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A little ditty on the “Big Book”, Alcoholics Anonymous (More on Alcoholism).

A little ditty on the “Big Book”, Alcoholics Anonymous (More on Alcoholism). This chapter starts out by saying; “Most of us have been unwilling to admit we were real alcoholics. No person likes to think he is bodily and mentally different from his fellow.” So who among us is in a rush to say we are different than everyone else? Especially when it comes to drinking and especially if we have built our life around it. What step is in this chapter? The first page of this chapter describes the first step of the 12 step program. “We learned that…

Payment Assistance for Rehab: Do You Even Need it When You Have Insurance?

Choosing to enter rehab is the best choice you can make for yourself if you are struggling with addiction. Having insurance that covers your treatment will go a long way towards putting you on the path to a solid recovery, but you might need more financial assistance than you might initially think. Why Would I Need Payment Assistance for Rehab? While Medicaid and other health insurance programs must provide coverage for the treatment of addiction and substance abuse disorders, this does not always mean that inpatient treatment is fully covered. In this instance, you may need financial help to pay…

I Have Health Insurance But I Can’t Afford My Out of Pocket For Drug Rehab

The mental health services provided through a qualified health plan are among the ten essential health benefits guaranteed by Obamacare. These services must be included in every health plan, and some do not require out of pocket expenses. Diagnosis testing and screenings can be at no charge to the consumer. The provider can decide to treat addiction treatment like other medical services and charge the same type of fees as it does for regular medical care. The co-insurance amount per doctor visit, for example, would be the same for addiction treatment. Provider’s choose the Approach The provider can decide the…