Drug Rehab Centers Covered by AmeriHealth in New York

Created On Monday, 21, March 2016
Modified On Tuesday, 09, November 2021


The state of New York has many different drug and alcohol rehab programs located all throughout the state, and in every county, addicts can access the help they need to handle their substance abuse problems and addiction issues. Many of these drug treatment centers in the state of New York are able to accept health insurance, which will cover the costs of drug rehab and treatment. Drug and alcohol addicts can access residential and outpatient programs along with detox programs that can also provide medical detox services for addicts of all ages and backgrounds. AmeriHealth insurance is accepted at some drug and alcohol treatment centers in the state of New York and can help cover the costs of drug treatment. Addicts can gain access to specific programs that can offer holistic drug treatment, and also group and individual counseling services. Drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs are fully equipped to help handle all cases of addiction.

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AmeriHealth Insurance and Substance Abuse Treatment in New York

AmeriHealth Family of Companies provides a range of services for individuals, families, and employers. AmeriHealth does cover substance abuse services that are deemed medically necessary, and if AmeriHealth covers you, you will have at least some coverage for addiction treatment. The AmeriHealth plan that you have, determines the type of treatment that is covered. For example, this would include the number of days you can receive coverage for detox. There number of days spent in residential treatment and outpatient treatment does vary. Health insurance is necessary, and there is an option for New Yorkers within the Marketplace to purchase family or individual health insurance.

According to the United States Census Bureau in 2018, approximately 8.5% of people or 27.5 million people in the nation did not have health insurance. The percentage of people with health insurance coverage for all or part of 2018 was 91.5%, which was lower than in 2017. Between 2017 and 2018, the percentage of people with public coverage decreased by 0.4%. In 2018, private health insurance coverage was the most prevalent within the country covering over 67% of the population. Employer-based health insurance in the nation covered over 55% of the population. Most families and individuals in the state of New York have their health insurance through an employer.


Marcel Gemme, DATS


on November 9, 2021

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Marcel Gemme has been helping people struggling with addiction for over 19 years. He first started as an intake counselor for a drug rehabilitation center in 2000. During his 5 years as an intake counselor, he helped many addicts get the treatment they needed. He also dealt with the families and friends of those people; he saw first-hand how much strain addiction puts on a family and how it can tear relationships apart. With drug and alcohol problems constantly on the rise in the United States and Canada, he decided to use the Internet as a way to educate and help many more people in both those countries. This was 15 years ago. Since then, Marcel has built two of the largest websites in the U.S. and Canada which reach and help millions of people each year. He is an author and a leader in the field of drug and alcohol addiction. His main focus is threefold: education, prevention and rehabilitation. To this day, he still strives to be at the forefront of technology in order to help more and more people. He is a Licensed Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist graduate with Honours of Stratford Career Institute. Marcel has also received a certificate from Harvard for completing a course entitled The Opioid Crisis in America and a certificate from The University of Adelaide for completing a course entitled AddictionX: Managing Addiction: A Framework for Succesful Treatment.