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Cigna is an international health insurance company with 10,000 in-network providers and thanks to the Affordable Care Act, also provides addiction treatment coverage. Contrary to some common beliefs, addiction is a serious mental health disorder that requires professional treatment in order to fully recover. If you are struggling with addiction and wondering how to pay for treatment, then the good news is that you can use Cigna Health Insurance for drug rehab at many facilities, including Beaches Recovery in Jacksonville, Florida.
The Affordable Care Act expanded coverage and protection for those with mental health and substance abuse disorders in 2014. Prior to that, about one-third of those with individual health insurance plans had no coverage for substance abuse disorders. Now you have the option of using Cigna Health Insurance for drug rehab instead of trying to get free of addiction on your own, which is very difficult and can be dangerous.
When you think about using your Cigna Health plan for drug or alcohol addiction treatment, it’s important to check with either Beaches Recovery or Cigna to find out exactly what might be covered. The addiction treatment and recovery process usually starts with detox as withdrawal symptoms from certain substances can be severe and dangerous. From there, the ideal next step is an inpatient program where patients live at the treatment facility while undergoing counseling and various therapies. In a step-down model, the next level of treatment would be a partial hospitalization program (PHP), where patients return home in the evening, but spend much of their day at the facility.
After PHP, intensive outpatient and general outpatient programs make up the next level of the step-down model. Sometimes patients may choose to enter outpatient treatment after detox due to lifestyle and commitments or cost concerns. Inpatient is generally recommended for patients who have a long history of addiction, an unstable current living environment or serious co-occurring disorders. After the levels of treatment, a quality JCAHO-accredited facility like Beaches Recovery will also make plans with patients for aftercare and sober living.
You can use your Cigna Health Insurance plan at Beaches Recovery in Florida, just make sure to call us for a full detail of the programs and treatments covered. Beaches offers treatment for alcohol, cocaine, heroin, meth, opiates and prescription drug addictions, through all levels of treatment such as inpatient, outpatient and PHP. Safe medical detox is offered through a partner facility nearby and will be determined upon a pre-admissions assessment. We offer the 12-step approach, group and individual counseling and a variety of holistic therapies, including art therapy, music therapy and equine therapy..
Beaches Recovery also offers dual diagnosis treatment to help those with co-occurring disorders. Patients with these conditions often have a more difficult time getting quality treatment to allow them lasting recovery.
No one should have to attempt to get free of addiction on their own. With Cigna Health insurance, you have options in paying for addiction treatment. Call Beaches Recovery today at 866-605-0532 to verify your insurance or learn more about our programs.