STAR Updates

The New York State Legislature voted last week to approve a restoration of funding to the Comprehensive Care Centers for Eating Disorders (CCCEDs) back to $1.2 million in the 2016-2017 state budget.

NEDA is excited to announce that the Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee held a hearing yesterday on H.R. 4153, the Educating to Prevent Eating Disorders Act of 2015, following the bill’s introduction in the House last week by Representative Renee Ellmers.

The Missouri General Assembly has passed SB 145, important legislation which, if signed by Governor Nixon, will require health benefit plans to cover the diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders in the state.

February 22-28, 2015 is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. Nationwide, advocates are paving the way for eating disorders awareness and assistance. In the United States, over 20 million women and 10 million men will suffer from an eating disorder at some time in their life.

The New York State Senate and Assembly have passed S2530/A5294, legislation that amends the public health law to establish the Eating Disorders Awareness and Prevention Program within the New York State Department of Health.

On Friday, May 16th, the  Missouri General Assembly passed legislation that establishes a “Joint Committee on Eating Disorders.” This committee will review the regulation of insurance and other matters impacting the care and treatment of eating disorders and will make recommendations for future l

NEDA’s eating disorders lobby day in Pennsylvania was held on Tuesday, April 8th, 2014.

On March 26th, over 40 advocates from across Missouri gathered at the Capitol in Jefferson City to lobby lawmakers for their support of SB769 and HB1494, legislation that will ensure that Missouri health insurance plans adequately cover the treatment of eating disorders.  This legislation, sponso

This year’s NEDAwarness week was filled with exciting events across the country!

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