TRICARE insurance is a free health insurance plan available to military service members, retirees, their families, as well as certain others. TRICARE is committed to helping its members receive the care they need, including help to recover from addiction and develop long-term sobriety.
What is different about TRICARE East?
TRICARE East is a region-specific health insurance plan from TRICARE that covers a different set of services than the national plans. TRICARE Military East includes special coverage for rehabilitative and habilitative care, such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, and drug rehabilitation therapy. It also offers additional benefits for disabled veterans and their families. TRICARE East has a higher deductible than the national plans, meaning members may pay more out-of-pocket for some medical services. However, TRICARE East region members are eligible to use any in-network provider across the United States without preauthorization or extra cost.
How does TRICARE East Humana work?
Humana is the current contractor administering TRICARE services in the East Region. Humana partners with the Department of Defense to provide customer service and claims processing, as well as access to Humana’s provider networks. TRICARE East Humana also offers additional benefits such as discounts on fitness memberships and vision care.
Is TRICARE Humana a PPO or HMO?
TRICARE Humana military east is a PPO, a preferred provider organization (PPO) plan available in the United States. This means patients will primarily use hospitals and clinics run by the military, as well as authorized care givers, which significantly reduces patient’s out-of-pocket costs.
Does TRICARE East Humana handle drug & alcohol treatment?
Yes. TRICARE East Humana covers the full spectrum of proven treatments for drug and alcohol abuse. In line with Acqua Recovery’s philosophy, TRICARE East supports evidence-based therapies that have been shown to work, helping patients achieve and maintain sobriety. Some of these well-established treatments include detox, medication assisted treatment, mental health counseling, and in and out patient services.
Yes. Acqua Recovery is proud to be of service to our country’s military. We are in network for a variety of insurance providers, including TRICARE East Humana. We also accept TRIWEST Insurance, First Health AETNA insurance, some EBMS insurance, and some MHNET insurance, and TRICARE Multiplan insurance. Don’t understand what is multiplan insurance? Not sure what your insurance covers? The staff at Acqua Recovery is here to help you understand your benefits so you can get started on a path to recovery.
Do I need a referral to use TRICARE East Humana insurance for drug and alcohol rehab at Acqua Recovery?
Navigating the requirements of what insurance programs can be tricky. You may need a referral depending on your specific policy and what treatments you need. Acqua Recovery staff is dedicated to making it as easy as possible for you to take care of all the paperwork and procedures. Call today for information and assistance.
What does it cost if I use TRICARE East Humana insurance for drug and alcohol addiction treatment at Acqua Recovery?
The costs of treatment are generally different for different patients. Each person’s situation and needs are different. Acqua Recovery is in the network for TRICARE East Humana, which means it is an affordable option. Acqua Recovery will always work with patients and their families to make treatment as affordable as possible.
TRICARE insurance works around the world. Care may carry different costs, depending on where the patient receives treatment, what treatment they receive, and for what reason. What states are covered by TRICARE East? Basically, every state east of the Mississippi River and many east of the Rocky Mountains are part of TRICARE East’s territory.
Yes. It is for active and retired military members and their families.
Most medical treatments do not require a referral for TRICARE East. However, requirements vary depending on what treatment is being sought, where, and for what reason.
TRICARE East and West are similar in that they both offer a wide range of health care services and coverage, including mental health treatment and substance abuse treatment. They also both have access to Humana’s online resources and Humana’s provider networks. However, Humana does not administer TRICARE West. TRICARE West is for the western region of the United States and offers a lower deductible.
Dr. Pickrell is a board-certified psychiatrist with interests in addiction and psychiatry. He strives to identify the underlying cause of substance use. His understanding of addiction as the overlapping symptoms of biopsychosocial development is the foundation to his care model. He is committed to helping both patients and families understand that addiction is a treatable medical illness. He has been involved in the treatment of addiction for the last 17 years and completed his residency training at the University of Utah.