Does Medicaid cover methadone maintenance treatment?

Answer On One Hand: State Medicaid Programs Cover MethadoneAs part of its 2011 budget justification for the U.S. Senate appropriations committee, the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare (CMS) explained tha... Read More »

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What is methadone treatment?

Methadone is a synthetic narcotic that has been used to treat drug addiction to opiates such as heroin and morphine in the United States since 1971, according to the American Academy of Family Phys... Read More »

Federal Methadone Treatment Laws?

Supplying methadone as a treatment option for heroin addicts has long been a controversial topic in the United States. In 1997, the National Institute of Health released a report stating that opiat... Read More »

When mothers are in methadone treatment are the babies born addicted?

yes, they can be born addicted. every mother and every pregnancy is different. i know of a baby born to a mother that was already using methadone when she became pregnant. the mom had been on metha... Read More »

Does Humana Medicare cover methadone clinics?

None of Humana's Medicare Advantage or Medigap plans cover the cost of methadone clinics. Humana's Medicare Part D plans do not cover the cost of methadone, even when it is used for treating chroni... Read More »