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United Healthcare For Drug And Alcohol Rehab Treatment In Los Angeles CA

Alta Centers in network with United Healthcare , Oscar, Optum. Motion Industry Health Plans for Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment in Los Angeles California

Alta Centers, an inpatient addiction treatment rehab, is now the network provider for behavioral health with United HealthCare, Optum Behavioral Health and Oscar insurances. Alta Centers is the only provider in Hollywood to be able to offer HMO/EPO, as well as PPO, residential treatment for alcoholism and substance abuse to Motion Picture Industry (“MPI”), International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (“IATSE”) and SAG-AFTRA union members.

About United HealthCare

United HealthCare is a conglomerate part of U.S. Behavioral Health Plan, California (“USBHPC”) and United Behavioral Systems, Inc., U.S. Behavioral Health, The Travelers Insurance Company, The MetraHealth Insurance Company, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, PacifiCare and United Health and Life Insurance Company and/or U.S. Behavioral Health Plan, California, PacifiCare Behavioral Health Inc. United HealthCare and Optum are in cohesive partnership offering an array of health services and health benefits, including addiction treatment in drug rehab and alcohol rehab. Oscar partners with Optum Behavioral Health to offer behavioral health coverage also.

Coverage of Addiction Treatment by United Healthcare

In general, insurance policies cover all or part of the costs of addiction treatment. The type of treatment and provider can affect the coverage. United Healthcare, one of the largest insurers in the United States offers several plans that offer varying levels coverage. These may include and provided at Alta Centers:

Inpatient/residential rehab, which are known as a live-in treatment program in which patients receive around-the-clock care and supervision.

This level of care may be recommended to individuals struggling to manage their recovery on their own and unable to benefit from lower levels such as outpatient therapy and those living in surroundings not conducive to sobriety. Additionally, inpatient stays may be recommended for individuals suffering from co-occurring disorders; who have experienced prior relapse; and require medication management for withdrawal symptoms or need withdrawal management support. Residential drug rehab treatment offers increased focus on recovery while clinical and medical supervision provide greater control during withdrawal process, making management of severe withdrawal symptoms or any significant other medical or mental health conditions more effectively.

 

Co-occurring disorder treatment with United HealthCare

Mental health conditions often co-occur. Co-occurring disorders include depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder that often arise with addiction.

It can be difficult for people with co-occurring disorders to manage both conditions simultaneously. In many cases, the symptoms of one disorder can affect the other. If a person feels depressed, for example, that person might be less likely than usual to adhere to your addiction recovery program. If he or she is anxious, they might be more inclined to use alcohol or drugs compulsively to cope.

Dual diagnosis is also known as co-occurring disorders and requires treatment for both Mental Health Disorders and addiction.

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires insurance companies to cover mental health treatment. This includes both co-occurring disorders treatment and standalone drug rehab.

United Healthcare offers some coverage of co-occurring disorders in its mental health plans. The specifics of this coverage will depend on the plan.

Types of Addiction Treatment Therapies covered by United Healthcare

At Alta Centers, under United Healthcare’s substance abuse coverage you will receive inpatient treatments, which include, medication-assisted therapy, behavioral therapies, and detox. The comprehensive approach to addiction care ensures patients receive the treatment they need to recover.

The treatment of addiction is complex and requires a broad approach to all factors involved. United Healthcare’s drug rehab and alcohol rehab program includes all the treatment options necessary to help patients recover.

Treatment programs can be brief lasting up to seven days or more comprehensive lasting 30 days or longer. Insurance coverage for addiction treatment can vary depending on policy and provider. United Healthcare providers can help patients determine their coverage for addiction treatment.

Difference between in-network and out-of-network United Healthcare Rehab Centers

United Healthcare has a contract with in-network facilities, like Alta Centers, meaning that they are bound to charge a specific amount for drug treatments and alcohol treatments. Out-of network centers may charge more because they have not agreed to the terms.

Because of an agreement with United Healthcare, in-network rehab facilities will offer lower prices for their services. The insurance company will pay a specific amount for services provided by these rehab centers. The patient is only responsible for the deductible and out-of-pocket expenses. Out-of-network clinics, on the other hand do not have a contract. They may therefore charge more for the exact same services and balance bill a patient for the difference between their retail price and the payment from the insurance company.

How to verify your United Healthcare Insurance coverage for Substance Abuse Treatment?

When seeking treatment for addiction, it is important to have health insurance coverage that includes substance abuse treatment. Alta Centers will verify your United Healthcare insurance coverage either in a confidential call or through an insurance verification form.

Call Alta Centers to verify your insurance CALL US TODAY : 888-202-2583