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Court Rules Benefits Wrongly Denied For Treatment Of Severe Anorexia
Court Rules Benefits Wrongly Denied For Treatment Of Severe Anorexia

The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has issued a published decision in Pacific Shores Hospital v. United Behavioral Health, et al. , an ERISA case in which a severely anorexic 43-year old woman sought benefits under her Wells Fargo employee health benefit plan for ...

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Blog Posts in 2014

  • Defining Insurance Advocacy in Eating Disorder Treatment

    Treating an eating disorder can be a delicate and multifaceted journey – for everyone involved. Treatment plans often require dedicated “teams” of ...

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  • What Kind of Healthcare Policy or Plan Do I Have?

    Healthcare coverage is not created equal. Depending on your type of healthcare coverage, you are entitled to certain protections under the law. Here ...

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  • Eating Disorders and Insurance Advocate Kathleen MacDonald Joins the EDC as Policy Director

    Today, The Eating Disorders Coalition for Research, Policy & Action (EDC) announced that eating disorders and insurance advocate, Kathleen MacDonald, ...

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  • Eating Disorders Do Not Discriminate: A Reminder Of The Daily Struggle For Men

    It's no surprise that as a society, we overlook males with eating disorders. This deadly disease has been extensively labeled and cast as a "female" ...

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  • Your Insurance Company Wants You to Give Up On Your Claim

    Insurance benefits provided by your employer benefit plan are usually governed by the federal laws of ERISA (Employee Retirement Income Security Act). ...

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  • Class Action Challenges Anthem's Eating Disorder Guidelines

    Shelby Oppel and Bryndis Klein, for themselves and for all other similarly situated California residents vs. Anthem Blue Cross Life & Health Insurance ...

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  • Guest Blogger Brian Cuban Reflects on Eating Disorder Awareness Week

    Readers, please be advised that this blog contains content that reflects the reality of Brian's struggles with various addiction and suicidal intent. ...

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  • When Your "Independent" Medical Review is Hardly Independent

    Unfortunately, we have come to learn that there is no shortage of tactics that insurers will use to deny claims . Insurers are notorious for denying ...

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  • Parity Prevails After Cigna Wrongfully Denies Mental Health Treatment Claims

    Kantor & Kantor, LLP celebrates a fantastic victory announced today by New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman. After exposing Cigna ...

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