FAQ's

Answers to Some of the Most Commonly Asked Questions

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1. Where are you located?
2. What are you hours?

We are open from 5:30 AM - 1:00 PM during the week, Monday-Friday. Weekend and holiday hours are from 7:30 AM - 10:00 AM.

3. Do buses run near your clinic?

Yes, ARMT Medical Specialists (Previously known as Progressive Medical Specialists) is conveniently located near three bus stops.

4. Do I need the full intake amount ?

The charge for a new admission is $75.00, and if you are a returning patient or a re-admission, then there will be a fee of $50.00. Either amount is due in full on the day of your enrollment. For patients eligible for Medi-Cal, their fee is covered.

5. How do I get on your program?

The best way to get on our program is to call our toll free number (877) 938-4600 and speak with one of our representatives, who will be able to assist you on how to start your treatment.

6. What is the cost?

The cost of our services for patients without insurance starts as low as $272.00 a month.

7. Do you accept Medi-Cal?

Yes.

8. What forms of payment do you accept?

We accept cash, personal check, MasterCard, and Visa.

9. How long will I be in on the program?

Lengths of time vary with each patient and each program, depending on if it is a detox or maintenance program. To see more information, please visit the treatment page.

10. How long is your maintenance program?

There is no time limit on a maintenance program; however, the minimum is usually 12 months.

11. Can addiction be treated successfully?

Yes. Addiction is a treatable disease. Discoveries in the science of addiction have led to advances in drug abuse treatment that help people stop abusing drugs and resume their productive lives.

12. How can medications help treat addiction?

Different types of medications may be useful at different stages of treatment to help a patient stop abusing drugs, stay in treatment, and avoid relapse.

13. What are the basics of effective treatment?

Medication-assisted treatment, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies that provide a whole-patient approach to the treatment of substance use, is the best way to ensure success for most patients. Research shows that when treating substance-use disorders, a combination of medication and behavioral therapies is most successful.

14. Do you accept Medicare?

Yes, as an accredited Medication-Assisted Treatment Program effective 1/1/2020 Medicare now covers substance abuse treatment provided in our facility.