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Residential rehab treatment through Aetna

If you have private medical insurance through Aetna which you pay privately or which your company pays for you, you may be covered for all or part of your treatment at a residential alcohol or drug rehab clinic.

Some policies cover residential alcohol and drug rehab treatment and some do not. This depends on the insurance company and level of package that you have chosen. Many top private alcohol and drug addiction clinics are a preferred providers to Aetna healthcare insurance.

Alcohol and drug treatment programmes are usually covered by major private healthcare providers in the UK and internationally, such as Aetna, BUPA, AXA PPP, Aviva, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna and Tricare.

Admission through Aetna private medical insurance can be arranged very quickly, normally within 48 hours, providing the admissions team have all relevant information.

Steps for admission to rehab with Aetna private healthcare insurance:

  • Call the admissions team of your chosen residential rehab clinic if you have any questions about the admissions process and the treatment programme;
  • Call Aetna to find out if your healthcare insurance package covers residential rehab treatment;
  • Request a referral to your chosen private addiction clinic from your GP and send them your Aetna medical insurance number; 
  • The admissions team at your private clinic will liaise with Aetna and arrange for admission.


The Executive Rehab Guide is published by Castle Craig Hospital. For more information visit the Castle Craig Private Health Insurance webpage or contact the admissions team.