Drug and Alcohol Detox & Rehab Centers Covered by Medicaid in Rhode Island

Last updated: 24 June 2022



The listing below contains facilities that take Medicaid as payment in Rhode Island. 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.

Currently, in the state of Rhode Island, there are some drug rehab centers and health services, which do accept Medicaid health insurance to help cover the cost of rehab and treatment. Drug and alcohol addiction in the state of Rhode Island impact many people and their families, and it can at times be difficult to find the right help. The Rhode Island Medicaid office provides low-cost or free health insurance for people who are eligible for it. Typically, those who apply for Medicaid in Rhode Island are in a low-income bracket, are elderly, a person with a disability, or a woman who is pregnant.

Anyone can apply for Medicaid, and each state has different eligibility requirements. Medicaid health insurance can help cover a percentage or all the cost of drug and alcohol treatment in the state where it is accepted. Medicaid health insurance can help pay for inpatient or outpatient treatment, detox programs, medication management, and maintenance programs, or counseling services. Many people are struggling with a drug or alcohol addiction in Rhode Island, but with the right help, an addict can become sober.

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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.