Drug Rehab Centers Covered by Oscar in California

Last updated: 01 February 2022


Oscar is a health insurance provider for employers and their employers, families, and individuals living and working throughout California. Oscar does offer various types of health insurance plans that can be selected, and most plans will include some type of basic coverage for the treatment of a substance use disorder. Substance abuse and addiction are a common problem all throughout California, within the larger metropolitan areas, small towns, and larger communities. People who are young and old struggles with addiction, and will tend to use their health insurance, if they are covered, to pay for treatment. Oscar's health insurance plans can be accepted at some of the state-funded or private drug rehabilitation centers in California. When you are searching for a drug rehab program in the state, it will be a good idea to contact your Oscar insurance representative and find out what your plan does cover. It is not always easy to pay for the treatment of drug addiction, and at least a health insurance plan can provide some financial relief.

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Oscar Health Insurance is headquartered in New York City and is a technology focussed health insurance company. Essentially, this means the insurance company focusses on the insurance industry through telemedicine, healthcare technological interfaces, and transparent claims pricing systems. The insurance company provides individual health plans in California, among other states. The plans for behavioral health, which include substance abuse, cover an array of services. Some of the specific services covered include psychotherapy counseling, group counseling, outpatient and inpatient drug rehabilitation, yoga and meditation classes, and activity perks to promote physical well-being. Choosing the right type of treatment depends on the severity of the addiction. Some drug problems require outpatient care, whereas others will need residential rehabilitation.

The insurance company partnered with Optum to develop a network of doctors and other resources. For example, clients will have provider availability assistance, access to virtual therapy sessions, hand on case management, crisis support, and claims assistance. When searching for drug treatment centers in California, every program, whether public or private, will often work with health insurance. However, the extent of the coverage does depend on the plan. Substance abuse treatment programs will help you determine if your policy covers the services you are inquiring about.

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Marcel Gemme, DATS

Marcel Gemme, DATS


on February 1, 2022

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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.