A question that is often asked when seeking addiction treatment is if insurance can help individuals seeking treatment for mental illness and/or addiction. With Anthem Blue Cross, you have access to a wide range of services and treatments that can provide much-needed support in managing your condition or overcoming an addiction.
At Westwind Recovery®, we offer comprehensive treatment for those suffering from drug or alcohol addictions. Substance abuse rehab services covered by Anthem include detoxification, residential inpatient care, outpatient care, partial hospitalization programs (PHPs), intensive outpatient programs (IOPs), medication management, family therapy, individual counseling, and other therapeutic modalities as needed.
Anthem Blue Cross Blue also offers coverage for mental health needs including depression and anxiety treatment through psychotherapy sessions and medication management with licensed professionals. Westwind Recovery® is in-network with Anthem Blue Cross Blue Sheild meaning our facility can utilize your insurance to get you the help you need at little to no cost to you.
What is Anthem Blue Cross Insurance?
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (Anthem) is one of the largest health insurance providers in the United States. They offer a wide range of services and plans to help individuals and families stay healthy, including coverage for addiction treatment. Anthem covers almost all types of addiction, from alcohol use disorder to opioid abuse, stimulant abuse, benzo addictions, and more.
Are Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Sheild of California the Same?
It’s important to know that Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of California are two competing insurance carriers with different pricing, plans, and network at the individual level. If you have Blue Shield of California it is not the same as Anthem. In many states, Blue Cross and Blue Sheild are the same carrier, and in California, they operate together in large group and government levels.
What Types of Addiction Treatment Does Anthem Blue Cross Cover?
Anthem covers almost all types of addiction treatment. The way they determine who will receive coverage of which types of services depends on the person’s medical history and recommendations from treatment professionals. Of course, they will also only cover services that your insurance plan specifies it can cover. This includes the following: