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Old 03-14-2004, 07:19 PM   #1
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Is Methadone covered by insurance?

Just forgot to ask in my last thread if Methadone is covered by insurance? I have an HMO.

 
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Old 03-14-2004, 08:56 PM   #2
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Re: Is Methadone covered by insurance?

good question...i dont have insurance, it costs $77.00 a week if you were curious.

 
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Old 03-14-2004, 09:21 PM   #3
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Re: Is Methadone covered by insurance?

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Just forgot to ask in my last thread if Methadone is covered by insurance? I have an HMO.

I have Kaiser Permanente (which is a Cali HMO, but its also in other states, WA, VA, etc) and it was covered for me for methadone during my pain management treatments, but I don't know about if its in conjunction with detox. I would imagine they would cover it for detox if they did for pain management, but they would give you generic (methadose) since thats what HMO's are best known for! I didn't notice anything different between it and the regular (which I had before).

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