Medicare does provide coverage for treatment of substance use disorders. But there are a wide variety of approaches, and Medicare pays for only the therapeutic services it considers reasonable and necessary. So it’s important to confirm with care providers, programs and pharmacies that Medicare reimburses them for their services. Nearly 1 million Americans 65 and…

John Rossheim writes for NerdWallet. Email: USexpansion@nerdwallet.com.

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