Drug and Alcohol Detox & Rehabilitation Covered by Tricare and Military Insurance in Massachusetts

Created On Monday, 21, March 2016
Modified On Friday, 10, September 2021


Tricare Coverage

All throughout the state of Massachusetts are various drug and alcohol treatment centers and services that can accept different forms of health insurance. Many addicts will not be able to afford drug and alcohol treatment, but insurance companies can help cover some of the costs to give them a chance to get into an effective drug rehab program. There are drug treatment centers in Massachusetts that accept Tricare health insurance, and this particular facility offers outpatient drug and alcohol treatment for adults. Outpatient programs can normally handle most cases of substance abuse, and there are intensive outpatient programs available to help handle more severe cases of addiction. If a person has Tricare insurance, they will be able to use it at this facility to help cover some of the costs.

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Military Insurance Coverage

Members of the United States Military and retired members can still be at risk for developing a substance abuse disorder or some type of drug dependency. A military health insurance program for active-duty service members in the state of Massachusetts is provided through the Military Health System and provides a variety of healthcare options for its members. Struggling with a drug or alcohol addiction is difficult, and many addicts or those struggling with a dependency does not always reach out for help. Tricare is the civilian organization operated by the Defense Health Agency that provides health insurance. Within the state of Massachusetts, there will be some drug and alcohol treatment facilities that can take Tricare health insurance to pay for the cost of treatment. Covering some of the cost of treatment does alleviate some of the stress associated with getting help, but it is still important for those who are struggling with a drug problem to reach out to local resources in the state and get the help they need.

Below you can find a listing of substance abuse treatments covered by Tricare/Military Insurance in Massachusetts. The list can be incomplete, so if you do not find what you are looking for, please do not hesitate to contact one of our treatment specialists at 1-800-304-2219.

List of Treatment Programs Covered by Tricare/Military Insurance in Massachusetts


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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.