Insurer Agrees to Expanded Coverage for Eating Disorders

The largest health insurance provider in New Jersey has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit brought by families who claimed they were denied adequate coverage for eating disorders. Under the tentative agreement, which still must be approved by the federal judge overseeing the case, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey will now treat eating disorders as biologically based illnesses, which will entitle patients to greater coverage. The settlement covers only the beneficiaries of fully...Full Story
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