United Healthcare

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united healthcare insuranceThe Guardian Recovery Network provides world class recovery services and facilities, including detoxification programs, inpatient and outpatient care. Our continuum of care includes aftercare planning and case management services. We understand that when choosing a recovery facility for yourself or your loved ones, covering the costs of recovery is of utmost concern.

United Healthcare, a leader in American health insurance since 1977, understands addiction and recovery, and understands that providing coverage for these services is often in the best interest of the patient, and the insurer. United Healthcare provides coverage for alcohol and drug addiction treatment under the arm of United Behavioral Healthcare, which also provides coverage for a range of services under the umbrella of mental and behavioral health, including coverage for those affected by trauma and PTSD.

United Healthcare may operate under a different brand name in your state. State law also impacts the regulations surrounding your United Healthcare plan. For example, while some rehab facilities may require pre-authorization for substance abuse treatment, others are required by law to provide up to six months of treatment without pre-authorization for detox services and treatment deemed medically necessary. Parents of adolescents and in some cases the spouses or families of adults may be able to begin the pre-authorization process for their loved one without their consent.

United HealthcareMembers of United Healthcare should contact their provider for specific information on coverage, which varies depending upon several factors, including the type of addiction being treated, the length of stay in the rehab facility, the length of outpatient or aftercare services, and the individual’s deductible and co-pay. If your plan is a managed healthcare, or HMO plan, United Healthcare coverage is maximized when patients stay within the preferred network of doctors and rehab centers. If your plan is a Preferred Provider, or PPO plan, there may fewer restrictions on your choice of treatment provider.

United Healthcare offers individual or family plans through your employer, Medicare and Medicaid, or the Health Insurance Marketplace. You may also be eligible for short term insurance of up to 360 days if you need coverage during a transition period in your life. While employer plans may differ, all Health Insurance Marketplace plans cover substance abuse treatment as an essential health benefit. This means that pre-existing conditions are covered, and spending limits are not allowed. Parity protections for substance abuse treatment ensure that benefit limits must be the same as they are for your plan’s medical and surgical coverage. For example, there can be no less favorable limits on deductibles and co-pays, or the number of days or visits covered and pre-authorization requirements can be no more strict than those for general medical care.

We know that choosing the right rehab facility can be daunting. At the Guardian Recovery Network our goal is to help you begin your treatment as soon as possible. Should you need any assistance navigating our facility offerings, our individualized programming, or our insurance guidelines, we’re here to help. Together, we’ll secure a thriving future for you—and your family.

If you or someone you love needs support for today and hope for tomorrow, your journey begins by contacting us online or a phone call to 877-831-2533.

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At Guardian Recovery Network, we provide support for today—and hope for tomorrow. Cleansing your body of the toxic effects of addictive drugs and alcohol is the start of your path to self-awareness and fulfillment. Once physical symptoms are halted, you’ll sort through painful emotions and deconstruct false narratives with new clarity of mind. Along the way, you’ll learn to access your authentic emotions and thoughts: reawakening your purpose and joy in living.

Guardian Recovery Network is your advocate for clinically centered care, and we believe every individual deserves a thriving future. Call 877-301-4673 to speak with a caring Guardian team member now. For your privacy and convenience, you can also connect with us online, 24 hours a day.


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