United Healthcare is part of the UnitedHealth Group of companies. Its health benefit programs offer subscribers a discount on their health care needs. The saving to subscribers is achieved through a health care network arrangement that includes doctors, hospitals and other providers.
As of the third quarter of 2016, United Healthcare has over 800 arrangements have been put in place with individual providers, practice groups and organizations. Providers who provide patients with high quality care and achieve better outcomes for their health are rewarded.
United Healthcare Insurance Plans and Addiction Treatment Coverage
United Healthcare offers group and individual health insurance plans. If you work for a company with more than 50 employees and are covered by group health coverage, there should be a mental health/substance abuse benefit available to you. Depending on the state where you live, this benefit may be required for smaller employers (those employing 49 employees or less) offering health care benefits, too.
If you are applying for individual or family coverage, United Healthcare plans include a mental health/substance abuse benefit. The company will be able to explain how much coverage is available with its coverage options, as well as the policy restrictions.
Questions to Ask United Healthcare About Addiction Treatment Coverage
When you considering your health insurance options and wondering about substance abuse treatment, do ask plenty of questions to make sure you get the maximum level of coverage for the premiums you pay.
- Am I covered for substance abuse treatment?
- Which drug and alcohol treatment centers will accept my insurance?
- Are medical detox services covered?
- Do I have coverage for residential treatment? What is the maximum amount per day?
- Does my insurance cover medications to treat addiction, such as anti-craving medications?
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