Finding an AHCCCS Drug Rehab in Phoenix

Find AHCCCS drug rehab in Phoenix

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AHCCCS (Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System) provides free or low-cost health insurance to qualifying low-income Arizona residents through contracted Medicaid plans. For those battling drug addiction who cannot afford rehab costs, AHCCCS makes treatment possible by covering services including:

  • Medical detoxification
  • Inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation
  • Individual and group counseling
  • Medications for addiction treatment (MAT)
  • Case management

To receive AHCCCS drug rehab benefits in Phoenix, you must:

  • Prove Arizona residency
  • Meet income limits (see table below)
  • Have no other public/private health insurance
  • Apply and get approved for an AHCCCS ID card

Finding Phoenix Drug Rehab Centers Covered by AHCCCS Plans

AHCCCS partners with managed care organizations to provide Medicaid benefits. Your assigned health plan determines which local rehab facilities fall within its provider network for direct payment. Ways to find AHCCCS-covered drug rehab locations in Phoenix include:

  • Contact your plan’s member services to request a list of contracted treatment providers and programs
  • Check your plan’s website for a searchable “Find a Provider” tool filtered by location and addiction treatment
  • Search the master AHCCCS online provider directory, filtering by service specialty and geographic area
  • Call the AHCCCS helpline at (602) 417-4000 for enrolled provider recommendations
  • Verify Medicaid accepted facilities on rehabilitation center directories like

When researching options, confirm which health plans each rehab accepts for AHCCCS members and what levels of care are covered, including detox, residential, outpatient, medications, etc.

AHCCCS Medicaid Income Limits

Household SizeMonthly Income LimitYearly Income Limit

*Income thresholds increase based on number of household members. Pregnant women/children under 19 may also qualify.

Deciding Between Inpatient vs. Outpatient Rehab

Choosing treatment settings depends on understanding key programming differences:

Inpatient Rehab

  • Reside at facility 24/7 for length of stay – usually 30-90+ days
  • Participate in round-the-clock medical, clinical, holistic services
  • Achieve immersive focus without outside triggers/stressors

Outpatient Rehab

  • Live at home while attending sessions at facility multiple days per week
  • Program hours range from 1-5 hours depending on level of care
  • Practice skills between sessions at home

Consult your AHCCCS plan to determine appropriate treatment settings based on case evaluation.

AHCCCS Medicaid Managed Care Health Plans

Health PlanWebsitePhone Number
Arizona Complete Health 788-4408
Banner University Health Plan 582-8686
Care1st Health Plan 560-4042
Steward Health Choice Arizona 322-8670
UnitedHealthcare Community Plan 348-4058

Check your AHCCCS assignment letter to contact the appropriate health plan from this list. Search their provider network online for in-network drug rehab centers in Phoenix accepting Medicaid.

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