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Created On Monday, 21, March 2016
Modified On Wednesday, 17, March 2021

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

Tricare Coverage

The state of Pennsylvania has many different drugs and alcohol rehabilitation programs available to men, women, and teens who are battling substance abuse and addiction. These treatment centers are able to accept different health insurance plans, many of which can cover most forms of drug treatment. In the state of Pennsylvania, there are just over 15 different drug treatment centers that can accept Tricare health insurance to help cover drug addiction and treatment. These facilities offer residential and outpatient treatment along with detox services that can help an addict get prepared for drug rehabilitation. These services also include programs for DUI and DWI offenders and also criminal-justice clients who may have been court-ordered to treatment.

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Military Insurance Coverage

Military health insurance coverage is within the Military Health System and is offered through Tricare, which is the civilian organization providing the polices and overseen by the Defense Health Agency. Persons struggling with a drug or alcohol addiction living in Pennsylvania can use their health insurance to help pay for the cost of treatment. Some of the drug and alcohol treatment facilities in Pennsylvania will take Tricare health insurance, which can help offset some or all the cost of treatment. It is not uncommon for members of the United States Military to struggle with a drug or alcohol addiction, and it can be tough to reach out for help. Tricare health insurance may help pay for treatment for opioid addiction, inpatient or outpatient drug rehab, or hospital inpatient services in Pennsylvania.


Marcel Gemme, DATS - Author

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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.