At Kantor & Kantor, LLP, we understand that dealing with and seeking treatment for eating disorders can be emotionally and financially devastating. When your health insurance company denies payment for benefits, matters only go from bad to worse. We can help.
Use the tips below to advocate for insurance coverage for eating disorder treatment:
Keep these steps in mind when beginning your recovery journey. If your health claim is denied, following these simple guidelines will make it much easier to get your benefits recovered.
About Kantor & Kantor, LLP's Eating Disorder Practice
On August 4, 2012, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals handed Kantor & Kantor, LLP a victory for firm client Jeanene Harlick, ruling that under California's Mental Health Parity Statute California insurers must cover all medically necessary treatment for the nine mental health conditions the parity statute enumerates, including bulimia and anorexia. In the past decade, the firm has won a number of other notable appellate court decisions for people with eating disorders and other disabling physical and mental illnesses. For more information about legal assistance for eating disorders, follow this link: http://www.kantorlaw.net/Areas_of_Practice/Eating_Disorders.aspx. or find us on Facebook.