Drug Rehab Centers Covered by Oscar in New York

Created On Tuesday, 16, May 2017
Modified On Wednesday, 08, September 2021


The New York State of Health provides an online health insurance market place where residents of the state can sign up for an Oscar Health Insurance plan. There are various tiers of plans that fall under Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum. Anyone who applies for an Oscar health plan will also find out if they are eligible for the state Medicaid, Essential Plans, or CHIP coverage. Legal residents of New York State can apply during open enrollment. Health insurance is essential to have, especially if you or one of your family members are struggling with a drug or alcohol addiction. Oscar health insurance has provided affordable substance abuse benefits within all of its plans.

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Some of the services covered by the plan include psychotherapy counseling or talk therapy, which is vital for addicts to address the underlying problems of his or her addiction. There is also group counseling, which helps peers stay connected and offer group support. Outpatient or inpatient drug treatment would also be covered. This would also include the alcohol or drug detox process and or withdrawal management. At the Oscar Center in downtown Brooklyn, yoga and meditation classes are offered, which helps people manage stress and other issues in life. Oscar health insurance is partnered with Optum, which provides an extensive network of services. In addition to the various benefits, members will also have access to virtual web-based therapy, hands-on case management, and crisis support.


Marcel Gemme, DATS


on September 8, 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.