Addiction treatment concerns: Will TennCare pay for drug rehab?

will tenncare pay for drug rehab

Will TennCare pay for drug rehab? Yes, but whether those who need addiction and alcoholism treatment actually take advantage of those benefits is another matter entirely. In a way, individuals enrolled in TennCare — the State of Tennessee’s Medicaid program — face a dual stigma, and because of it, those who could most benefit from…

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A Christmas miracle: Stepping Stone to Recovery offers inmates treatment

Stepping Stone to Recovery

On any other Tuesday, the courtroom of the Honorable Judge William Brewer, located on the second floor of the Blount County Justice Center in Maryville, Tennessee and a 10-minute drive from Stepping Stone to Recovery, is a beehive of activity. Judge William Brewer addresses the two scholarship recipients on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020. (Courtesy of…

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Getting the help you need: What drug rehab centers accept Medicaid?

what drug rehab centers accept Medicaid

More than 20 percent of Americans are enrolled in a government-assistance health plan, and because their eligibility is determined by limited income and resources, many of them who struggle with addiction often find themselves asking, “What drug rehab center accept Medicaid?” Medicaid, according to the official website, “provides health coverage to millions of Americans, including…

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Stepping Stone to Recovery now in network with UnitedHealthcare Community Plans

UnitedHealthcare Community Plans

Blount County-based drug and alcohol treatment center Stepping Stone to Recovery will begin accepting TennCare recipients of UnitedHealthcare Community Plans starting Friday, July 3. The recent agreement between Stepping Stone, a subsidiary of Cornerstone of Recovery, and UHC means that the addiction and alcoholism treatment facility now has contracts with all three of the managed…

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Thirty years strong: How one man turned a vision into Cornerstone of Recovery

Cornerstone of Recovery 30 years

The portrait of William J. “Bill” Hood hangs in the boardroom of Stepping Stone to Recovery. For years, they returned to Blount County, Tennessee — hundreds of recovering addicts and sober alcoholics — to honor the legacy of a man most never met at a facility that shouldn’t rightly exist. Hood Hall at Cornerstone of…

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