National Eating Disorders Association

Search results

  1. The Healing Power of Advocacy

    ... a serious eating disorder eight years ago, I found few local resources and limited treatment options. Insurance denied my daughter treatment randomly and often. When we were denied ...

  2. Confidentiality and Legal Considerations for Parents, Friends and Employers

    ... and streamlining care.  Terminology: The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, or HIPAA, protects ... Workplace/employers: HIPAA protection extends to human resources (HR) departments at employers. If a person discloses his/her medical ...

  3. How to Manage an Appeals Process

    ... sure they understand the reasons for the denial and ask the insurance company for the reason in writing if a written response has not been ... of an appeals request to the medical director, the human resources director of the company where the patient works (or has insurance ...

  4. NEDA Applauds President Obama’s Mental Health Speech

    ... His speech also spoke to that issue, saying, “New health insurance plans are required to cover things like depression screenings for ... within the Department of Health and Human Services , with resources and Stories of Hope and Recovery from individuals with mental ...

  5. Get the Support You Deserve Today!

    ... with an eating disorder, there are a variety of NEDA resources available. From directories of treatment professionals to personal ... any co-occurring psychiatric issues, level of care/setting, insurance and payment options, treatments offered, and evidence based ...

  6. How to Open a Conversation with Teens About Healthy Eating

    ... your teen about weight and health can be difficult – these resources will get you started! NEDA’s Parent Toolkit - Learn about eating disorder myths, treatment and insurance information, and how to support a loved one in recovery.  What ...

  7. Eating Disorders Have No Size

    ... or they’re discharged in as little as two weeks because insurance stops paying—often because their weight and BMI (and don’t get me ... the help they truly need and deserve. For recovery resources and treatment options, call the National Eating Disorders Association ...

  8. Contradictions in Recovery: Why Are Some Eating Disorders Treated More Seriously Than Others?

    ... seriously because it's considered more dangerous.”  Insurance companies base a significant part of their coverage decisions on ... “Keeping it as part of the conversation will help resources become more developed.” As a passionate eating disorder recovery ...

  9. Matching Gifts

    ... Your Donation Matched Speak with your employer’s Human Resources Department or Matching Gifts Program Representative to learn more ... Xcel Energy Home Depot Zurich American Insurance Company John Hancock Financial Services, Inc. ...

  10. 6 NEDA Writers Share What It’s Like to Live with Co-Occurring Conditions

    ... with eating disorders. But I think that they lacked the resources to deal with other disorders. It is not easy to treat someone with an ... PSTD. I saw my therapist twice in 2004, but then I lost my insurance and had to wait until we got better insurance. I started therapy ...

Pages