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      Costs and Medical Insurance for Eating Disorders 

      Medical costs for treating eating disorders are astronomical and may or may not quality for medical reimbursement depending on the type of coverage.  

      Residential treatment can cost up to $1000 per day, and monthly expenses range from $25,000 to $50,000.  A 30-day limit at a residential eating disorder treatment facility is usually the limit set by insurance companies.  

      Psychotherapy session charges depend on the geographic region the patient lives, and the expertise of the health professional.  A psychotherapy session can typically cost up to $200 per hour.  Medication expenses depend on the daily dosage prescribed.  

      Inpatient hospital stay may be covered by the insurance company, but the mental health insurance benefits may be excluded from reimbursement or coverage.  Different insurance coverage is provided by companies, which can vary from state to state.  Most companies do not make their policies publicly available. 

      How will the Affordable Care Act affect those seeking treatment for Eating Disorders? 

      The Affordable Care Act is set in motion and will be in full swing early 2014. So, how will the Affordable Care Act affect those seeking treatment for eating disorders? Even more so, how many individuals that could not afford treatment previously are now going to be eligable?  

      Check back soon for our article on how our President of the United States’ Affordable Care Act may help you get treatment.