Your Guide to Understanding Aetna’s Coverage of Drug and Alcohol Rehab

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All of the information on this page has been reviewed and fact-checked by an addiction expert.

All of the information on this page has been reviewed and fact-checked by an addiction expert.

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Aetna is one of the leading insurance providers in the United States. They offer a variety of coverage options for their members, including coverage for drug and alcohol rehab. 

In this article, we will discuss Aetna’s coverages for drug and alcohol rehab and provide tips on getting the most out of your policy.

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What type of drug rehab does Aetna Cover?

Aetna covers all levels of care that are deemed medically necessary. The levels of care that Aetna covers can be:

How do I get the most out of my Aetna  coverage?

You can do a few things to ensure you get the most out of your Aetna policy for rehab coverage. First, familiarize yourself with your policy and what it covers.

If you want a fast way to verify your benefits, submit an insurance verification. We have ample experience helping individuals discover the ins and outs of their Aetna policies.

Aetna will cover drug rehab, and insurance verification can help you find out how much, and what you will have to pay out of pocket upon enrollment if anything.

The more details you know about your Aetna insurance policy and the drug rehab coverages it provides, the more that you can feel secure knowing your healthcare is covered.

Does Aetna help pay for drug and alcohol rehab?

Aetna is one of the largest health insurance providers in the United States, and as such, they can offer many different options when it comes to paying for drug and alcohol rehab.

The Affordable Care Program1 requires that all health insurance policies offer some form of coverage for drug and alcohol rehab. The amount of coverage varies depending on the individual policy but Aetna is one of the most comprehensive providers for this type of treatment.

Aetna has many payment options for individuals seeking drug and alcohol rehab. Depending on your plan, you may be able to get the full cost of treatment covered or receive payment assistance such as partial payments, co-payments, and more.

If this confuses you, we’ve created an in-depth guide to understanding substance abuse health benefits.

What are benefits of Aetna drug and alcohol rehab coverage?

There are many benefits of using Aetna for drug and alcohol rehab coverage. One of the main benefits is that Aetna offers a wide range of coverage options. This means there is a plan for everyone, whether you need basic or more comprehensive coverage.

Another benefit of using Aetna for drug and alcohol rehab coverage is that they offer discounts for certain treatment programs. This can help make treatment more affordable for those struggling with addiction. Additionally, Aetna offers several resources to help individuals recover, such as support groups and online tools.

How can I get into rehab using my Aetna policy?

The best way to get started on your journey to addiction treatment is by submitting an insurance verification so that you can find out the details of your policy.

Our admissions team is highly experienced in dealing with health insurance plans and finding out the small details about each policy.

Within a few hours, we can give you a complete overview of your policy, what levels of care you can expect to be covered, how much you may have to pay out of pocket if any, and all of the details that you might not even think to ask.

Cornerstone Healing Center is a drug and alcohol rehab in Scottsdale, Arizona that accepts many Aetna health insurance policies. 

We’re here and ready to help you begin your journey to freedom from drug and alcohol addiction.


[1] Substance Abuse Health Benefits ACA

Published: 12/21/2022

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Susana is a recovery, mental health, and addiction education enthusiast with 8 years of experience in addiction recovery herself. Susana holds a Bachelor of Arts from the GCU College of Theology. She is anti-addiction stigma and believes accurate and factual information is essential to beginning the recovery process.
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Lionel, a Licensed Independent Substance Abuse Counselor (LISAC) with over 4 years at Cornerstone. Passionate about helping those with addiction, he has trained as an EMDR therapist  adopting a trauma-informed approach to treat the underlying issues of addiction, providing an empathetic approach to addiction.

Articles written prior to August 2023 were also clinically reviewed by Karen Williams, LPC 

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