List of Rehabs that Accept Medicare in Alaska
Below is a list of the different drug rehab centers that accept Medicare in Alaska. Each listing provides information on the types of services provided and the payment options available. You can also find accreditations and certifications to help you determine if the rehab center is trusted and has the expertise you are looking for. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact a treatment specialist at 1-800-304-2219.
Address of the center
Address of the center
Medicare health insurance is available to anyone who is over the age of 65 and for persons with disabilities. This type of health insurance is done with a monthly premium and is based on the person’s income, for example, people who earn less will pay lower premiums. Persons with Medicare coverage in Alaska can use this insurance to help treat a substance abuse disorder or any type of addiction. Persons with disabilities and those who are 65 or older do suffer from mental health problems and substance abuse issues and will require proper drug treatment in Alaska. Within the four different parts of Medicare, clients in Alaska can get coverage for hospital stays, such as hospital inpatient programs, and can cover a certain amount of days without a co-payment. Many people living in the larger communities and towns in Alaska are battling drug addiction, and for some, will have to rely on their Medicare coverage to help pay for treatment.
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Medicare covers and pays for the treatment of alcohol addiction or a substance use disorder in an inpatient or outpatient setting.
Medicare Part A pays for inpatient drug rehab, and individuals pay the same co-pays as any other inpatient hospitalization. Medicare Part B pays for outpatient drug rehab or hospital outpatient treatment.
Covered therapies for the treatment of alcohol addiction and drug addiction include:
- Patient education regarding diagnosis and treatment
- Post-hospitalization follow-up
- Outpatient prescription drugs through Medicare Part D
- Inpatient prescription drugs, including Methadone
- Structured Assessment and Brief Intervention (SBIRT)
Medicare Part A will likely cover the following:
- Inpatient hospitalization
- Inpatient drug rehabilitation services
- Coordinated care from nurses and physicians
- Any drugs necessary for treatment while you’re an inpatient