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Created On Monday, 10, November 2014
Modified On Wednesday, 17, March 2021

Drug and Alcohol Detox & Rehab Centers Covered by Medicaid in Minnesota

Currently, in the state of Minnesota, there are some drug and alcohol addiction treatment centers that will accept state-funded health care Medicaid. These facilities are located all over the state and offer different services in each. The Medical Assistance program in Minnesota provides Medicaid to many people and families living in the state. Medicaid is a free or low-cost health insurance provider, and Medicaid can help cover the cost of drug and alcohol treatment.

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When Medicaid is used to pay for substance abuse, Medicaid will pay the service provider directly, and the patient seeking out drug rehab may have to pay some out-of-pocket expenses or what is referred to as a co-payment. It is important for anyone who is covered by Medicaid and is struggling with drug treatment to get the proper help. Drug and alcohol treatment services in the state of Minnesota include both inpatient and outpatient drug rehabilitation programs, some of which are designated to accept Medicaid health insurance. Substance abuse is difficult to deal with, and many families and addicts will struggle to pay for treatment and will have to rely on health insurance such as Medicaid to pay for drug treatment.

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Marcel Gemme, DATS - Author

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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.