How the Affordable Care Act Will Affect Treatment for Substance Abuse

2017-02-10T10:06:08-04:00

Big changes are in store for treatment for substance abuse under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. The ACA classifies alcoholism and other drug addictions as chronic diseases. As such, they have to be covered by insurance plans. This is a big change from most insurer’s definitions of substance abuse issues, and it [...]