List of Rehabs that Accept Medicaid in Missouri and Surrounding States
Unfortunately, there are not any drug rehab center covered by Medicaid insurance located in Missouri. To help you find the treatment you need, we have included additional Medicaid covered services in the surrounding states. While this may be inconvenient, being away from home can be therapeutic. Not being close to where someone is using drugs and alcohol can help focus on their recovery. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact a treatment specialist at 1-800-304-2219.
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Medicaid is a form of health insurance assistance each state provides qualifying residents. To qualify for Medicaid, the person must be a resident of the state in which they’re applying and demonstrate an inability to afford private health insurance. They’re then given free healthcare or access to particular subsidized policies they can afford on their current income.
Medicaid reduces or completely removes the cost of treatment for people with substance use disorder. But one of the drawbacks is that not all facilities accept Medicaid for payment, so those that do are usually in high demand. This can mean long waiting lists for those hoping to get into treatment as soon as possible.
If you qualify, anyone can apply for Medicaid and receive health coverage that can be used immediately upon receipt. Unlike private health insurers, Medicaid doesn’t restrict applicants to “open enrollment periods” or blackout periods for significant benefits. But it should be noted that enrolling in Medicaid can be slow and take several weeks.
No. Only certain service providers accept Medicaid. These programs are generally state-funded and follow strict protocols due to the need to treat such a high volume of patients. So, service quality and speed can be lacking compared to privately funded programs.
There are options if a person does not qualify for Medicaid but cannot afford private health insurance. Some facilities are subsidized by various grants and state or federal programs, allowing them to deliver free treatment. Other programs may work with patients by utilizing sliding-scale payment systems or discounted payment plans, allowing the person to start treatment even if they don’t currently have complete payment.