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  • Amerigroup is a health insurance company that provides additional coverage options to people who qualify for Medicare and Medicaid. 

    This health insurance provider offers telehealth services, integrated mental health and substance use disorder treatment, and crisis intervention support.

    Learn about Insurance Coverage Options For Addiction Treatment

    How To Determine Amerigroup Benefits For Substance Abuse Treatment

    Insurance plans can be hard to understand. However, there are some tips and tricks that can help you better understand what treatment services your insurance plan covers: 

    • contact an Amerigroup health insurance representative
    • read about you Amerigroup coverage for behavioral health 
    • contact a treatment facility directly and ask if they accept Amerigroup insurance plans

    Does Amerigroup Cover Detoxification Programs?

    The start of the recovery process often begins with a medical detox program. This may be covered by your health insurance policy. This type of treatment allows people to safely get through withdrawal. Both inpatient and outpatient detox options are available. 

    Read more about Detox Rehab Programs

    Does Amerigroup Cover Inpatient Drug Or Alcohol Rehab?

    An inpatient treatment center provides 24-hour access to therapies and treatment professionals. These programs take a holistic approach to treatment. 

    Health insurance often helps with the cost of this type of treatment. These programs also likely feature group therapy and family involvement options. 

    Read more about Inpatient Drug Rehab Programs

    Does Amerigroup Cover Outpatient Drug Or Alcohol Rehab?

    Outpatient services are divided into different tiers based on how much support they offer for addiction. General outpatient programs can be covered by health insurance and are the most flexible treatment plans. 

    Read more about Outpatient Drug Rehab Programs

    Does Amerigroup Cover Intensive Outpatient Treatment?

    An IOP is a more intensive type of outpatient treatment. Health insurance can help cover the cost of this type of care. These programs meet three days out of the week and can provide a mixture of medical and behavioral treatments. 

    Read more about Intensive Outpatient Treatment

    Does Amerigroup Cover Partial Hospitalization Programs?

    This is the most supportive type of outpatient treatment. These programs meet five days out of the week. Health insurance may help cover the cost of these programs depending on your policy or plan. 

    The goal of this type of addiction treatment is to offer residential treatment options in a flexible outpatient treatment setting. 

    Read more about Partial Hospitalization Programs

    Does Amerigroup Cover Methadone Or Suboxone Treatment?

    This is a type of medication-assisted treatment for people with opioid addiction. Addiction treatment with these medications can be covered by a health insurance plan. These medications are evidence-based and help to directly treat dependence and addiction. 

    Read more about Treatment Options For Opioid Addiction

    Does Amerigroup Cover Medication-Assisted Treatment For Alcohol Addiction?

    These alcohol treatment programs help people overcome alcohol addiction. This treatment uses medications to help relieve addiction symptoms and often works best when they are part of an inpatient or outpatient program. A health insurance plan may help with these costs

    Read more about Medication-Assisted Treatment

    Where Are Amerigroup Plans Available?

    Amerigroup offers Medicare and Medicaid programs throughout the United States. Their coverage options currently focus on a few states. Here are the regions where you can find health insurance options from Amerigroup:

    Types Of Amerigroup Plans

    Amerigroup has plans that can help with the cost of addiction treatment. These are divided into two main types of programs. 


    Medicaid is a health insurance option that is managed by states. This is an income-based approach to health insurance coverage. Amerigroup provides supplemental and managed options for people with this type of state-funded health care. 


    Medicare is operated by the federal government rather than by states. This type of health insurance is usually based on age, but can also be based on other factors. Amerigroup also offers supplemental and managed services for people who have this type of health coverage. 

    Verify Your Insurance Coverage

    The cost of an addiction treatment program varies based on factors like the length of stay, insurance coverage, and your personal goals. Preauthorization, deductibles, and annual limits can also impact these costs. 

    To verify your coverage for substance abuse treatment, please reach out to our helpline today.

    Written by Ark Behavioral Health Editorial Team
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    This page does not provide medical advice.

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