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How To Pay For Detox With Kaiser Permanente Insurance?

Kaiser Permanente Insurance Coverage For Drug Detox

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Kaiser Permanente is one of the nation’s top not-for-profit health plan services and healthcare providers, serving 12.4 million members. As a company, Kaiser Permanente offers employer group coverage, Medicare coverage for seniors and people with disabilities, and private insurance for individuals and families.

If you live in a Kaiser Permanente coverage area and have Kaiser Permanente health insurance, you may choose to receive medical and clinical care through a Kaiser Permanente provider. Through assessments and conversations with you, your healthcare provider may determine that addiction treatment is necessary for your optimal health. Depending on your treatment needs, your primary Kaiser Permanente doctor may refer you to a specialized addiction treatment center.

In many instances, Kaiser Permanente health insurance will cover a portion of medical detox programs for drug and alcohol addiction. However, the extent of the coverage will vary from plan to plan. 

Briarwood Detox Center is in-network with several insurance providers, including Kaiser Permanente. If you are addicted and you need to complete detox before you go to rehab, your Kaiser insurance may cover a portion of your detox treatment costs.

Naturally, you may have questions about the extent of your Kaiser Permanente coverage for drug detox. This page will cover some of the most frequently asked questions about how to use Kaiser Permanente insurance to pay for drug detox. 

If you’d like to verify your Kaiser benefits online with Briarwood, please fill out the form on this page. All the information you provide will remain confidential and submitting the form does not obligate you to enroll in detox at Briarwood Detox Center.

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Will my Kaiser Permanente insurance cover drug and alcohol detox?

Most Kaiser Permanente insurance plans provide coverage for drug and alcohol detox, but the extent of coverage varies depending on the type of plan you have, where you live, and whether the detox center you choose is in-network or out-of-network. For example, if you have a Kaiser Permanente PPO plan, you may be able to obtain coverage through an out-of-network provider, but in-network coverage will cost less.

What types of detox does Kaiser Permanente cover? 

Depending on the insurance policy, Kaiser Permanente may cover various types of detox including inpatient or outpatient but coverage varies by plan. The specifics of your policy will indicate whether inpatient detox, outpatient detox, or both are covered by your insurance and to what extent coverage is offered.

How can I verify my Kaiser Permanente insurance coverage?

The best way to verify your Kaiser Permanente insurance coverage is to contact your insurance provider directly. Or, you may also call the Briarwood admissions staff or submit our online form to have us verify your benefits by contacting Kaiser Permanente on your behalf.

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

If a Briarwood admissions team member verifies your Kaiser Permanente insurance benefits, no one else on your insurance policy will be notified. It will remain confidential.

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

There is no obligation to enroll in detox at Briarwood even if we verify your Kaiser Permanente benefits for you.

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

No. The insurance verification and admissions assessment is free of charge. These initial steps are designed to confirm that our medical detox program is the right fit for you and vice versa. It also allows us to determine your treatment costs after health insurance benefits are applied and help you identify alternative payment options if necessary.

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

If your Kaiser Permanente health insurance plan does not cover the full cost of detox, our admissions team can help you explore other financial options, which may include:

What other benefits does Kaiser Permanente offer for addiction treatment?

Kaiser Permanente also provides its customers with coverage for other addiction treatment services in addition to detox. This may include residential rehab, outpatient rehab (IOP), online drug rehab, dual-diagnosis treatment, individual therapy, and family therapy.

Our center is in-network with many insurances

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

We Work Directly with Kaiser Permanente to Verify Your Insurance Coverage

At Briarwood Detox Center, we understand that finding a detox program isn’t always easy, and dealing with the complexities of insurance coverage can be confusing. Fortunately, we are here to help. Our admissions specialists will contact Kaiser Permanente on your behalf to simplify the process. Once we have confirmed your benefits, we will help you understand the extent of your coverage and how it applies to your situation.
Verifying your Kaiser Permanente insurance coverage is a fast and easy process that we can take care of while you wait on the phone. When you’re ready, give us a call or fill out the insurance verification form on this page and please have the following information ready:

  • 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)

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