Getting started with professional substance abuse treatment is the best thing that you can do to beat your addiction. But in order to do that, you first have to figure out how you’re going to pay for treatment.
If you’ve got a plan with Tufts insurance, then you may be able to have a large portion of your substance abuse treatment costs covered for you. We’ll tell you everything you need to know about covering your substance abuse therapy with Tufts insurance below.
Let’s get started.
What is Tufts?
Tufts Health Plan is an insurance company that was founded as a non-profit in 1979 and is headquartered in Massachusetts. The business serves individuals and employers in the states of:
- Rhode Island
- New Hampshire
What plans does Tufts offer?
Tufts offers a wide variety of insurance plans to choose from, including:
- Advantage HMOs and PPOs
- Tiered plans
- CareLink plans
- Cigna out-of-area PPOs
- Medicaid plans
- Medicare plans
That means there are lots of different options to choose from when you through Tufts to get your insurance. But it also means that there can be quite a bit of variability when it comes to the coverage that you get for substance abuse treatment through Tufts.
Does Tufts cover substance abuse recovery treatment?
Most Tufts plans offer at least some level of coverage for substance abuse treatment that’s medically necessary. But the percentage that Tufts pays versus the percentage that you have to pay out-of-pocket for this type of treatment depends on the plan that you have.
For example, if you’ve paid to get a high-tier Tufts plan, then you may only have to pay a small co-pay to get the substance abuse treatment that you want. But if your plan is a more affordable option, then you may have to pay a higher percentage of your treatment costs out-of-pocket.
Does Tufts cover mental health treatment?
Many people who struggle with substance abuse problems also have trouble with their mental health. These two problems tend to feed one another and create a vicious cycle that can be tough to escape without proper support.
Thankfully, Tufts does provide coverage for mental health treatment. So you can work with a therapist who helps you deal with your mental health issues while also resolving your substance abuse problems.
Once again, the amount that you pay out-of-pocket for this service will depend on the plan that you have.
How do I learn more about my substance abuse coverage through Tufts?
There are two different ways to learn more about your substance abuse coverage through Tufts.
First, you can reach out to Tufts directly. They can give you general information about the range of coverage that you can expect to receive for different types of substance abuse treatments.
But insurance coverage also depends on the facility that you go to. That’s why it could make more sense for you to reach out to a treatment center like The House of the Rising Son.
We’ll verify your insurance plan through Tufts for you. Just let us know what type of treatment you want and we’ll let you know exactly how much it’s going to cost you out-of-pocket.
That way, you have all of the information that you need to figure out what type of substance abuse treatment is going to be best for your situation.
Ready to get started? You can do so by reaching out to one of our addiction specialists at The House of the Rising Son today. We look forward to hearing from you.