United Health Group is the largest insurer within the United States and some of its policies will cover the treatment of a drug or alcohol addiction. There are many different policies to choose from, but often the individual will pay everything upfront to the service provider in Alabama or they will file an insurance claim and may have to pay an out-of-pocket expense, or what is often referred to as a co-pay. Within the state of Alabama, there are numerous families struggling with a loved one who is addicted to drugs or alcohol, and it can be difficult to afford drug addiction treatment. Some of the treatment options that United Healthcare insurance may cover include detox, inpatient medical detox, outpatient drug rehab, inpatient treatment, group therapy, family therapy, or coverage for the medications needed for addiction treatment. Within the state of Alabama will be some drug and alcohol treatment programs that will accept United Healthcare insurance.