Blue Cross, Blue Shield is one of several major insurance providers accepted by the Princeton Detox & Recovery Center. Your Blue Cross Blue Shield coverage may pay some costs of your inpatient treatment, outpatient services, or after care programs. Factors considered include past use of coverage for substance abuse treatment or inpatient mental health services, the details of your individualized treatment plan, and the stipulations of your specific BCBS plan.
Blue Cross Blue Shield is an association of 36 American health insurance companies with 106 million members nationwide. Founded in 1929, the healthcare provider is a leader in the healthcare industry, especially in prevention and treatment of substance abuse disorders and response to the growing opioid epidemic. BCBS covers treatment for alcohol and drug dependency under the arm of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Behavioral Health Care Management Program. For plans that include Behavioral Health coverage, by law, mental and behavioral health services must be provided with the same benefits, deductibles and co-pays as for any other medical or surgical care. Spending limits are not allowed on coverage of essential health benefits, which includes mental health and substance abuse treatment.