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Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1994 Aug;148(8):785-8.

Eating disorders and health insurance.

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Department of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC.


Eating disorders are being diagnosed and managed by an increasing number of pediatricians and practitioners of adolescent medicine. These physicians are increasingly discovering the power and importance of their patients' health insurance status in the management of these conditions because the lack of appropriate insurance may often pose obstacles and barriers to care. This article provides an analysis of this situation through brief case presentations followed by a discussion and recommendations.

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