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    Health Insurance:

    We are in network with most health insurance companies that operate in this area. We do all the billing and assist with authorizations. Other than DWI and a very few type of “mandated” assessments, your assessment will probably not cost you anything.  Your insurance will usually pay for online counseling and assessments. Give them a call and ask if you are not sure.

    We promise to do everything we can to assist you with getting the counseling or treatment you need.  If paying for treatment is a concern, we will assist with deductibles, co-pays, etc. You can even receive free assessments in most cases. There are no upfront fees preventing you from getting into treatment, both our in-person office visits and our online counseling services.

    We will contact your insurance company for authorization and benefits.  To save you money, it is sometimes helpful for you to call your insurance to ensure they assist you with paying for treatment.

    • Cigna
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • NC State Employees Health Plan and Federal Blue Cross.
    • United Behavioral Healthcare
    • Magellan (including WellPath)
    • MedCost
    • Well Path
    • Aetna
    • Value Options
    • Managed Health Network
    • CompPsych
    • Health Net
    Our 2 & 3 hour groups are low cost for people who do not have insurance. If you are considering attending groups elsewhere, inquire about the cost PER HOUR rather than cost per group.
     
    Self Pay:
    Self Pay/Cash allows those without insurance to pay cash, or who do not wish to use insurance, for services at a discounted rate if paying the full rate could cause financial hardship. Our self-pay cost is among the lowest in the area.  Payment plans may be arranged for post-trial DWI clients on a case-by-case basis.

    The State of NC sets the ADETS fee at $160 for NC-DWI clients. Non NC DWI clients are required to pay $25 for the Prime for Life program manual. Fees paid to NC DWI Services assists clients with the cost manuals for NC DWI (508) clients.

    We are in network with most insurance companies:

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    “I was brought to First Step Services, my attorney and the Orange County Courts for a DWI. I was driving under the influence and blew a .17, which is well over the legal level. When I came into First Step I did believe that 20 hrs. was over doing it because I am not a

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