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TRICARE Florida: Drug & Alcohol Rehabs That Take TRICARE in FL

Do Rehabs in Florida Accept TRICARE?

TRICARE may cover rehab for drug and alcohol addiction depending on your plan and individual needs. Generally, TRICARE may be able to cover at least some of the cost of detox, inpatient or outpatient rehab, or more long-term residential treatment programs. There are many treatment facilities in Florida that accept TRICARE, but coverage will depend on the rehab facility and your specific health plan.

TRICARE insurance is a health care program provided exclusively for both active and retired service members/veterans. Substance use disorder is common amongst veterans with 80% struggling with alcohol abuse.¹ Veterans also battle with drug use at a percentage that is higher than the general population.¹ If you or someone you love has an addiction to drugs or alcohol, it is important to find substance abuse treatment. American Addiction Center’s (AAC) River Oaks Treatment Center just outside of Tampa, Florida is a local drug and alcohol rehab that may be able to accept TRICARE insurance in Florida.

Check my TRICARE Coverage for Rehab in Florida

If you have insurance with TRICARE, contact an admission advisor at in order to discuss your options, verify insurance coverage, and find treatment. You may also verify your insurance coverage instantly using the form below.

What Substance Abuse Treatment Will TRICARE Cover?

TRICARE will often cover drug or alcohol addiction treatment for its members. Treatment plans will vary depending on your specific needs. TRICARE may partially cover the following forms of treatment:

  • Inpatient or Residential Treatment – Patients will stay at the treatment facility overnight and receive care 24/7. This is a more intensive form of treatment as patients are able to focus solely on their recovery.
  • Outpatient Rehab – If an addiction is not severe or a patient is transitioning from an inpatient facility, outpatient rehab is sometimes the more appropriate option. Patients will be able to attend work or school and receive treatment for a specific number of hours per week.
  • Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) – A patient may receive medications or behavioral interventions to minimize cravings. This will depend on the patient and the specific substance that has been abused.
  • Partial Hospitalization Program – Also known as day treatment, partial hospitalization requires you to attend intensive therapy for a specific number of hours per week.
River Oaks Spotlight | Tampa, FL

Address: 12012 Boyette Road
Riverview, FL 33569

River Oaks sits on a secluded 26-acre property in Tampa, Florida and provides drug and alcohol addiction treatment services such as detox, residential treatment, and outpatient programs to those suffering from addiction and other co-occurring disorders.

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Does TRICARE Cover Mental Health & Co-Occurring Disorder Treatment in Florida?

Co-occurring disorder treatment such as treatment of depression or anxiety as well as addiction treatment may be covered under mental or behavioral health services. Depending on your level of coverage, mental health treatments may at least be partially covered.

Co-occurring disorder (dual diagnosis) is common amongst the veteran population and TRICARE offers many forms of behavioral health coverage. River Oaks Treatment Center in Florida provides co-occurring or dual diagnosis treatment so you can get help that addresses your unique diagnoses.

Not Sure if You Need Rehab?

Take our free, 5-minute substance abuse self-assessment below if you think you or someone you love might be struggling with substance abuse. The evaluation consists of 11 yes or no questions that are intended to be used as an informational tool to assess the severity and probability of a substance use disorder. The test is free, confidential, and no personal information is needed to receive the result. This assessment can be used by anyone in or outside the State of Florida.

How Does American Addiction Centers Work With the VA?

American Addiction Centers is a VA Community Care Network Partner. This means that we work together directly with the VA to bring treatment to veterans across the U.S. Learn more about VA benefits and rehab today.


  1. National Center for Drug Abuse Statistics. Drug Abuse Statistics
Last Updated on December 23, 2021

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