You have been diagnosed with Alcohol Use Disorder – Moderate and will receive one and only one level of treatment from your insurance company. You will receive the recommended number of sessions and standards of care associated with the selected level. Review the readings especially referencing diagnosis and ASAM patient placement criteria. A DSM 5 diagnosis of Alcohol Use Disorder – Moderate is a Dependence diagnosis. This is a serious pathology and not to be confused with a moderate drinker on the use continuum. This is one of the diagnoses applicable to an alcoholic. Considering the severity of the diagnosis and potential consequences what level of treatment will provide the best possible outcome for you and why