Anthem of California Health Insurance for Drug and Alcohol Rehab   


Are you ready to take back your life? Ready to enter Hotel California by the Sea’s drug and alcohol treatment facility in Newport Beach, or another treatment facility, but find yourself asking: How will I afford it

You may qualify for full or partial insurance coverage of your substance abuse treatment at Hotel California by the Sea or another substance abuse provider. Hotel California by the Sea’s addiction treatment centers accept most major insurance providers.  Check below to see what Anthem Insurance plans offer for coverage of substance abuse treatment for you. 


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In 2020, the United States white house released its NDCS National Treatment Plan for Substance Use Disorder.  The report states that in 2018, only 1 in 10 Americans needing substance use disorder (SUD) treatment actually received it. Clients with substance use disorders may not know that their health insurance company provides coverage for any type of behavioral health treatment. They may also be unsure of how to access that information to find out what their insurance company will provide. 

Will Anthem of California Pay For My Addiction Treatment? 

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“It’s more important than ever that health insurers, like Anthem, are taking a leadership role and helping to ensure people receive comprehensive treatment for opioid and other substance use disorders,” says Greg Williams, a national recovery advocate instrumental in the launch of the seminal Surgeon General’s report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health. 

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of California is ready to lend you support to help you manage your substance use disorder.  Their Blue Cross plans provide different levels of insurance coverage for addiction recovery treatment. Which plan you have will determine how much Anthem BCBS covers the cost.  Anthem BCBS plans may cover from 60%, up to the entire cost of treatment. 



What To Consider When Paying For Rehab With Anthem of California  

As you determine how your Anthem Insurance plan will help you with your drug or alcohol treatment coverage, Hotel California by the Sea suggests to do the following: 

Call the phone number on the back of your Anthem of California insurance card to speak to an insurance representative. 

Your Anthem Insurance representative will assist you in gathering insurance information, determining which substance abuse treatment options are in-network, and they will be able to tell you which addiction recovery centers might provide you with what you need to recover. 

Do your research. 

Complete your due diligence so that you will have answers to all your questions.  This will help you in determining whether or not you will attend a certain addiction treatment center.  The more reputable drug and alcohol treatment facilities will be those that rely on scientifically-proven therapeutic methods, offer their clients flexibility in creating customized treatment options, and are able to provide aftercare and ongoing support for you. 

Call the treatment center you’d like to attend.  

Once you call the treatment center you are thinking of using as your rehab facility, they will be able to work as a liaison between you and your insurance company.  They can tell you the details of your behavioral health insurance plan coverage at their rehab centers and assist you work out your financial plan.  You may call the treatment center you are considering before you speak with your insurance company, if you would rather. 

Hotel California by the Sea has a responsive, understanding, and knowledgeable admissions team.  When you contact us, we will quickly and easily verify insurance benefits and coverage.  We can do this for you either before or after you speak with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of California.  We will speak to your insurance provider for you, determine your benefits, and help you understand your financial responsibility. Call and talk to one of our team members, and we will perform pre-authorizations and other essential admissions-related insurance work for you. 

What Is Anthem of California?

Anthem, Inc. of California is one of the largest health insurance companies in the United States.  Anthem, Inc., headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, holds companies that deliver health benefit plans, along with many other types of insurance. Anthem is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, providing insurance to members in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Virginia, and Wisconsin. 


Anthem BCBS is dedicated to delivering better care and greater value, as well as improving the health of our communities.  California Anthem Blue Cross is the trade name of Blue Cross of California.  Anthem Blue Cross and Anthem Blue Cross Life and Health Insurance Company are independent licensees of the Blue Cross Association. 

Anthem BCBS offers inpatient and outpatient services coverage for people suffering from substance abuse and other mental health disorders.  Anthem Insurance case managers are equipped to assist you in managing your recovery treatment care. 

How Much Will I Need To Pay Out-Of-Pocket For Rehab With Anthem? 

Anthem of California offers a variety of behavioral health plans and programs.  It is hard to answer here exactly what your out-of-pocket expenses will be for Hotel California by the Sea, or for any other treatment center which accepts Anthem.   

You will be able to determine the level of financial assistance Anthem of California will provide for you once you speak with either your Anthem customer representative, or with one of Hotel California by the Sea’s admissions experts.

The Types Of Addiction Treatments Anthem of California Covers 

Anthem of California may cover the following treatments for their members: 

  • Residential treatment 
  • Detoxification 
  • Partial Hospitalization treatment.
  • Intensive Outpatient Treatment.
  • Outpatient treatment.
  • Individual Drug Counseling.
  • Individual therapies, such as cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, and more.
  • Some forms of Medication-Assisted Treatment, or MAT.
  • Group therapies.
  • Some experiential therapies.
  • Trauma treatment.
  • Various other forms of mental health care and substance abuse treatments.

Verifying Your Insurance Benefits With Tricare

The most important step in finding out exactly what Anthem of California will cover at a particular rehab facility is getting a verification of your benefits by an admissions specialist. 

You can verify insurance benefits from Anthem through Hotel California by the Sea by filling out our 1-minute Verification of Benefits (VOB) form below.  Or you may call one of our Hotel California by the Sea admissions insurance specialists, who will assist you in determining what your behavioral health benefits might be. 

Check to see if your insurance pays for treatment:

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Finding Treatment Facilities That Accept Anthem   

To find out where you may qualify for addiction coverage with Anthem of California, either sign into Anthem’s online member portal, call their Customer Support Center, or you can contact Hotel California by the Sea’s admissions hotline for fast answers.  

Hotel California by the Sea is in-network with most Anthem of California plans.  But our treatment options might not be the perfect fit for everyone  So, when you call Hotel California by the Sea, if you feel we are not the best option for your drug or alcohol recovery, HCBTS will be happy to assist you in finding a better-fitting option. 

Our goal is for you or your loved one who is suffering from a substance addiction, and possibly a co-occurring mental health disorder, to regain a clean and sober life.  Hotel California by the Sea is here to support you, whether that means you enter our rehab facility, or we assist you in finding a different treatment provider. 


Recovering from Substance Use Disorders at Hotel California by the Sea  

Men, women, and young adults have the perfect opportunity to become clean and sober at Hotel California by the Sea.  Our sober community is dedicated to offering a safe environment where you will be surrounded by like minded clients, as well as highly educated care managers.  Our rehab centers are is top-notch and unique, and we are ready to address your individual needs and work with you to create a customized treatment plan that will offer you the highest rate of success. 

Hotel California by the Sea’s treatment facilities, programs, and team members are well-known as going above and beyond for our clients and for their family and loved ones.  We focus on the whole person, so we not only help our clients achieve sobriety, but we also assist them in developing the coping tools, lifeskills, and aftercare program they need to allow them to carry on with a happy, successful, productive life. 

Hotel California by the Sea is here for you.  We offer the following therapies, which are typically covered by health insurance carriers.   

  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR) 
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) 
  • Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) 
  • Group therapy 
  • 12-step meetings (such as Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, and more) 
  • Family and marriage counseling 
  • Support groups 

It doesn’t stop at addiction recovery therapies.  Hotel California by the Sea also offers special programs that will support clients in addressing other areas of their life that may need attention, such as Career Resources Programs, Monthly Family Programs, and Transitional Living (Sober Living) housing. 

If you or your loved one are an Anthem of California insurance plan participant, and you are looking for the best possible addiction recovery rehab centers in America, one of Hotel California by the Sea’s destinations might be the perfect place for you.  Contact our HCBTS admissions specialists today, try our Live Chat, or fill out our contact form below.  We can’t wait to help you turn the page and start this new, clean, sober, happy chapter. 

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