Guide to Optum Health Insurance Coverage for Addiction Treatment

Last Edited: December 30, 2020

Bianka Fisk

Clinically Reviewed
Jim Brown, CDCA

All of the information on this page has been reviewed and certified by an addiction professional.

Optum works to provide appropriate and cost effective mental health and substance abuse treatment benefits to their members.

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Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, substance abuse is now classed as a mental health condition, which means health insurance providers must offer forms of coverage for it. Exactly how they cover this treatment, which elements they cover, and for how long, however, will vary depending on not just your insurance carrier but also your personal package.