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Does Bonitas Pay for Rehab?

Addict at rehab intake with hope, supported by Bonitas medical aid for a new start at MyRehab.

UNRAVEL THE FACTS ABOUT HOW BONITAS MEDICAL FUND CAN ASSIST WITH REHAB EXPENSES FOR ITS MEMBERS, FOCUSING ON THEIR FUNDING POLICIES FOR MENTAL HEALTHCARE.

An Introduction to Bonitas Coverage in Substance Abuse Treatment

Rehabilitation can often be a necessary step towards recovery from substance abuse, yet its cost can present an obstacle for many people. Understandably, a frequently asked question for those preparing to enter rehab is, “Does Bonitas pay for rehab?” The answer to this hinges on the specifics of your Bonitas medical aid plan.

Bonitas, one of South Africa’s leading medical aid schemes, recognizes addiction as a severe condition requiring prompt, effective treatment. Bonitas members are entitled to cover for certain rehabilitation services – subject to the terms and conditions of their specific medical aid plan.

Entitlements under Bonitas for Rehab

Typically, Bonitas provides coverage for 21 days of inpatient treatment per year, as per the Prescribed Minimum Benefits (PMBs) in South Africa. These benefits cover cases considered a medical emergency or where substance abuse substantially impacts one’s ability to lead a typical life.

Bonitas pays for rehab services at licensed and accredited facilities, ensuring its members receive high-quality, evidence-based treatment. Their medical aid schemes understand that recovery is a lengthy and often complicated process, requiring reliable support from professional teams in licensed rehab facilities.

The Admission Process to Rehab with Bonitas

Contact our offices and our team will take care of arranging the pre authorization. The process of obtaining this authorization is typically smooth and hassle-free, ensuring Bonitas members can access the care they need promptly.

Additional Resources Covered by Bonitas

Alongside rehab, Bonitas may cover additional resources such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), family therapy, and other evidence-based strategies known to help in recovery from substance abuse. Cover for these treatments is usually in line with your specific plan and its associated rules.

Remember, while Bonitas does cover rehab in most scenarios, it’s critical to check with our offices so that we can make the process of securing pre-authorization quick and easy.

Addiction professionals form the backbone of effective treatment strategies, addressing the challenges of recovery from various angles. At our facility, we value the multifaceted expertise of these specialists, realizing that recovery is a collaborative effort.

Recover with the guidance of seasoned addiction professionals at MyRehab Centre in Benoni, where we value the multifaceted expertise of clinical psychologists, counseling psychologists, neuropsychologists, occupational therapists, social workers, and case managers.

Our team’s collaborative effort ensures a comprehensive and personalized approach to overcoming substance abuse, addressing psychological disorders, emotional well-being, cognitive health, daily living skills, and seamless access to community resources. Embrace effective treatment strategies and a healthier future by contacting us at admissions@myrehab.co.za, calling +27 72 794 5238 or +27828863996, and let our addiction professionals guide you to sustainable recovery.

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Our Team

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Ahmed Mayet

Clinical Psychologist

Ahmed completed his Masters in Clinical Psychology at the University of Witwatersrand and has since worked in both the private and public sector.

His interests lie in individual and group psychotherapy for adults and adolescents, often presenting with a plethora of struggles, chiefly addiction, anxiety, depression and personality pathology. His approach and philosophy is a humanistic-existential one, seeking to help guide patients to a deeper understanding of themselves from all angles while clarifying purpose, spirit and the way forward.

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Sally Demetriou

Clinical Psychologist

Salome, also known as Sally, obtained her Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology at the University of Johannesburg. Salome has experience within psychiatric settings, and holds a passion for maintaining the human integrity of those who suffer from mild to more severe psychopathology. Salome practices from an integrated approach, with a primary focus on ensuring that her clients feel safe, in a non judgmental manner.

She holds a strong belief in understanding the underlying beliefs, emotions, and experiences that inform human behavior. Various therapies she is trained in include: Person Centered therapy, Dialectical Behavioral therapy, Narrative therapy, Family Systems therapy, and Psychodynamic therapy. While fulfilling her role as a therapist she has also had a keen interest in research, with a predominant focus on trauma, somatic symptoms and quality of life.

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Sameera Ismail

social worker

Sameera graduated with an honors degree in social work in 2016. She has worked in the Substance Abuse field for four years now.

Sameera has been exposed to the trauma field and has dealt with numerous social issues. Her passion is help people identify and become the best versions of themselves.

Sameera has been exposed to the trauma field and has dealt with numerous social issues. Her passion is help people identify and become the best versions of themselves.

