GEHA Health Plans Prescription Drug Addiction Treatment

Many people start on the path of prescription drug abuse in a completely innocent way. Once you become hooked, you know that it can be very difficult to break the cycle. If it happened to you, you are among many who have gone through a similar experience. With help from specialists and GEHA health plans prescription drug detox, you can stop prescription drugs from ruling your life.

The Vicious Cycle of Prescription Drug Abuse

Over 52 million people in the United States have taken a prescription drug for a nonmedical need, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. It does not take much. All you have to do is become dependent on a drug that you were legitimately prescribed by a doctor, perhaps for pain or for another temporary condition. Before you know it, you need the drug just to feel normal. The good news is that the decision to stop prescription drug abuse in its tracks opens up a world of help to you.

Finding Coverage

Through the Government Employees Health Association, Inc., you can find a number of resources at your disposal for prescription drug rehab. Start with your health plan, which is one of three: High Option, Standard Option and Health Savings Advantage. Pay a visit to your primary care physician and discuss your problem in detail. If your doctor decides that you need prescription drug rehab to manage your particular problem, GEHA requires you to have your doctor precertify with your insurance that you and the program are eligible for coverage.

Discovering Treatment Options

You have a lot of choices for treatment, from rehab to therapy to manage your prescription drug addiction. Depending on the plan you have, you may have a small coinsurance for outpatient visits, or you may be expected to pay from your health savings account (HSA) for much of your care. Whether you choose a more flexible arrangement with an outpatient therapist or inpatient prescription drug treatment, you can search online for the care provider that is right for your needs.

Stopping prescription drug addiction calls for help from friends, family, doctors and GEHA health plans prescription drug detox. With a plan in place, you can go to rehab, find a therapist to provide you with coping tools, and open the door to a better life.

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