced by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), indicates that alcohol is the most used substance in the state.
Does Anthem Cover Rehab Centers in VA?
Seeking inpatient treatment, outpatient treatment, or a detoxification program is a good first step for anyone struggling with substance misuse. Access your Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Virginia coverage for drug and alcohol rehab and begin the journey to wellness.
You can discuss Anthem treatment in Virginia with an admissions navigator at American Addiction Centers. Our admissions navigators will be able to check your insurance coverage instantly when you call. Call today