D.C Drug and Alcohol Detox & Rehab Centers Covered by Medicaid

Created On Monday, 10, November 2014
Modified On Friday, 17, September 2021


Currently, in D.C., there are just a few different treatment centers/health centers, centers that will accept Medicaid state insurance as coverage for services and treatment. Medicaid health insurance can help families and individuals in low-income brackets, persons with disabilities, the elderly, and pregnant women. Medicaid in Washington D.C. is a low-cost or free health insurance provider.

People struggling with drug or alcohol addiction in Washington D.C. can use Medicaid at residential or outpatient Medicaid drug rehabilitation programs. Some drug treatment services providers in Washington D.C. will accept health insurance, and anyone with Medicaid coverage should inquire with the various programs in the area to check what is covered. Struggling with a substance abuse disorder can be tough, and it is difficult for families to watch a loved one spiral out of control because of his or her drug or alcohol use. Locating the best possible help is important, and if a family has Medicaid health insurance, they may have to rely on this to help pay for treatment.

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The listing below contains facilities that take Medicaid as payment in D.C. It can be incomplete so if you cannot find what you are looking for, please contact one of our treatment specialists at 1-800-304-2219.



Marcel Gemme, DATS - Author

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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.