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sr marvelous Kubjana

Psychiatric nurse

Meet Sr Marvelous, a dedicated and compassionate psychiatric nurse at MyRehab Addiction Recovery Centres. Since joining our team in 2023, Sr Marvelous has become an integral part of our healthcare family, known for her exceptional skills and unwavering commitment to patient care.

With a wealth of experience in mental health and addiction nursing, Sr Marvelous has a unique talent for connecting with patients, offering them not just clinical care but also emotional support and understanding. Her approach is patient-centered, focusing on individualized care plans that cater to the specific needs of each person she works with.

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Pakeeza Karim counseling psychologist at MyRehab Dual Diagnosis Addiction Recovery Centre in Rynfield, Benoni

Nadine Rode

Patient Liason Manager

Meet Nadine, the dynamic and approachable Relationship Liaison Manager at MyRehab Addiction Recovery Centres. Since joining our team, Nadine has been instrumental in fostering strong, meaningful connections between our clients, their families, and our diverse range of therapeutic services.

Nadine’s role is crucial in ensuring a seamless and supportive experience for everyone involved in the recovery journey. With a natural flair for communication and a deep sense of empathy, she excels in understanding the unique situations and needs of each client and their loved ones. Her ability to listen attentively and respond with care and professionalism makes her an invaluable asset to both our clients and our team

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Pakeeza Karim counseling psychologist at MyRehab Dual Diagnosis Addiction Recovery Centre in Rynfield, Benoni

Nozi Nkenene

Patient Liason Manager

Introducing Nozi, our esteemed Relationship Liaison Manager at MyRehab Addiction Recovery Centres. Nozi has been a pivotal part of our team, where her role is vital in bridging the gap between our services and the diverse needs of our patients and their families.

Since joining MyRehab, Nozi has exemplified the art of building and maintaining strong, supportive relationships. Her approach is characterized by empathy, respect, and a deep understanding of the challenges faced by those dealing with addiction and mental health issues. Nozi’s exceptional communication skills enable her to effectively liaise between patients, their families, and our clinical team, ensuring that everyone is heard and supported.

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tanja kalapac

Clinical Psychologist

Tanja is a registered Clinical Psychologist. She obtained her Masters degree from the University of Pretoria.

Tanja has been in practice for over 25 years. She works from an integrated approach. Her areas of special interest include: anxiety and depression, addiction and recovery, relationship issues, bereavement and Psychodynamic therapy.

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Pakeeza Karim counseling psychologist at MyRehab Dual Diagnosis Addiction Recovery Centre in Rynfield, Benoni

Pakeeza 'soul mender' carrim

counselling psychologist

Pakeeza is a Counseling Psychologist. Her approach is eclectic and holistic. She deals with all the dimensions of human existence, psychological and emotional functioning, human/social relationships, religious/ spiritual problems, occupational, physical health and ethical issues. She makes use of cognitive behavior therapy, DBT, family therapy, imago, narrative therapy, play and art therapy, visualization and relaxation. Her experience and training at Hospitals, Schools, Clinics, Rehabs and in the community has offered her the opportunity of working with a diverse client base, ranging from well functioning individuals with daily difficulties to patients with serious psychopathology.
Pakeeza has also conducted various support groups, art groups, workshops for adolescents, teachers, doctors and parents.

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ADDICTION TREATMENT PROGRAM

At MyRehab, we understand that addiction is often a symptom of an underlying issue such as a Mental Health Disorder. That’s why we offer comprehensive Dual Diagnosis Treatment Programs that address both Addiction and any Co-occurring Mental Health Conditions. Our team of experienced professionals provides individualized treatment plans that incorporate evidence-based therapies, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy and trauma-informed care.

Our program aims to identify and treat the root cause of addiction while also providing a safe and supportive environment for our clients to recover. We believe in treating the whole person, not just the addiction, which is why our program also includes lfe skills training and aftercare planning to ensure a successful, long-term recovery.

WHAT IS SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Alcoholism and drug dependence and addiction, known as Substance Use Disorders, are complex problems. People with these disorders once were thought to have a character defector moral weakness.

SYMPTOMS

Symptoms of addiction may include loss of control over substance use, increased tolerance, withdrawal symptoms, and neglect of responsibilities and relationships. Other signs can include changes inbehavior, mood, and physical appearance. Identifying these symptoms is crucial in recognizing and treating addiction.

WHY DO PEOPLE DEVELOP IT

Addiction is a complex issue that can develop due to a combination of factors. Genetic factors can increase the risk of addiction, while environmental factors, such as exposure to substance abuse, can make an individual more susceptible to addiction. Additionally, psychological factors, such as mental health conditions like depression, anxiety, and trauma, can contribute to addiction by leading individuals to use drugs or alcohol as a coping mechanism.

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