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Created On Monday, 21, March 2016
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Drug and Alcohol Detox & Rehabilitation Covered by Tricare and Military Insurance in South Dakota

Tricare Coverage

Drug and alcohol rehab does not always work for every addict, but there are many different choices available in the state of South Dakota that can help handle most cases of addiction and substance abuse. Many of the drug rehab programs in the state can accept health insurance plans that will be able to cover certain costs involved in drug treatment.

There are also programs set up to help criminal-justice clients and as well as DUI and DWI offenders who may have been court-ordered to drug rehab. Tricare health benefits are usually provided to United States Military members and can cover different parts of drug rehab.

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Military Insurance Coverage

Active duty service members and retired members of the United States Military living in South Dakota who are struggling with a drug or alcohol addiction should reach out to local treatment resources for help. The health insurance provided to members of the United States Military will help pay for some or all the cost of drug and alcohol treatment. Health insurance is offered through Tricare, which is a civilian organization that provides the policies and is overseen by the Defense Health Agency. Drug and alcohol addiction is difficult to deal with, and it can be tough to reach out for help. Health insurance policies for active-duty service members can ensure that affordable help is available in the state. Tricare health insurance may be accepted at some of the drug and alcohol treatment facilities in South Dakota. Health insurance may cover inpatient or outpatient drug rehab, detox, treatment for opioid addiction, or hospital inpatient services in South Dakota.

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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.