Yes, Medicare covers alcohol rehab services as part of its mental health and substance abuse benefits. Medicare is a government-funded health insurance program for individuals over 65 years of age or with certain disabilities.
Under Medicare, individuals can receive coverage for alcohol rehab services, including inpatient and outpatient rehab programs, medication-assisted treatment, and other addiction-related services.
The level of coverage and specific services covered may vary depending on the type of Medicare plan, the state, and the individual’s circumstances. It’s important to check with your Medicare provider to understand the specific coverage and any out-of-pocket costs associated with alcohol rehab services.
In addition, some rehab programs may offer financial assistance or sliding scale fees based on an individual’s income or ability to pay. It’s important to explore all available resources and options when seeking alcohol rehab services, including Medicare coverage and other financial assistance programs.