Payment plans are available in many rehab facilities. Asking is the only way to learn if the facility offers this type of option or not. The facility wants to help those searching for ways to help themselves. They’d rather not turn anyone away if they can help it, and will speak with you about the options you have, because there are always options.
How to Find a Rehab That Offers a Payment Plan?
Conducting a search of rehabs can provide an idea about the centers in a person’s immediate geographic area. But such searches often do not provide information about the payment plans available, or the cost of the services that centers provide.
Assistance services and hotlines can provide further insight into rehabs in your area, as well as which might have helpful payment plans. One of the best and most useful ways to learn if a rehab offers a payment plan is by calling it.
What Is a Payment Plan?
Payment plans may allow you to make smaller payments for a specified amount of time to a facility so you can obtain the help you need. This is generally a plan that is agreed upon between the person seeking help and the facility.
Consider a comfortable amount that you can safely pay every week or month and read the terms of your agreement. But do not let cost get in the way of obtaining quality addiction recovery help.
Knowing how you are going to cover the costs of rehab may make you feel more confident and comfortable asking for assistance.
Will My Insurance Plan Offer Coverage Help?
Treatment may be free, depending on the insurance plan that you have. Co-pays or small payments may be required, depending on the plan or type of coverage. The treatment facility may not be completely covered, or you may have to pay for extra services.
If you contact a facility for help, it may help you explore your specific insurance coverage or plan to determine the costs it will cover.
Since medicine and insurance have changed and many people consider addiction to be a disease, many insurance plans cover addiction assistance and recovery. This is for their clients’ overall health. Yet private insurance carriers may not offer this option. Public insurance options Medicare and Medicaid both provide coverage for addiction and substance abuse treatment in certain rehab programs and facilities.
How Much Does Rehab Cost?
The costs of rehab vary. The treatment facility, types of treatment provided, and geographical locations can alter the costs from place to place and person to person. This is important to consider when you’re thinking about costs.
Costs for substance abuse treatment and rehab can range from free to thousands of dollars, depending on many factors. Some of the factors include the type of addiction, the person seeking treatment, the treatment plan needed, the facility, and more. Asking for quotes for services is important if you want to know ahead of time what your treatment may cost.
Researchers have reported that the ultimate cost of addiction may be lower if you find treatment early and stick with it, rather than going to rehab and leaving time and time again. You may be able to heal sooner and stay sober longer with the proper treatment plan.
The best way to find out more about costs or available coverage options is to speak with the centers that interest you. They can help you at their own facilities or point you to one that can.
With a little research, free drug rehab is possible to find. Do not let the costs of treatment get in the way of becoming sober. There are a number of choices available, both for payment options and for treatment facilities.
- healthcare.gov – Mental Health & Substance Abuse Coverage.
- nyc.gov – Drug & Alcohol Use Services
- medicaid.gov – Medicaid
- drugabuse.gov – Is Drug Addiction Treatment Worth Its Cost?
- ncbi.nlm.nih.gov – Benefit-Cost in the California Treatment Outcome Project: Does Substance Abuse Treatment ‘Pay for Itself’?
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