Carelon Residential Behavioral Health

Discover Carelon residential behavioral health coverage options and access treatment at our Arizona center with Carelon health insurance.


Carelon residential behavioral health coverage

Cornerstone accepts Carelon Behavioral Health plans at our residential mental health program for dual-diagnosis in Arizona. Carelon, known as Beacon Health Options1, is a health insurer that focuses on mental health coverage.

Understanding that financial considerations are a significant aspect of seeking behavioral health care, we have streamlined the process for those with Carelon Behavioral Health insurance. Our expert admissions team is ready to help you understand and navigate your coverage options, ensuring a smooth transition into our care with full clarity on the benefits provided by your plan.

At Cornerstone, we focus on the interconnectedness of mind, body, and spirit, aiming to alleviate symptoms and address their underlying causes, guiding our clients on their journey to recovery.

Learn about our residential mental health program

We accept Carelon Health Insurance Coverage

Navigating mental health care and insurance coverage can be challenging, but Cornerstone Healing Center is here to assist you. We ease the journey for our clients by accepting various Carelon Behavioral Health insurance plans.

Carelon’s specialized focus on behavioral health offers comprehensive coverage, making our residential mental health services more accessible. We want to provide the highest quality care and ensure financial considerations don’t block access to lifesaving services.

At Cornerstone, we prioritize your needs, customizing our evidence-based therapies to support your path to mental wellness. 

Our dedicated team is committed to supporting you at every step, backed by the reliable coverage of Carelon Behavioral Health insurance.

Carelon Health Insurance

Carelon Behavioral Health, previously known as Beacon Health Options, specializes exclusively in providing comprehensive behavioral and mental health care coverage1. They are dedicated to offering a wide range of mental health services, meeting the diverse needs of individuals and employers.

By focusing solely on behavioral health, Carelon can offer specialized and in-depth coverage options in this critical area of healthcare.

Carelon Behavioral Health Coverage

Carelon offers a variety of health insurance plans, each tailored to meet the diverse needs of its members, with specific options designed to cover residential behavioral health treatment. From comprehensive plans that provide extensive coverage for inpatient services to more budget-conscious options with essential benefits, Carelon ensures that members receive the necessary care. These plans often cover a range of services, including individual and group therapy, substance abuse treatment, and more. With a focus on flexibility and accessibility, Carelon’s plans aim to make residential behavioral health treatment both attainable and affordable.

Alumni Client Family Testimonial

“I feel like Cornerstone gave him all the right tools. He knew how to do it. It was something we could have never done. I just could totally see kind of a personality change in him of wanting, and knowing, that he could achieve and do higher things and greater things. That has to be the people (at Cornerstone).”

Nicole A. - Mother of a Cornerstone Alumni

About our Behavioral Health Program
that accepts Carelon

Holistic Healing

Our residential behavioral health program takes a comprehensive approach to healing. We focus on your well-being, including physical health, emotional balance, social connections, and spiritual growth to address mental health.

Community Minded

We believe in the power of community in healing. Our program fosters strong communal bonds and meaningful relationships, providing a robust support network that is crucial to our therapeutic process and your mental health journey.

Trauma Informed

Our program is designed with an in-depth understanding of trauma’s profound effects. We provide empathetic, specialized care to navigate the complexities of trauma, ensuring every aspect of your mental health is supported.

Our Arizona Residential Behavioral Health Staff

Clinical Director of Scottsdale Program

Lionel is a Licensed Independent Substance Abuse Counselor (LISAC) with over 4 years at Cornerstone. Passionate about helping those with addiction and mental health struggles, and he has trained as an EMDR therapist, adopting a trauma-informed approach to find and treat underlying root causes with empathy. 

Clinical Director of Phoenix Program

Nate began his recovery journey in 2010 and earned a Master’s in Social Work from ASU. He’s been in the Behavioral Health field since 2013. Specializing in CBT, DBT, and grief, Nate is now the Clinical Director of our Phoenix program, underlined by his passion for helping others who struggled with substance abuse issues as he did. 

FAQs About Carelon

The most commonly asked questions about Carelon (Beacon Health) coverage for residential or inpatient mental health services. 

What types of behavioral mental health programs does Carelon cover?

Carelon Behavioral Health, formerly known as Beacon Health recognizes the significance of behavioral health care and offers a wide array of treatment options. The Affordable Care Act also mandates that all health insurance providers, including Carelon, cover mental health treatments.2 However, the specifics of coverage can differ based on your policy. To ensure you clearly understand what your Carelon plan covers, it’s important to review your policy details or consult with Carelon for accurate information on the treatments included.

  • Residential Treatment: Intensive care in a residential setting for continuous support.
  • Outpatient Care: Regular treatment sessions with mental health professionals without needing an overnight stay.
  • Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP): Targeted programs for serious behavioral health issues, short of full hospitalization.
  • Partial Hospitalization Programs (PHP): Daytime therapeutic programs offering comprehensive therapy multiple times weekly.
  • Group Therapy: Group sessions led by therapists for communal support and shared learning.
  • Individual Therapy: Customized, one-on-one sessions to address specific behavioral health challenges.
  • Family Therapy: Involving family members to reinforce support systems.
  • Behavioral Health Treatment: Techniques such as CBT and DBT to manage various mental health conditions.
  • Substance Use Disorder Treatment: Combined treatment for simultaneous mental health and substance use disorders.
  • Telehealth Services: Virtual sessions, increasingly covered and utilized, particularly since the pandemic.

For precise information on your coverage, directly contact Carelon or consult with our admissions team, who can assist in verifying your benefits.

Will Carelon cover my residential treatment stay?

Carelon provides coverage for residential mental health treatment. However, the specifics depend on your plan. Consider the following steps:

  • Policy Details: Check your coverage documents to understand what’s included, especially for residential care.
  • Pre-authorization: Confirm if your plan requires pre-authorization to ensure your stay is medically necessary.
  • Provider Network: Consider using a Carelon-approved facility to maximize your coverage benefits.
  • Out-of-Pocket Costs: Be aware of deductibles and copayments you may be responsible for.
  • Admissions Team Help: We’ll handle the benefit verification process on your behalf.

The Affordable Care Act mandates parity in coverage for mental health, but it’s important to review the details of your policy with our admissions team.2

How long will Carelon cover a stay in residential treatment?

The length of stay in residential treatment covered by Carelon depends on various elements, including:

  • The details of your specific Carelon plan.
  • Medical necessity as determined by a healthcare provider in conjunction with Carelon.
  • Your progress and any reassessments during treatment.
  • Limits set by your plan on the number of covered days or types of treatment programs.

For the most accurate details about your coverage, contact us, and we will help you review and understand your policy documentation.

How soon can I get into a residential treatment facility?

Entry into a residential mental health facility with Carelon can depend on a few factors, such as:

  • Verifying your insurance benefits for residential care.
  • The requirement for pre-authorization or a healthcare provider’s referral, if stipulated by your plan.
  • Availability at the residential mental health center.
  • Any waiting periods under your insurance policy.

Contact us to confirm your benefits and see what needs to be done regarding getting a pre-auth for treatment. Cornerstone’s skilled admissions team has helped hundreds of individuals like yourself meet the necessary requirements to enter into treatment.

Still have questions about treatment?

Our admissions specialists are here to explain the process, answer any questions you may have, and ensure you’re getting the help you need to live a healthy life free from addiction.

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