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How To Pay For Detox With Ambetter Insurance?

Ambetter Insurance Coverage For Drug Detox

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Ambetter Insurance for Drug Detox

ambetter logoAmbetter health insurance is offered by a Fortune 500 company called Centene Corporation. Ambetter provides its clients with a full suite of high-quality health insurance products.

If you have Ambetter health insurance, your policy may cover inpatient drug and alcohol detox services. Unfortunately, many people don’t get the care that they need because using health insurance to pay for detox can sometimes be confusing.

On this page, we answer some of the most commonly asked questions about using Ambetter insurance benefits to pay for drug detox. If you have any additional questions, our admissions staff is happy to answer them for you. Just call (888) 857-0557 to speak with someone today or fill out the insurance verification form on this page and we’ll be in touch shortly.

If you or a loved one is searching for a drug detox program, our admissions staff here at Briarwood can verify your benefits quickly and tell you exactly how much your insurance will cover.

Frequently Asked Questions About Ambetter Coverage for Detox

Will my Ambetter insurance cover drug and alcohol detox?

Ambetter health insurance provides coverage for Essential Health Benefits, which includes substance abuse treatment and drug and alcohol detox. Depending on your health insurance policy, you may have to pay a copay or reach an annual deductible before your insurance company will pay for detox. This information can be found within the details of your policy. However, you may also contact Ambetter directly to determine the extent of your benefits for drug and alcohol detox.

What types of detox does Ambetter cover?

Depending on your policy, Ambetter may cover inpatient and outpatient detox programs. Additionally, your insurance coverage may vary depending on whether or not the facility is an in-network or out-of-network provider.

How can I verify my Ambetter insurance coverage?

The simplest way to verify your Ambetter insurance is to call (888) 857-0557 and speak with our admissions staff. Once we have collected some general information from you, we will contact Ambetter on your behalf to verify your benefits. The process is quick, easy, and completely confidential.

Will anyone else on my insurance policy be notified if a verification of benefits is completed?

We value your privacy as much as you do. Our insurance verification process is completely confidential, so no one else on your insurance policy will be notified when you request information about your benefits for detox.

Do I have to commit to treatment if Briarwood completes a verification of benefits for me?

There is no obligation to enroll in treatment if we verify your insurance. We’re happy to help you find the right treatment program for you or your loved one!

Do I have to pay to begin the admissions and insurance verification process?

The admissions process and insurance verification process are free, so there is no fee involved.

If Ambetter will not cover the full cost of detox, how can I pay for the remaining balance?

In some instances, Ambetter insurance may not cover the full cost of inpatient drug and alcohol detox treatment at Briarwood. However, there are some alternative payment options that can help you cover any remaining balance to be paid out-of-pocket. These options include:

What other benefits does Ambetter offer for addiction treatment?

Depending on the specifics of your policy, your Ambetter health insurance benefits most likely also cover inpatient or outpatient drug rehab, IOP, behavioral therapy, and some aftercare services. However, the best way to accurately determine your coverage for various addiction treatment services is to contact Ambetter directly or let us verify your benefits for you.

Our center is in-network with many insurances

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Call (888) 857-0557 to verify your benefits.

We Work Directly with Ambetter to Verify Your Insurance Coverage

Insurance coverage can be confusing, especially when it comes to addiction treatment. At Briarwood Detox Center, we help you interpret your health insurance policy so that you can clearly understand your benefits for detox. We will let you know if you’re covered for treatment at Briarwood, the extent of that coverage, and how much will be left for you to pay out of pocket if your insurance won’t cover the total cost.
If you’re ready to get started, give us a call at (888) 857-0557. Please have the following information ready when you call:

  • The name of your insurance provider
  • Your member ID number
  • Your date of birth
  • Your insurance company’s telephone number (this can be found on the back of your insurance card)

Our helpful admissions team is ready to answer your call and answer any questions you have about our drug and alcohol detox programs.

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Verify your insurance

Complete our fast, free, and easy verification process over the phone to determine the extent of your insurance coverage.


Make an informed decision

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