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Created On Tuesday, 11, November 2014
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Drug and Alcohol Detox & Rehab Centers Covered by Medicaid in Pennsylvania

Within the state of Pennsylvania, there are many drug treatment centers which do accept Medicaid health insurance to help cover the cost of treatment. Medicaid in Pennsylvania can be accessed through the Medical Assistance program in the state, where people who are eligible can get the necessary health insurance coverage to pay for treatment for a substance abuse disorder. Medicaid health insurance will cover a percentage or all the cost for some drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities in Pennsylvania.

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Drug and alcohol addiction can be a devastating problem, and it will financially destroy the addict, and this can make it tough to be able to afford the proper type of treatment. Medicaid can give an addict some options to get help, and at least start the treatment process. Anyone struggling with drug and alcohol addiction in the state of Pennsylvania is encouraged to reach out to local drug treatment services, and check to seek if Medicaid is taken, if that is the insurance, they have. Not every drug and alcohol treatment center in Pennsylvania will accept Medicaid, but an addict can also contact the Pennsylvania Medicaid office to find out.

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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.