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Substance Abuse Treatment Covered by Fidelis Care in the United States

Last updated on: Wednesday, 29 November 2023
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Fidelis Care health insurance plans offer numerous drug treatment options and utilizing health insurance can significantly reduce the cost of drug rehab. Addicted.org provides an extensive list of drug rehabs that accept Fidelis Care, because insurance coverage varies from center to center. We aim to help you find drug rehab covered by your insurance.

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Fidelis Care is a health insurance provider, giving coverage to more than 1.7 million children and adults at all stages of their lives. The coverage that Fidelis Care provides is done through Child Health Plus, Medicaid, Essential Plan, Health and Recovery Plan, Medicaid Advantage Plus, and Managed Long-Term Care. The legacy plan that is provided through Fidelis is covered through Qualified Health Plans, Medicare Advantage, and Duel Advantage plans. Fidelis Care has regional and satellite offices located throughout the state of New York, along with more than 20 distinctive community offices in the state. Fidelis Care provides outreach to the inner-city neighborhoods and rural towns, and they do work closely with hundreds of different partners to reach local residents in need and provide the resources they require. Fidelis care offers many different plans, some of which will help cover some cost with drug and alcohol treatment.

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The website offers helpful tools to help people find doctors and get a quote for a plan quickly. They also provide Medicare information and can help people find a plan, locate a Medicare representative, and apply for Medicare online. For example, the Essential Plan is for New Yorkers who do not qualify for Medicaid or the Child Health Plus plan Fidelis Care offers. Within the Essential Plan, Fidelis offers different income-based tiers, and those who apply will meet certain income requirements. This particular plan through Fidelis Care is good for young adults and is great for those who cannot get health coverage through their employer. The benefits provided through the essential plan include such health benefits as preventative care and chronic disease management, emergency services and hospitalization, maternity and newborn care, and prescription drugs. Those in New York who have this plan, will not need referrals, but prior authorization may be needed for certain services or needed to see an out of network provider.

There are over 15,000 drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs in the United States according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. One of the most common problems for people accessing treatment is being able to pay for it. Since drug and alcohol addiction is a major health concern throughout the United States, there are many programs that are funded by the state, and federal governments. Along with this, health insurance plans, such as what Fidelis Care provides, may also help pay for some cost of treatment. Many of the states do actually have laws in place requiring health insurance plans to cover addiction treatment. It is important to speak with your Fidelis Care health insurance provider, and ensure you are covered for drug treatment when or if the need arises. Substance abuse does not have to be a life-long problem, and despite financial barriers that may be there, options are available to help treat all types of addiction. These options can be affordable, and an addict will get the help they need to treat the addiction.




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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.