Unity Place of Monmouth County has recently expanded its insurance options through its participation in several commercial plans. The private plans Unity is now accepting include Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, Tricare and some others. This change will mean more people in Monmouth and neighboring counties can access the high quality partial care and intensive outpatient care the facility offers for mental health, substance use and co-occurring disorders. With this expansion, Unity Place of Monmouth now will provide care to a mix of privately insured and Medicaid clients, along with some admitted though state-funded initiatives.
As a newly accredited facility accepting commercial insurances, Unity Place can offer residents of Oceanport and surrounding areas short or no wait lists, with the time required to see licensed clinicians and psychiatrist halved. Unity Places Partial Care program treats mental health and co-occurring clients; substance use clients are in the facility’s Intensive Outpatient program. Its substance use care includes Medication Assisted Treatment with Suboxone and Vivitrol.
Individuals often find it challenging to navigate insurance policies and benefits. The system Unity Place has created, however, eliminates most of the stress stemming from uncertainty and assesses incoming clients to place them in the proper level of care to address the needs of the client.
Unity Place of Monmouth’s three sister agencies, Unity Place of Atlantic County, Unity Place of Cherry Hill and High Point, located in Hunterdon County, have also begun to open their care to some enrolled in commercial plans, meaning people in many parts of New Jersey will have expedited access to the behavioral health care they need.