With over 36 million clients throughout the United States, Aetna is the third largest insurance provider in the country. Aetna health insurance typically covers behavioral health programs such as drug and alcohol rehab.
Drug and alcohol rehab stays can be lengthy. Depending on the type of addiction there can be an intense treatment process involved or a relaxed therapy process. When contacting a drug and alcohol rehab a representative will contact your insurance company to be sure your policy fully covers your stay. With Aetna health insurance your stay is typically nothing out of pocket, the insurance policy covers it all in full.
Drug and Alcohol Rehab
When entering into a drug and alcohol rehab program you will go through an assessment process to determine the appropriate coarse of treatment for your addiction. Typically the first step will be to enter into the detoxification process, to cleanse the body of any toxins and chemicals. Under the supervision of a Doctor you will be given a prescription medication to lessen the symptoms of withdrawal as well as help control drug and/or alcohol cravings. Therapy will help you get to the cause of your addiction as well as educated you and give you the tools you will need to continue your sobriety when leaving the program. Your stay may be weeks, months even over a year, what ever it takes to get you to the point you feel confident in your sobriety and to fight off temptation. Addiction does not just go away, it is a process to recover, when contacting a drug and alcohol rehab you are taking the right step on to the road to recovery.