Florida Drug and Alcohol Detox & Rehab Centers Covered by Medicaid

Created On Monday, 10, November 2014
Modified On Monday, 06, September 2021


There are many different health centers and drug treatment facilities throughout Florida, which will accept state-funded Medicaid health insurance as coverage for treatment. Many low-income households are unable to afford treatment but have Medicaid health insurance to help out. Medicaid is a low-cost or free health insurance provider for many people living in Florida, and anyone wanting to apply for Medicaid can contact Florida Medicaid. Health insurance such as Medicaid can help pay for some or all the cost of drug and alcohol treatment programs in Florida.

Some of the substance abuse treatment resources in Florida will be residential or outpatient Medicaid drug rehabilitation services. The eligibility for persons applying for Medicaid is different within each state, but many do rely on Medicaid to help pay for substance abuse treatment. Drug and alcohol addiction is dangerous, and it impacts many people living in Florida. When an addict can get help right away, they will be able to address their addiction immediately, and not spiral out of control. Throughout the state of Florida are numerous substance abuse and addiction rehab options, and many of the service providers will accept some type of health insurance.

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The listing below contains facilities that take Medicaid as payment in Florida. 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.



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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.