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

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


Tricare Coverage

In the state of Virginia are many different drug and alcohol rehab programs, and most of these centers are fully capable of accepting health insurance that will be able to help cover the cost of drug and alcohol treatment. There are just over a few drug and alcohol rehab programs in the state that can accept Tricare health insurance, which is a civilian-based health benefit plan for the United States military personnel and can also cover their family members and retired military members. The drug treatment programs are available to provide outpatient and residential drug and alcohol rehab, along with detox services for adults and teens. There are also specific programs available for DUI and DWI offenders, along with help being available for criminal-justice clients.

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Military Insurance Coverage

Drug and alcohol addiction can impact anyone, and there are active-duty service members of the United States Military that are battling an addiction to drugs or alcohol. It can be hard to find affordable treatment, but the health insurance given to members of the U.S. Military will help pay for drug treatment in the state of Virginia. Tricare is the civilian health insurance provider and is overseen by the Defense Health Agency. Within the Tricare health insurance, policies will provide access to different types of drug and alcohol treatment options. Active-duty service members who are battling addiction should reach out to local resources for help. Some of the services that may be covered by Tricare health insurance include inpatient or outpatient drug treatment, detox, treatment for opioid addiction, or counseling programs in Virginia. It is important to reach out for help because addiction will only become worse for the longer it is left untreated.

Below you can find a listing of substance abuse treatments covered by Tricare/Military Insurance in Virginia. 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 Virginia


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.