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Residential Substance Use Disorder Treatment

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TRICARE covers residential substance use disorder rehabilitation treatment facilities. These centers help you with:
  • Managing withdrawal symptoms (detoxification) 
  • Rehabilitation from substance use disorder conditions
You may receive approval for residential substance use disorder care if you:
  • Have a primary diagnosis of substance use disorder 
  • Have symptoms or potential symptoms that are:
    • Severe enough to require inpatient care and physician management
    • Less severe, but require full time inpatient monitoring
    • Causing trouble functioning in several major life areas
You need to get prior authorization. 

Last Updated 7/18/2017