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Get Suboxone with NJ Medicaid – Aetna Better Health NJ


Insurance can be complicating; PPO, HMO, MCO, Medicaid, Medicare; what do they all mean? Luckily, we're here to break it down.


New Jersey's Medicaid utilizes what is known as Managed Care Organizations (MCOs). These organizations pay companies to provide Medicaid benefits to you. One of those companies is Aetna.


Here is how you can find a Medicaid Suboxone Doctor that accepts Aetna Better Health NJ.


This post is meant to help those with NJ Medicaid, you’re can enroll in Aetna Better Health NJ. It’s available in all counties in NJ. For information about eligibility and enrollment, go to NJ Medicaid or contact 800-701-0710.

Use the Find a Provider Tool


a. When selecting specialty/services look for the following:

  1. Addiction Psychiatry

  2. Opioid Use Disorder

  3. Opioid Treatment Services

  4. Opioid Treatment Services (Methadone Maintenance)

  5. Opioid Treatment Services (Non- Methadone Maintenance)

  6. MAT (Medication Assisted Therapy)

  7. Any other words you think are related to Addiction Psychiatry and Suboxone

  8. Substance use Disorder (SUD)

Often, these services are listed under Behavioral Health or Mental Health Benefits.


After using the Find a Doctor Tool, you will see a screen that looks like this:

Once you've found a doctor, google the doctor's/facility name. Use the Google Listing to find the current phone number. Often times, the number listed on Aetna's website isn't correct. As you can see here, the correct phone number to call for Integrity Inc. in Newark is 862-303-3460, and not the number listed. It's important you use the Google Listing typically has more accurate information.






Troubleshooting


Here are some issues you might run into:


No doctors are showing up.


Try these settings:


Increasing the distance. This is especially effective if you are in a rural community and there aren't many doctors nearby. Don't worry if you don't th


Include all psychiatrists. Some psychiatrist may provide Suboxone treatment, but they may not list it on Aetna's website. Change the settings to include psychiatrists and call their office and ask if they prescribe Suboxone. Remember, you might have to google the correct phone number.


There are a lot of doctors but none of them are accepting new patients.


Make sure you have the "Accepting New Patients" filter on. This will only show you doctors who are accepting new patients. Also, try increasing the distance you are willing to travel.


Questions to Ask


When calling the doctor's office:

  1. Is this an outpatient facility? *If you are not interested in going to rehab, make sure to mention that. Outpatient means you go to the facility, have a visit, and leave. In-patient means you staff overnight.

  2. Is Suboxone prescribed here?

  3. Do you accept with Aetna Better Health NJ for Suboxone services?

  4. When is your soonest availability?

  5. Is there anything else I should know before my visit?

Once you have the answers to these questions and found a doctor, call the number on the back of your Medicaid card and ask these questions:

  1. How much will the visit cost?

  2. Do I need to get a referral from my PCP before?

  3. Do I have a PCP?

  4. Are you able to provide free transportation to my visit?

  5. What pharmacy should I have the doctor send the prescription to? OR I found this pharmacy on through the online pharmacy tool. Is it in-network and is Suboxone covered? How much will I have to pay for my Suboxone prescription? *(NOTE: Suboxone is now a generic. Ask the agent how much Suboxone costs as a generic with your plan.)

  6. Is there anything else I should know before my visit?

  7. The answers to some of the questions can be found in the Plan Document, but you should always double check by calling.


Aetna can be reached at 855-232-3596 (24/7)


It can be tempting to skip calling Aetna, but that can leave you with a large, unexpected bill. Those 15 minutes spent on the phone can potentially save you hundreds of dollars.

Conclusion


This is a basic guide for finding an In-Network Suboxone Doctor with Aetna Better Health NJ. I hope this helps.


If you need any assistance finding an in-network Suboxone doctor, book a free Online Suboxone Treatment consultation. We do not provide Suboxone prescriptions directly, but we can help you find someone who does. All of our services are completely free and you will never receive a bill from us.


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