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Does UnitedHealthcare Cover Mental Health?

Most UnitedHealthcare insurance plans provide mental health benefits. You can find this in your insurance plan under “Behavioral Health Services” or “Coverage for Mental Health Services.”

Does UnitedHealthcare Cover Therapy?

The majority of UnitedHealthcare insurance plans cover therapy. Contact your insurance company directly to determine your coverage level.

Does UnitedHealthcare Cover Psychiatry?

Yes, most UnitedHealthcare insurance plans will cover psychiatry. We encourage you to contact your insurance provider to determine your coverage level.

How Do I Check UnitedHealthcare Plan Coverage?

Check the description of your plan benefits listed under “Behavioral Health Services” or “Coverage for Mental Health Services.”

If you are unable to find this, contact your insurance company directly.

What Mental Health Conditions Does UnitedHealthcare Cover?

Overview of UnitedHealthcare

UnitedHealthcare is an operating division of UnitedHealth Group, the largest single health carrier in the United States. UnitedHealth Group Inc. is an American for-profit managed health care company based in Minnetonka, Minnesota.

UnitedHealthcare Insurances

UnitedHealthcare has various insurances all with different plans. No matter which plans an individual chooses, they will pay a monthly payment (premium) to keep their insurance coverage.

A copayment or coinsurance may be paid each time an individual receives medical care. Generally, the more a person pays per month (premium), the lower the deduct

While each plan under UnitedHealthcare is individualized, there is usually a behavioral health benefit. This usually includes counseling and substance abuse recovery services.

For other information on mental health services visit, select “Benefits & Coverage,” and click the “Mental Health and Substance Abuse” page, or call the toll-free phone number on the back of the supplied ID card.


Sources: UnitedHealthcare

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