Using Insurance Coverage for Drug Addiction

Parents who find themselves facing the nightmare of a young adult child who is addicted to drugs will likely do anything to help them.  But when the reality of the potential costs involved with treatment becomes known, many loving parents simply don’t have access to that kind of money.  Due to the perceived financial burden … Continue reading Using Insurance Coverage for Drug Addiction

Health Insurance and Addiction Coverage

The way that drug and alcohol treatment works has changed dramatically over the past five to ten years. In the past people who went away to inpatient treatment would sometimes stay for 6 months to a year, with short-term stays coming in around 3 months. But with the changes in health insurance, mostly due to … Continue reading Health Insurance and Addiction Coverage

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How many types of mental health professionals are there

Admitting you need help is difficult. Seeking recovery for mental, emotional, spiritual, or relationship issues can be particularly challenging. You must also factor in your healthcare options. What services does your healthcare provider cover? Here are some options .... there are quite a few. Psychologist When many people think of a psychologist, the first image that … Continue reading How many types of mental health professionals are there

Let me explain HIPPA in a short and simple way …..

HIPPA Overview The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act is a law that was created in 1996. It was established by Congress to put privacy rules in place to protect patients. The law is hundreds of pages long. However, the main goal is to make sure that a patient’s information is not being used for … Continue reading Let me explain HIPPA in a short and simple way …..