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Drug Addiction Facts

  • In 2009, marijuana alone or in combination with another drug or alcohol was involved in over 376,000 emergency department visits in the United States.
  • Meth produces a high for 8?24 hours when smoked, as opposed to smoking cocaine which produces a high for approximately 20?30 minutes.
  • People in clubs who abuse codeine cough syrup normally mix their syrup with soft drinks or cocktails, while polydrug users mostly drink their syrup undiluted.

Addiction-treatment-center.jpgOnce you have decided to make a change and get help for your addiction problem, the next step is to explaore your treatment facility options. Keep in mind that there is no one-size fits all facility. The most effective way to find an appropriate treatment program that meets your particular needs is to speak with an addiction treatment professional who can assess your specific situation and give you various treatment facility options based on your exact needs. We can help you with this. Simply call our Drug Treatment Help-Line at 1-877-683-7818 and you will be connected to an addiction treatment specialist who can help you find the correct treatment program for you.

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Outpatient

Outpatient solutions are on the low end of the spectrum of treatment services regarding intensity of care, since the individual is able to preserve their lifestyle in many ways without the commitment of needing to be in a rehab program while receiving rehab services. While this may appear perfect it may not provide the required change of atmosphere than lots of people in recovery need to experience a successful rehabilitation.

Spanish

Not all drug and alcohol treatment facilities have the staff or wherewithal to focus on the needs of Spanish speaking clients, but thankfully there are more and more facilities that are able to do so because the need for Spanish services is higher than previously. Counselling, study info and so on are actually very often available in Spanish in both short and long terms facilities which provide inpatient or residential rehabilitation and outpatient Spanish treatment is also available around the country.

Self Payment

Self Payment is needed when a person's insurance won't cover the total cost of treatment or will only cover part of it. In these instances, it may appear like a disadvantage but individuals in fact have a great deal of leverage due to the fact they can select whichever facility they want without the limitations from health insurance providers that so many individuals face. In addition, rehab facilities will usually offer payment assistance for people whose only option is self payment to enable them to get into treatment.

Medicaid

Some rehab programs accept Medicaid when the individual cannot self pay or present some other type of private health care insurance. Medicaid may possibly cover outpatient and short-term rehab in a limited amount of centers, and in this instance individuals may wish to investigate the self pay option and come up with up any resources they can to fund a more quality rehabilitation facility that will get better results, like a long-term residential alcohol and drug treatment program.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can seek rehabilitation at drug and alcohol treatment programs which provide either inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation if the program is in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the consent of their Medicare appointed physician, who must assist in establishing the person's rehabilitation plan. Inpatient solutions are provided through Medicare Medicare Part A, with out of pocket costs being exactly like any other kind of hospital stay, and outpatient rehabilitation being paid for through Medicare Part B.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid may be used to cover the expense of drug and alcohol rehab if other forms of insurance or self payment are not an option. If a person does not have any private insurance and doesn't yet know if they might qualify for state insurance, they can seek advice from their Social Services office within their area to figure out if they are and then fill out an application. Most state financed insurance will cover both outpatient and inpatient treatment, but typically only inside the state which offers the insurance coverage.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which plan you are covered by, all private health insurance plans typically cover some sort of drug rehab service which range from outpatient rehabilitation to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol rehab programs. Individuals may have to participate in a drug rehab program that is in their network of providers and there can be other limitations such as the amount of time their stay in rehabilitation is covered. Individuals can pick a good center they like and speak with a treatment counselor to determine if their insurance will take care of it.

Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)

Military insurance such as VA and Tricare does cover the price of certain drug abuse treatment solutions. Detox services, outpatient and inpatient programs and also partial hospitalization are covered by military insurance, although military members may require pre-authorization and in that case they can liaise with their VA or Tricare representative. There could be some limitations concerning how long a stay in inpatient drug rehab is allowed, and all of these questions can be answered before you start treatment so that it's clear the length of time and individual can remain in the treatment center of preference.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale can be a payment assistance option offered by a number of alcohol and drug rehabilitation centers to help help clients pay for treatment where this may not have been possible initially. For example, one client's price for rehab may be different and less than another person whose finances are better which makes them more prepared to pay for the full cost of rehab. Registrars take into consideration additional factors besides income including amount of dependents to ascertain the ultimate cost and using the sliding scale.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many drug treatment centers provide payment assistance to help clients who may possibly not have sufficient money to self pay for rehabilitation or whose health insurance won't provide coverage or total coverage for their stay. For instance, Occasionally insurance only pays for a short-term center when in reality a long-term program will be the more suitable choice. To see what payment assistance could be offered, for instance a sliding fee scale, talk with the program for details.

  • IDHW Region 5
    IDHW Region 5 is a Drug and Alcohol Treatment Facility that is located at:

    823 Harrison Street
    Twin Falls, ID. 83301

    If you would like to contact IDHW Region 5, you can reach them at 208-736-2177.

    IDHW Region 5 offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare), Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)