Insurance Coverage for Eating Disorders – Anorexia & Bulimia
Insurance Coverage for Eating Disorders
If you or someone you love is struggling with an eating disorder, such as anorexia or bulimia, you may be looking for treatment options. Treatment may include cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), nutritional counseling, psychotherapy, and a host of other treatment modalities,in a residential/inpatient, partial hospitalization (PHP), outpatient, or even a virtual setting. While eating disorder treatment can be expensive, your insurance provider may help cover the cost. Check out our list of providers to learn more about their insurance coverage for eating disorders.
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Does insurance cover eating disorder treatment?
While some insurance providers will help cover the cost of eating disorder treatment, some do not. It’s important to check with your insurance provider before enrolling in an eating disorder treatment program.
Request a copy of your insurance plan from your employer or directly from your insurance provider to learn more about coverage. You can also call your insurance provider and inquire about a list of eating disorder treatment facilities that are in-network.
If your insurance provider does not help cover the cost of eating disorder treatment, and private pay (out-of-pocket) isn’t feasible, you can look into community mental health centers and support groups as additional treatment options.