Drug Rehab Centers Covered by United Behavioral Health Insurance in California

Last updated: Tuesday, 09, November 2021


In the state of California are numerous options for drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs and facilities, with services able to treat men, women, and adolescents struggling with addiction or substance abuse. Health insurance in the state is able to cover the costs of many different substance abuse treatment centers; United Behavioral Health Insurance in the state can cover just over 20 different drug rehabilitation centers in the state of California. When addicts and or their families contact United Behavioral Health, they can be put through to a substance abuse care worker who can help them find a drug rehab center suited to their needs. This can include long term and short-term options, which are either inpatient or outpatient in nature, and can offer detox and withdrawal services, along with the group and or individual counseling. Drug and alcohol treatment can be very specific to a person's needs, and there are programs for any type of situation or problem an addict may be facing.

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United Behavioral Health Substance Use Disorder Treatment Coverage

Despite some coverage gains within the state of California, around 2.8 million residents lacked health insurance in 2016. Almost two-thirds who are uninsured in California are Latino, and about 45% are non-citizens. One in three residents in California had annual incomes of less than $25,000, which makes them potentially eligible for Medi-Cal. Within the state are over 1.7 million uninsured workers, and 47% worked for private companies with fewer than 50 workers. Within the state of California, one in four of the uninsured were aged 25 to 34. A small percentage of the residents in California cited affordability for a reason for not having health insurance.

United Behavioral Health is a division of United Healthcare and is one of the biggest medical health insurance providers serving more than 60 million people. United Behavioral Health has a network through various medical insurances and programs. The substance abuse treatment covered by United Behavioral Health is done in private and under the supervision of certified doctors and medical professionals. The insurance provider works with accredited rehabilitation programs at various locations within California and the rest of the nation. The treatment coverage is there for people struggling with drug addiction or alcohol addiction. Some of the behavioral counseling can include help for stress-related to eldercare and childcare, relationship issues, substance abuse, and recovery, family issues, eating disorders, and work-life balance.

Below you can find a listing of treatments covered by United Behavioral Health Insurance in California. 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.



Marcel Gemme, DATS


on November 9, 2021

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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.