Does Medicaid Cover Therapy?

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Medicaid covers most mental health services and reimburses for many substance use disorder treatments.

Medicaid may require a copay, which you’ll need to pay out of pocket. You also may need to choose a provider in your network and get a referral from your primary care physician, depending on your plan. In addition, your plan may set limits on the number of therapy sessions covered.

If the specific therapy you need isn’t covered, you’re required to pay out of pocket for treatment.

Learn more about Medicaid mental health coverage.

Therapists and Counselors Who Accept Medicaid

Rui Lu, PMHNP-BC

Houston

Texas

At One Behavioral, I treat a variety of patients that include ages 18 and up and all socioeconomic ranges. Between our five locations, I aim to provide our patients with whatever they may need through our outpatient programs.
As a psychiatric provider, I approach patient care with empathy, compassion, and a commitment to personalized treatment. I believe in taking a holistic approach to mental health and value building trusting and collaborative relationships with my patients, where open communication and mutual respect are paramount. I strive to create a safe and non-judgmental space.

Dr. Ellen Wilson-Tarpeh, DNP, FNP-BC

Haddonfield

New Jersey

Dr. Wilson-Tarpeh is a nurse practitioner that has a passion for improving the health and wellness of individuals in her community by offering affordable, high-quality healthcare. Her focus is to improve physical/mental health and wellness by utilizing evidence-based research in the treatment of health conditions. Dr. Wilson-Tarpeh has over 20 years of experience caring for and treating patien...

Candice Mitchell

Marriottsville

Maryland

Does it feel like your life is just not working for you? You want to make changes, but you are not sure where to start. Fear, worry, and shame can paralyze your mind and stifle your creativity. Whether working with individuals, couples, or a family, I want to know you and understand how we can improve your life, in a safe and supportive environment. I have experience with depression, anxiety,…