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First Choice Mental Health Coverage for Teen & Adolescent Treatment

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Many insurance plans cover treatment at Newport Academy. We work closely with First Choice Health, one of the leading healthcare companies in the United States, which provides comprehensive insurance plans that include behavioral health coverage. The First Choice Health mental health provider network includes:


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First Choice Behavioral Health Coverage for Teen Mental Health Treatment

At Newport Academy, we are passionate about the world-class treatment services we provide to individuals struggling with teen depression, teen anxiety, eating disorders, trauma, and teenage substance abuse. With First Choice mental health coverage, families have access to the exceptional clinical leadership and positive outcomes that set Newport Academy apart as the leader in providing comprehensive treatment services to youth in the United States.

If you have medical insurance through First Choice Health, mental health or substance abuse treatment may be covered as part of your plan. Our dedicated team of utilization review specialists is on hand to ensure that as much of your teen’s or young adult’s treatment as possible is covered by insurance. If Newport Academy is the best fit, based on your teen or young adult’s diagnosis and your First Choice mental health coverage options, we’ll find the right treatment location and begin the admissions process immediately.

Does First Choice Health Also Cover Mental Health Treatment for My Teen?

First Choice Health behavioral health insurance includes coverage options for mental health treatment, including a range of First Choice Health residential treatment centers. Many First Choice Health plan participants choose to use their health insurance benefits to pay for teen residential treatment, Partial Hospitalization Programs (PHP), or IOP (Intensive Outpatient Programs), which the company terms as First Choice Health therapy coverage. The amount of coverage will vary based on the policy and the location, as well as the type of care, the level of care, and the duration of care.

At Newport Academy, we’ll support you each step of the way, beginning with a mental health assessment to determine the appropriate level of care for your loved one. Our dedicated utilization review team will quickly verify your insurance benefits, at no charge. If your First Choice Health mental health insurance policy requires pre-certification or pre-authorization, our team will guide you through the process.

Does First Choice Behavioral Health Insurance Cover Teen Substance Use Treatment?

Treatment for qualifying mental health disorders, including teen substance use disorder, is typically offered on both an inpatient or outpatient basis. First Choice Health mental health coverage can typically cover both of these options. Insurance coverage for mental health and alcohol rehab will vary from policy to policy, but most First Choice behavioral health policies provide coverage for addiction treatment through a variety of in-network or out-of-network rehab or treatment centers.

Verifying Your First Choice Health Network and Rehab Coverage at Newport Academy

We understand that combing through the coverage details of your First Choice Health behavioral health providers insurance policy can be challenging, time consuming, and intimidating. Fortunately, you don’t have to do it alone. Newport Academy has a dedicated team of utilization review specialists to ensure that as much as possible of your teen’s treatment is paid for by your First Choice behavioral health coverage.

There is no cost for insurance verification at Newport Academy. Our top priority is to ensure premium and comprehensive treatment for your loved one and family, and our team of dedicated utilization review specialists has created a streamlined process that only takes a few minutes. The quickest way to verify whether your First Choice behavioral health insurance plan will cover treatment at Newport Academy is by giving our team a call 24/7 at 855-404-9816, or by completing our insurance verification form.

Our First Choice Health Outpatient Services and Residential Treatment Nationwide

Our Newport Academy residential treatment programs serve teens ages 12–18 and their families, providing comprehensive, integrated care. Each resident’s individualized treatment plan incorporates evidence-based clinical and experiential modalities, plus academic support, to create long-term, sustainable healing. Teens participate in individual, family, and group therapy, as well as Adventure Therapy, art and music therapy, yoga, and other approaches, with services and therapists covered by First Choice Health. Newport Academy residential and outpatient programs are located around the country, in states including California, Connecticut, Georgia, Maryland, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington State, and Wisconsin.

When searching terms such as “First Choice Health therapist providers near me” or “therapists covered by First Choice Health,” parents seeking teen mental healthcare typically wonder, Does First Choice Health cover depression treatment? Does First Choice Health cover PTSD? Does First Choice Health cover substance use issues? At Newport Academy, the answer to all those questions is yes. Our industry-leading outcomes show that our approach successfully heals anxiety, depression, PTSD, substance use disorder, and other mental health conditions and co-occurring issues, by uncovering and addressing clients’ underlying trauma and attachment wounds.

More Frequently Asked Questions About First Choice Mental Health Benefits

What information do I need to confirm my First Choice mental health coverage at Newport?

To confirm your medical insurance benefits, you will need to have the following information on hand:

  • The company name of your insurance provider
  • Your member ID number
  • Your date of birth

How much does it cost to verify my benefits and begin the admissions process at Newport Academy?

Our team will verify your First Choice behavioral health and substance abuse treatment insurance benefits at no charge. As part of our mission to find you and your family the most premium and comprehensive level of care, we assume the responsibility to confirm your coverage and to begin the screening process at zero cost to you.

Who else will be notified when I verify my First Choice Health insurance benefits?

The insurance verification process at Newport Academy is completely confidential, so this conversation is between Newport Academy, First Choice Health, and you. Additionally, any personal information you provide on the phone or via our website will remain 100 percent confidential.

Do I have to commit to treatment at Newport Academy if I complete an insurance benefits verification?

There is no obligation to enroll in mental health treatment or teen rehab services at Newport Academy, even if we complete an insurance benefits verification on your behalf in which First Choice residential treatment centers insurance coverage is rewarded.

Get Your Teen the Help They Need Today, with First Choice Mental Health Coverage

Our dedicated team of utilization review specialists will ensure that as much of your child’s treatment as possible is covered by insurance. Get started today by filling out the insurance verification form, at no charge and with no obligation. Or give our team a call 24/7 at 855-404-9816. We are here for you and your family.

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