The new relationship supports both the residential and outpatient levels of care.

Newport Beach, California:

AKUA Mind & Body is now in-network to accept Cigna Health Insurance, a global health services company. Cigna’s mission is to improve the health, well-being, and peace of mind of their clients by making health care simple, affordable, and predictable. This new relationship will support all AKUA’s residential and outpatient mental health and substance use disorder treatment programs, effective February 12, 2020.

“We are excited to join Cigna’s network of providers,” said Stephen Mercurio, President of AKUA Mind & Body. “We are committed to providing Cigna’s members the same level of care that we provide to all our clients, delivering a solid foundation for healing and transformation.”


AKUA’s Treatment Programs Include:

  • Primary Mental Health Disorder
  • Substance Use Disorder
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • First Responders Treatment
  • Alumni After-Care Program

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About AKUA Mind & Body:

AKUA Mind & Body is a fully accredited and licensed substance use and mental health disorder treatment center with locations throughout California including Orange County, Sacramento, and San Diego. At AKUA, we incorporate the mind, body, and spirit into our holistic approach while blending clinical excellence and an integrative East-meets-West therapeutic process. This specialization fuses physical, psychological, spiritual and science-based approaches in detoxification, residential treatment and outpatient programs. The goal is to help clients emerge from treatment with the tools needed to confront substance use disorders and mental illnesses. Our unique and individualized recovery programs help patients build a solid foundation for healing so they can live happy and healthy lives.

Admissions Helpline is available 24/7: (877) 965-7826

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AKUA Mind and Body is a full-service treatment program that offers a wide range of “east meets west” treatment modalities for many different populations struggling with codependence disorder and other mental health and substance use disorders. AKUA Mind & Body treats co-occurring disorders and works diligently with each client and their family to ensure that treatment is specifically tailored to their needs, and not just their disorder. 

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In-Network With

Anthem Insurance
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Most PPO Policies Accepted

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Allcare Insurance
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