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Empire Plan Insurance for Addiction Treatment

The Empire Plan, also known as the New York State Health Insurance Program (NYSHIP), provides affordable health insurance plans to public employees of New York. As one of the leading health insurance providers, Empire Plan offers extensive coverage, including addiction treatment. 

How to Check Empire Plan Rehab Coverage

At Lighthouse Recovery Institute, we offer evidence-based treatment for substance abuse and co-occurring mental health disorders. To learn more about our extensive treatment options, give us a call at (866) 308-2090. Or, you can verify your Empire Plan insurance coverage by filling out the form below. Someone from our admissions office will contact you later to explain your benefits and coverage. 

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About Empire Plan Health Insurance

The Empire Plan managed to secure a collective agreement between New York’s state government and employee unions. They provide eligible public employees to choose between the traditional plan and an HMO option. 

Coverage Levels and Substance Abuse Coverage

The Empire Plan Mental Health and Substance Abuse (MHSA) program offer extensive coverage for addiction treatment. It does extend to alcohol and drug addiction treatment, managed under ValueOptions. While coverage depends on your unique plan and the coverage it provides, it usually includes:

  • Inpatient treatment
  • Outpatient treatment
  • Aftercare program
  • Medication management
  • Psychotherapies 

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How to Pay for Rehab If My Policy Doesn’t Cover It

At Lighthouse Recovery Institute, we offer various payment plans to help you afford treatment. Other alternatives include seeking out a loan. You can also check if your company’s insurance provides employee assistance programs that could cover drug rehab. You’ll be surprised how many family members and friends are willing to help you pay for your treatment program.  Don’t let your insurance stop you from seeking substance abuse treatment. There’s no better time to seek treatment for drug abuse than today. After all, seeking help for your addiction will be the best investment you’ll ever make for yourself. Your path to recovery can still happen. 

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