Cornerstone

Cigna Residential Behavioral Health

Explore Cigna residential behavioral health coverage and learn about our residential behavioral health center that accepts Cigna in Arizona.

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Cigna Residential Behavioral Health Coverage

Cornerstone is an Arizona behavioral health treatment center that accepts Cigna. We are committed to providing a holistic treatment experience for those addressing behavioral health challenges. Our approach encompasses psychological, physical, and spiritual aspects to promote healing. Using proven therapeutic methods, we aim to treat both the symptoms and root causes of mental health issues.

Cornerstone accepts Cigna health insurance, making our evidence-based residential mental health services available to those most in need. Our admissions team are experts in navigating the Cigna insurance verification process, facilitating a smooth transition into our facility, and ensuring you can use your Cigna residential behavioral health benefits on your specific health insurance policy.

Learn about our residential mental health program

We accept Cigna Health Insurance

Navigating the complexities of mental health treatment insurance and financing can be complex to navigate. Cornerstone Healing Center accepts Cigna Health Insurance, which alleviates challenges and opens the door to treatment for many. Cigna is recognized for its extensive behavioral health coverage, and its plans can significantly reduce the financial burden of behavioral health care.

We ensure that our behavioral health programs are acceptable by accepting Cigna residential behavioral health coverage. Our center focuses on tailored treatment, offering a range of clinically proven therapies specific to each patient’s needs.

We are committed to providing the highest quality of care, facilitating a journey to lasting mental well-being, with the added assurance of Cigna Insurance coverage.

Cigna Health Insurance

The cost of mental health care can be challenging, but Cigna Health Insurance plans are designed to make residential treatment both affordable and accessible.

Cigna’s support enables access to various care options tailored for recovery and mental wellness.

Cigna Behavioral Health Coverage

Cigna is a leading provider of health insurance services, offering a wide range of coverage options to individuals, families, and employers across the United States.1 

Cigna’s coverage extends to medical, dental, vision, behavioral health, and pharmaceutical services.

Cigna’s health plans include HMO, PPO, POS choices, and self-funded health insurance solutions for employers. 

With various coverage levels and premium options, Cigna helps clients find plans that align with their healthcare needs and financial circumstances, providing a personalized approach for every unique requirement.

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

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About our mental health residential program

Holistic Healing

Our residential program for behavioral health adopts a holistic strategy, combining physical, emotional, social, and spiritual wellness to address mental health issues effectively.

Community Minded

Our program emphasizes a community-centered approach, fostering meaningful relationships and support networks to boost the success of our treatment methods.

Trauma Informed

We offer a trauma-informed program, providing empathetic and comprehensive care to address the complex consequences of trauma on mental health.

Our Arizona Clinical 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 Cigna

The most commonly asked questions about Cigna coverage for residential or inpatient mental health services. 

What types of behavioral mental health programs does Cigna cover?

Cigna health insurance recognizes the importance of mental health care and typically covers various treatment services. The Affordable Care Act mandates plans to include treatment for behavioral health.2

Cigna plans generally cover:

  • Residential Care: In-depth treatment in a mental health facility.
  • Outpatient Services: Therapy sessions with behavioral health professionals.
  • Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP): Frequent therapy for severe mental health conditions.
  • Partial Hospitalization Programs (PHP): Extensive treatment in day programs.
  • Group Therapy: Community-based therapy sessions.
  • Individual Therapy: Personalized sessions for specific behavioral health needs.
  • Family Therapy: Sessions involving family members to strengthen support.
  • Behavioral Health Treatment: Techniques like CBT and DBT.
  • Substance Use Disorder Treatment: Integrated treatment for mental health and substance use disorders.
  • Telehealth Services: Remote therapy and consultations.

Will Cigna cover my residential treatment?

Cigna health insurance typically includes coverage for residential mental health treatment, but the specifics can vary depending on your individual policy. To understand and navigate your Cigna coverage for a residential treatment stay, consider the following steps:

  • Review your policy to understand the coverage details, including types of residential treatment covered.
  • Check if pre-authorization is required for residential care under your plan.
  • Verify whether the treatment facility is within Cigna’s network to maximize coverage benefits.
  • Be aware of any deductibles, copayments, or coinsurance you might be responsible for.
  • Contact Cigna directly to obtain definitive information about your coverage and any necessary pre-authorization.
  • Utilize the verification service provided by your chosen treatment center, such as Cornerstone Healing Center, which can help clarify the extent of your benefits and coverage with Cigna.

Note that mental health services, including residential treatment, are generally covered under most insurance plans following the guidelines of the Affordable Care Act, although the specifics can vary by policy.

How soon can I begin treatment?

The timeline for beginning treatment at a residential mental health facility with Cigna coverage can vary based on several factors:

  • Insurance Benefits Verification: Confirm your insurance benefits and coverage specifics for residential treatment under your Cigna plan.
  • Pre-Authorization or Referral Requirements: Determine if pre-authorization or a healthcare provider referral is needed per your Cigna plan.
  • Facility Availability: Confirm a bed is available at the residential treatment center of your choice.
  • Waiting Periods in the Policy: Any specified waiting periods in your Cigna policy before coverage becomes active.


To ascertain the most accurate timeline for beginning treatment, contact our admissions team for benefits verification, information on pre-authorization procedures, and consulting with us on bed availability.

How long of a stay in treatment will Cigna cover?

The duration of a residential mental health treatment stay covered by Cigna health insurance depends on several factors. These include:

  • The specific coverage details and terms of your Cigna health insurance plan.
  • Medical necessity as assessed and authorized by healthcare providers in conjunction with Cigna.
  • Ongoing evaluations of progress and need for continued treatment during your stay.
  • Any limitations specified within your Cigna plan regarding the length of stay or type of residential treatment program.


Viewing your documentation is recommended for the most accurate and detailed coverage duration information, which is why our team offers insurance verification.

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