Substance Abuse Treatment Covered by MedCost in Virginia

Created On Thursday, 25, May 2017
Modified On Friday, 10, September 2021


Medcost is a health insurance provider for employers and does provide different packages for employers in Virginia, who purchase the coverage for its employees. Substance abuse in the workplace is a common problem, and unfortunately; it does affect your work and everything outside of work. Most employer health insurance plans will have employee assistance programs to help employees access counseling and short-term treatment for their addiction. Health insurance plans are important for employees, to have the coverage and support they need to pay for treatment and rehabilitation. Many addicts do not get help, because of the cost of treatment, but when you are covered by a health insurance plan, it will make it easier to access the service providers you need to treat your substance use disorder. Medcost health insurance plans may help cover detox, counseling, therapy, inpatient treatment, or outpatient care. When searching for a drug rehab center in Virginia, it will be a good idea to contact your insurance provider and find what out will be covered.

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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.