About Aetna insurance coverage

Founded in 1853, Aetna has been committed to providing people with innovative healthcare benefits, products, and services for over 150 years. In 2018, Aetna merged with CVS, further expanding access to innovative, client-centered care. We are honored to be working with an insurance company that is dedicated to diversity and inclusion, community, and leadership. 

What does Aetna cover when it comes to addiction treatment?

Aetna works with individuals to find treatment options that best fit their individual needs. Treatment coverage depends on the insurance plan and whether or not the treatment provider is in network. Individuals may be covered for:
  • Detox
  • Inpatient treatment
  • Outpatient treatment
  • Partial hospitalization
  • Continuing care
Speaking with your insurance provider can help you get started and get any questions answered that you may have.

What types of addiction does Aetna cover?

Aetna insurance covers the most common types of addiction that people experience including:
  • Alcohol
  • Opioids
  • Prescription drugs
  • Meth
  • Cocaine
  • Heroin
  • Marijuana

What is the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and how does it impact me?

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed in 2010 to expand insurance coverage to millions of uninsured Americans. In addition to expanding coverage, that ACA outlines ten essential services that insurance companies must cover, including mental health and substance use disorders. Though coverage varies based on you specific policy, the following services are generally included:
  • Detox
  • Inpatient treatment
  • Outpatient treatment
  • Individual therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Medication
  • Aftercare

Will my insurance premium go up after treatment?

The ACA prohibits insurance companies from raising premiums or denying coverage for pre-existing conditions. When seeking services, you no longer have to worry about what this means for your health coverage in the future so you can have peace of mind as you step into your recovery journey. 

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