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Created On Friday, 14, November 2014
Modified On Wednesday, 17, March 2021

Drug And Alcohol Treatment Facilities Covered By Medicare In Virginia

Medicare health insurance is an affordable health insurance provider for many residents of Virginia. Medicare health insurance provides coverage for people who are 65 years old or older and for anyone who has a disability in Virginia. People who apply for Medicare and who are eligible will pay a monthly premium, which is based on their overall income. Medicare health insurance in Virginia will help pay for the cost of a drug and alcohol treatment program. Within the state of Virginia are some drug treatment centers that will take Medicare health insurance to help pay for the cost of treatment. Medicare will help people who are elderly and people with a disability get affordable drug treatment within inpatient or outpatient centers, detox programs, or at a hospital inpatient treatment program. When searching for help to treat an addiction, it is important for addicts to find a program that will meet their needs, and Medicare can help those who are covered find the affordable help they need.

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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.