Medicare Drug Rehab Centers in Puerto Rico

Medicare drug rehabs in Puerto Rico are available for people that does not have private insurance. However, you or your loved one may face barriers when finding a rehab that accepts Medicare health insurance. Drug Rehab Services offers a comprehensive directory of these programs. You or your loved one should not have to spend a significant amount of time contacting countless programs in Puerto Rico to determine if they take state health insurance. We want to ensure you get the treatment needed immediately.

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List of Rehabs that Accept Medicare in Puerto Rico

Below is a list of the different drug rehab centers that accept Medicare in Puerto Rico. 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.

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Medicare is an American health insurance provider that does provide benefit packages to millions of Americans, and as part of these different packages and services, Medicare can help cover costs involved in drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Throughout Puerto Rico, there are a few different drug and alcohol rehab programs that do accept Medicare. Drug and alcohol treatment services provided include residential and outpatient drug rehab programs, along with detox services for men and women. Some of these drug rehab programs can also provide holistic drug treatment, which will help heal a person physically and mentally. If an addict is caught up in the criminal justice system and is court-ordered to a drug rehab program; Medicare can cover the costs involved in treatment, but it should be verified what costs are covered. Drug treatment services are also available for court-ordered DUI and DWI offenders, as their Medicare benefits can help with treatment costs.

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Medicare is a health insurance provider who can help people living in Puerto Rico who are 65 years old or older and those people who have a disability. This particular type of healthcare coverage is an affordable option that is available through a monthly premium, which is based on the recipient’s income. Medicare health insurance for people in Puerto Rico will help pay for inpatient or outpatient drug addiction treatment services. Many people in their sixties and people with disabilities struggle with drug and alcohol abuse or addiction. Unfortunately, it can be hard to get the help they need or afford the proper treatment. Some of the drug and alcohol treatment programs in Puerto Rico will take Medicare health insurance to help pay for treatment. When searching for drug rehabilitation in Puerto Rico it is important to find a program that will meet the needs of the addict and offer support for the family.

What's Next?

After completing a drug rehab in Puerto Rico covered by Medicare, aftercare support is the next step. It is challenging to know what aftercare should be considered. However, the most common approaches include outpatient programs, sober living homes, sober coaching, or recovery meetings. Many of these aftercare options are available in Puerto Rico. The goal is to help you or your loved one continue the recovery journey.

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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:

  • Psychotherapy
  • 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

The questions from Addicted.org’s “Ask a Professional” are answered by Michael Leach, CCMA. If you need further clarification on any of the questions above or have any other questions you can contact him directly at [email protected].

CONTRIBUTORS TO THIS ARTICLE

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.

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