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Anthem Insurance For Addiction Treatment

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When it comes to substance abuse and addiction, it is very challenging for anyone to admit their drug or alcohol abuse problem. If addiction is causing adverse consequences in your life, then it is an alarming moment for anyone to understand the fact about your substance abuse and addiction.

Now it’s time to seek treatment for your addiction, we understand that overwhelming from your problem might be a big step. Rehab can also be expensive, most insurance policies give at least some coverage for your substance abuse treatment or mental health treatment. Anthem is one of the trusted health insurance plan providers. So in this blog, we will be providing some information about Anthem insurance coverage for your addiction treatment.

In the United States of America, Anthem is one of the leading and best health insurance companies which was founded in the year 1940 and earlier was known as Wellpoint, Inc. More than 40 million residents in the USA hold Anthem insurance health policies

Do Anthem Cover Addiction And Mental Health Treatment Centers?

Since Anthem is the parent company of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield network, it gives similar benefits as other BCBSA policies. Although the standard and level of coverage depending on the place of the policyholder and the type of treatment program or plan they choose. Here we have listed some common addiction and mental health treatment services that Anthem covers:

  • Detox and/or medical detox services
  • Mental health services
  • Partial hospitalization programs
  • Intensive outpatient services
  • Emergency and crisis services
  • Acute inpatient or residential programs
  • Access to therapists, psychiatrists, social workers, and substance abuse treatment providers

How To Verify Insurance Coverage?

Kindly contact us today at 802-231-1018 for verifying benefits to see how anthem insurance can help with the cost of both substance abuse treatment and mental health treatment. Make sure to have the insurance card and/or appropriate information accessible to help facilitate the process.

Coverage Levels And Coverage Plans (Health Fund)

Anthem is completely authorized by the Blue Cross Blue Shield services and they obey their categorization of health coverage policies. This is the reason that they have many levels that individuals can sign up for. At present, Anthem is divided into four main categories of plans those levels are:

Coverage Levels And Coverage Plans

  • Bronze-level plans: This plan has the highest copays and deductible, but they have the least expensive monthly premiums. Bronze plans cover around 60 percent of all your medical expenses that will be paid by Anthem
  • Silver-level plans: This plan has lower copays and deductible, but when compared to bronze monthly premiums are high. Silver plans cover approximately 60 percent of all your medical expenses that will be paid by Anthem. 
  • Gold-level plans: This plan has the lowest deductible but the monthly premiums high with more benefits. Co-pays are less than other plans. Gold plans cover approximately 80 percent of all your medical expenses that will be paid by Anthem. 
  • Platinum-level plans: In this plan your monthly premiums cost high, but the plan has lower copays and deductible. Platinum plans cover approximately 90 percent of all your medical expenses that will be paid by Anthem. 

As part of a behavioral healthcare plan, Anthem, Inc. provides services in the treatment of drug or alcohol addiction or all 50 states. As said before, It is the major provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield services in these below-mentioned states:

  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Georgia
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky
  • Maine
  • Missouri
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • Ohio
  • Virginia
  • Wisconsin

Although these are the common levels of coverage, there is a variable depending on the services you need, your specific plan and the state you live in.

Last Update : October 7, 2020


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  1. Informative post, thanks for sharing the insurance for addiction treatment, Keep the good work

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