Medicare & Medicaid Mental Health
When it comes to getting mental health care for yourself or a loved one, you deserve a mental health center that provides the services and resources best suited to meet your treatment needs. One of the most common ways of paying for mental health services is by using Medicare and Medicaid, but many people still wonder if mental health treatment is a possibility for them. Learn more about the qualifications for Medicare and Medicaid mental health care and the potential to use this insurance coverage for services at The Phoenix.
What Counseling Services Do We Offer?
The Phoenix Recovery and Counseling Centers provide mental health care services for various mental illnesses. However, it is important to note that we do NOT provide residential treatment for psychiatric stabilization. The Phoenix is partnered with some of the best counseling centers on the Wasatch Front, so we make sure that you are taken care of if upon assessment it is determined that residential treatment is needed.
The following behavioral health disorders are some of those treated at The Phoenix:
What do Medicaid and Medicare Cover at The Phoenix?
While many think first of Medicare and Medicaid insurance as coverage for drug prescription costs or doctor visits, coverage may be provided if you’re eligible. Medicare is federally funded insurance that covers medical bills for qualifying individuals, and similarly, Medicaid is state and federal funded insurance that can cover treatment for those individuals that qualify.
You may still be wondering, “does Medicaid cover mental health counseling?” Learn more about the qualifications and how this insurance coverage for counseling services may apply at The Phoenix Recovery and Counseling Centers.
What is covered by Medicaid and Medicare?
Both types of insurance can cover part of or all of the following:
- Family counseling
- Addiction recovery services (if applicable)
- Inpatient care
- Long-term residential treatment
- Maintenance medications
- Medical screenings
- Outpatient visits
- Other mental health services
Am I Eligible for Medicare or Medicaid Mental Health Services?
Certain conditions apply, but Medicaid and Medicare do cover counseling at The Phoenix. Though not every insurance provider covers counseling and there are some qualifications and eligibility requirements, many mental health patients use Medicare or Medicaid to cover their expenses for therapy. The best way to determine if your individual case will be covered by Medicare or Medicaid is to contact the representatives directly.
Medicaid & Medicare Mental Health Coverage Eligibility
Your insurance may cover all or some of the associated expenses for therapy, which can be used in conjunction with one of our addiction recovery programs, or as part of a one-on-one or group therapy program for treatment. In the state of Utah, these are the requirements to qualify for coverage:
- People age 19-64
- U.S. citizen or qualified alien
- Resident of the state of Utah
- Household income up to 5% federal poverty level
- Ineligible for any other Medicaid program (with the exception of Medically Needy or Refugee Medicaid)
- Meet one of three targeted categories:
- Group 1: Chronically homeless.
- Group 2: Involved in the justice system and needing substance use or mental health treatment.
- Group 3: Needing substance use or mental health treatment
Medicaid and Medicare Mental Health Services Benefits
You might still be wondering, “What does Medicare cover for mental health?” Under certain conditions, Medicaid or Medicare will cover:
- Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services
- Individual and Group Therapy
- Inpatient mental health services
- Medication Management
- Personal Services
- Psycho-educational Services
Please call us to verify your benefits coverage or check with your health insurance carrier to enroll or find out what services are included in your plan. We are more than happy to work with your situation to find a solution that works.
Phoenix Recovery Experience
Patients and families who engage in The Phoenix for Medicaid covered mental health treatment learn and develop both recovery and disease management skills. Moreover, patients and family members begin to identify, define, and achieve stability in their pursuit of a meaningful life. As a result, self-confidence embodies the emotional and cognitive condition of our patients and family members. Patients and their family members enjoy relationships that begin to be healed. They also celebrate the fact that dreams are being redefined through realistic applied behaviors that are motivated by meaningful pursuits supported by recovery-based support systems.
We are excited to answer any questions you have about our services and to support you in your healing process as you reclaim the life you desire. Call us today at (801) 438-3185 for more information.
The Phoenix Difference
The Phoenix Recovery and Counseling Centers are driven by this guiding mission statement: “Empowering individuals and families suffering from addiction and mental health disorders to celebrate life through lasting solutions.”
The Phoenix Difference constitutes a carefully tailored program and recovery experience defined by research. Our continuum of care is directed at supporting outcomes that prepare patients and their families with both the knowledge and the applied behaviors needed to manage mental health disorders and to reclaim a meaningful life.
If you or a loved one is suffering from a mental illness
Call Now for Immediate Help: (801) 438-3185