The Meadows Selected as Preferred Provider to Military Patients

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The Meadows trauma and addiction treatment center in Wickenburg, Ariz., is pleased to announce a five-year contract with United Behavioral Health (UBH) operating under the brand Optum, a sub-contractor of the military’s TRICARE health program. Under this agreement, The Meadows will provide behavioral health and substance abuse inpatient services to eligible beneficiaries.

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“It is a great honor to be a network provider for active duty, families and retired enrollees for the TRICARE West Region,” said Jim Dredge, The Meadows CEO.

The Meadows trauma and addiction treatment center in Wickenburg, Ariz., is pleased to announce a five-year contract with United Behavioral Health (UBH) operating under the brand Optum, a sub-contractor of the military’s TRICARE health program. Under this agreement, The Meadows will provide behavioral health and substance abuse inpatient services to eligible beneficiaries.

Effective April 1, 2013, the TRICARE West Region contract transitioned to and is being managed by UnitedHealthcare Military & Veterans. UBH has been selected as a subcontractor to UnitedHealth Military & Veterans Services for behavioral health services.

In partnership with the Department of Defense, UnitedHealthcare provides healthcare services for the TRICARE West Region in the 21-state region. This will allow nearly 2.9 million military members, retirees and their families' access to high quality treatment for military and civilian PTSD and substance abuse. The convenient location of The Meadows, which is 90 minutes north of the Phoenix airport, offers easy accessibility to soldiers and their families.

“We have demonstrated our ability and desire to provide high quality and effective behavioral healthcare and substance abuse care as The Meadows was selected as a preferred provider for TRICARE beginning in 2012. The Meadows has a commitment to serving our heroes,” said Jim Dredge, The Meadows CEO. “It is a great honor to be a network provider for active duty, families and retired enrollees for the TRICARE West Region.”

For more information regarding services and benefits, visit the UnitedHealthcare Military & Veterans Website at http://www.uhcmilitarywest.com.

The Meadows is an industry leader in treating trauma and addiction through its inpatient and workshop programs. To learn more about The Meadows’ work with trauma and addiction contact an intake coordinator at (866) 856-1279 or visit http://www.themeadows.com.

For over 35 years, The Meadows has been a leading trauma and addiction treatment center. In that time, they have helped more than 20,000 patients in one of their three inpatient centers and 25,000 attendees in national workshops. The Meadows world-class team of Senior Fellows, Psychiatrists, Therapists and Counselors treat the symptoms of addiction and the underlying issues that cause lifelong patterns of self-destructive behavior. The Meadows, with 24 hour nursing and on-site physicians and psychiatrists, is a Level 1 Sub-Acute Agency that is accredited by the Joint Commission.

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