Yes, it typically costs money to go to rehab. The cost of rehab can vary widely depending on several factors, including the type of program, the length of stay, the location, and the level of care provided.
Inpatient rehab programs, which provide 24-hour care and support, tend to be more expensive than outpatient programs, which allow individuals to receive treatment while maintaining their daily responsibilities.
Luxury or executive rehab programs, which may offer high-end accommodations and amenities, tend to be more expensive than standard rehab programs.
However, it’s important to note that many insurance plans cover addiction treatment as part of their mental health and substance abuse benefits. Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), insurance plans are required to cover substance abuse and mental health treatment as essential health benefits.
Additionally, some rehab programs offer financial assistance or sliding scale fees based on an individual’s income or ability to pay.
It’s important to understand the costs associated with rehab before seeking treatment and to work with a healthcare professional or addiction specialist to develop a treatment plan that meets your individual needs and is financially feasible.