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Rehabs in Rhode Island That Accept United HealthCare Insurance

Yes. United Healthcare covers drug and alcohol rehab.
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Does United HealthCare Cover Rehab in Rhode Island?

United HealthCare (UHC) may be able to cover all or at least part of the cost of rehab for drug and alcohol abuse in Rhode Island. This will depend on your specific coverage plan and your chosen provider. UHC may partially cover the cost of medical detox, inpatient or residential treatment, outpatient rehab and medication-assisted treatment.

From May 2020 to May 2021, there were 412 reported drug overdose deaths in Rhode Island.1 If you or a loved one is battling with substance abuse, a rehab facility can provide the assistance you may need to achieve sobriety. American Addiction Centers (AAC) has a local facility, AdCare Rhode Island, and it is in-network with UHC insurance. Check your level of coverage with UHC to find out how much they may cover for addiction treatment.

What Substance Abuse Treatment Does United HealthCare Insurance Cover?

United HealthCare (UHC) insurance may be able to cover substance use disorder (SUD) treatment in the state of Rhode Island. Depending on your plan, insurance may cover at least part of the cost of:

  • Medical Detoxification – A professional detoxification program is medically supervised to safely manage withdrawal symptoms while the body rids itself of harmful substances.
  • Inpatient or Residential Treatment – Patients will stay and become a full-time resident at the treatment facility where they will receive targeted care from addiction specialists. In most cases, patients will participate in individual and/or group therapy sessions. Treatment lengths will vary depending on a patient’s treatment needs.
  • Outpatient Rehab – A patient is not required to stay overnight in an outpatient program which allows them the freedom to continue with their day-to-day tasks. Treatment will include several therapeutic interventions and support services for a specific number of hours per week.
  • Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) – MAT consists of the use of FDA-approved medications, such as methadone or suboxone, to treat alcohol or opioid addiction. Behavioral treatment is another important component to this type of treatment.

Does Rhode Island UHC Cover Co-Occurring Disorder Treatment?

United HealthCare (UHC) may cover co-occurring disorder treatment in RI, treatment of a substance use disorder (SUD), as well as mental health disorders under mental or behavioral health services. Depending on your level of coverage, mental health treatments may at least be partially covered.

Many treatment centers, including AdCare Rhode Island, understand the importance of treating the whole person. They provide co-occurring disorder treatment. Check your level of coverage with UHC for co-occurring or dual diagnosis treatment.

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United HealthCare (UHC) is the health benefits business of UnitedHealth Group, which also includes Optum insurance.2 UHC partners with over 1.3 million physicians and 6,500 hospitals nationwide, providing healthcare benefit programs to individuals, families, employers, as well as Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries.2



  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Drug Overdose Data. (subject to ongoing updates).
  2. United HealthCare. About Us.
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