Drug and Alcohol Detox & Rehab Centers Covered by Medicaid in New York

Last updated: 24 June 2022



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

Medicaid health insurance in New York is provided for anyone who is eligible for it, such as low-income families or individuals, persons with disabilities, the elderly, or pregnant women. Each state has different eligibility requirements for Medicaid, but the health insurance will help pay for the treatment of a substance abuse disorder. Medicaid in the state of New York can help pay for inpatient or outpatient treatment, detox services, medication management or maintenance programs, or counseling with mental health services. Addicts and families in New York who have Medicaid can reach out to the local Medicaid office to find out what facilities in their county or state are covered by Medicaid. Many people in the state of New York struggle with substance abuse and addiction, and for some, it is hard to be able to pay for treatment. Medicaid health insurance can help those in need who have the coverage, get the help required to treat their addiction.

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Medicaid Treatment Opens Doors

Most people who find themselves in need of treatment for substance abuse simply cannot pay for it independently. Addiction takes a toll on the individual in many ways, especially financially. The cost of private insurance can be a huge barrier. Those who are in the depths of addiction have often burned the bridges to receiving financial assistance from friends and family as well. It can feel impossible to get help. This is where Medicaid comes in, as an individual who has the above difficulties can qualify for assistance. Many treatment facilities accept Medicaid. This means that anyone who's truly looking for help has a route to find it.

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Marcel Gemme, DATS

Marcel Gemme, DATS


on June 24, 2022

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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.