What I Am Doing

On this blog site you’ll find my own journey through the recovery process, as well as news and commentary on issues that are relevant to patients, professionals, and supporters alike. One issue in particular that I believe must be addressed is the abysmal situation surrounding insurance coverage for eating disorders. Despite mental health parity laws, insurance providers disregard the needs of eating disorder patients. Case managers and hired physicians from these companies make unilateral decisions about the patient’s treatment — decisions that, if the patient were to make them herself, would be considered AMA, against medical advice. Tragically, these malpractices sometimes costs patients their lives