Alaska VA Healthcare System

Alaska VA Healthcare System - Substance Abuse Treatment in Anchorage, AK

Alaska Va Healthcare System is an addiction treatment center located at 3001 C Street in the 99503 zip code in Anchorage, AK. Alaska Va Healthcare System provides the following rehab services: drug rehab for LGBT, drug rehab for seniors and older adults and in-patient drug rehab for adult men. Some of the additional services that Alaska Va Healthcare System offers consist of sober housing services, mentoring and self-help groups. Alaska Va Healthcare System also provides inpatient opioid detoxification and inpatient alcohol detox. Ancillary services provided by Alaska Va Healthcare System include hepatitis education, counseling and support, health education services and educational support.

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WHO ANSWERS?

Located at: 3001 C Street, Anchorage, AK 99503

  1. Types of Care
  2. Service Settings
  3. Opioid Medications used in Treatment
  4. External Opioid Medications Source
  5. Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment
  6. External Source of Medications Used for Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment
  7. Type Of Treatment
  8. Pharmacotherapies
  9. Treatment Approaches
  10. Facility Ownership
  11. License/Certification/Accreditation
  12. Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted
  13. Payment Assistance Available
  14. Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported
  15. Assessment/Pre-treatment
  16. Screening & Testing
  17. Transitional Services
  18. Ancillary Services
  19. Detoxification
  20. Counseling Services and Education
  21. Medical Services
  22. Tobacco/Screening Services
  23. Facility Smoking Policy
  24. Age Groups Accepted
  25. Gender Accepted
  26. Exclusive Services

Below you can find detailed information about Alaska VA Healthcare System in Anchorage, AK and its addiction treatment programs:

Types of Care:

  • inpatient drug detox
  • halfway and sober housing
  • residential treatment for drug use

Service Settings:

  • outpatient drug rehab
  • residential drug rehab
  • outpatient drug detox
  • partial hospitalization
  • intensive outpatient drug treatment program
  • outpatient methadone/buprenorphine/naltrexone treatment
  • regular outpatient drug treatment
  • residential drug detoxification
  • long-term residential drug rehab
  • short-term residential drug rehab

Opioid Medications used in Treatment:

  • Buprenorphine treatment
  • Naltrexone treatment

External Opioid Medications Source:

  • In-network prescribing entity

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment:

  • Accepts clients using medication assisted treatment for alcohol use disorder but prescribed elsewhere

External Source of Medications Used for Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment:

  • In-network prescribing entity

Type Of Treatment:

  • suboxone prescription
  • administers naltrexone
  • relapse prevention from naltrexone

Pharmacotherapies:

  • Acamprosate (Campral)
  • Buprenorphine (extended-release, injectable, for example, Sublocade)
  • Naltrexone (oral)
  • Naltrexone (extended-release, injectable naltrexone - Vivitrol)
  • Medications for HIV treatment
  • Medications for Hepatitis C treatment
  • Lofexidine
  • Clonidine

Treatment Approaches:

  • motivational incentives
  • community reinforcement
  • rational emotive behavioral therapy

Facility Ownership:

  • the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

License/Certification/Accreditation:

  • Certified by Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
  • Hospital licensing authority

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted:

  • Accepts Medicare
  • Accepts Medicaid
  • Accepts private health insurance
  • Accepts state health insurance

Payment Assistance Available:

  • Provides payment assistance

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported:

  • in-patient drug rehab for adult men
  • drug rehab for seniors
  • LGBT drug rehab

Assessment/Pre-treatment:

  • Comprehensive mental health assessment
  • Comprehensive substance use assessment
  • Interim services for clients
  • Outreach to persons in the community

Screening & Testing:

  • Drug or alcohol urine screening
  • Screening for Hepatitis B
  • Drug and alcohol oral fluid testing
  • Testing for metabolic syndrome

Transitional Services:

  • Naloxone and overdose education
  • Outcome follow-up after discharge

Ancillary Services:

  • HIV early intervention
  • sober housing services
  • recovery coaches
  • self-help groups
  • group meetings

Detoxification:

  • alcohol detoxification
  • inpatient opioid detox

Counseling Services and Education:

  • hepatitis education, counseling and support
  • HIV and AIDS support
  • health education services
  • vocational training

Medical Services:

  • Hepatitis B vaccination

Tobacco/Screening Services:

  • Screening for tobacco use

Facility Smoking Policy:

  • Smoking not permitted

Age Groups Accepted:

  • accepts adults
  • accepts young adults over 18

Gender Accepted:

  • inpatient drug rehab for women
  • in-patient drug rehab men

Exclusive Services:

  • Veteran rehab only

Phone #: 907-273-4011

Call (866) 770-0811 for 24/7 help with treatment.

WHO ANSWERS?

When considering a drug rehab center like Alaska VA Healthcare System, it's essential to gather detailed information to ensure it meets your specific needs or the needs of your loved one. Here are 15 important questions to ask:

Accreditation and Licensing:

Treatment Approaches:

Staff Credentials:

Medical Supervision:

Detoxification Process:

Length and Structure of Program:

Aftercare and Continuing Support:

Family Involvement:

Dual Diagnosis Treatment:

Success Rates and Outcomes:

Cost and Insurance Coverage:

Privacy and Confidentiality:

Facility Amenities and Environment:

Therapeutic Modalities:

Relapse Prevention:

Asking these questions can provide you with a comprehensive understanding of Alaska VA Healthcare System and help you make an informed decision about pursuing treatment there.

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Insurance Coverage for Inpatient Treatment at Alaska VA Healthcare System

Health insurance plans that cover inpatient drug rehab at Alaska VA Healthcare System can vary depending on your provider and the specific plan you have. However, there are several common types of health insurance plans that often include coverage for inpatient drug rehab:

  1. Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance: Many employers offer health insurance benefits that include coverage for substance abuse treatment, including inpatient rehab. The specifics of coverage may vary from one employer-sponsored plan to another.

  2. Marketplace (Exchange) Plans: Health insurance plans available through the Health Insurance Marketplace, established under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), are required to provide essential health benefits, which include mental health and substance abuse services. Depending on the plan tier (Bronze, Silver, Gold, or Platinum), coverage levels may vary.

  3. Medicaid: Medicaid is a government-funded program that provides health insurance to low-income individuals and families. Coverage for substance abuse treatment, including inpatient rehab, may be included as part of Medicaid benefits.

  4. Medicare: Medicare, a federal health insurance program primarily for individuals aged 65 and older, may provide coverage for inpatient drug rehab under certain circumstances. Coverage details can vary depending on the specific Medicare plan.

  5. Private Health Insurance Plans: Some private health insurance plans, such as those offered by commercial insurance companies, also include coverage for inpatient drug rehab. The extent of coverage may vary based on the plan.

  6. State-Specific Programs: Some states have their own programs and initiatives to provide coverage for substance abuse treatment, including inpatient rehab. These programs may be offered alongside or in addition to federal programs like Medicaid.

It's important to note that the level of coverage and specific details can vary significantly from one plan to another. You should check with your health insurance provider to see if treatment at Alaska VA Healthcare System is covered under your insurance plan.