In an Associated Press story published by The New York Times, a new statute is reported: Missouri has apparently broken from the pack of States which deny or ignore coverage issues for eating disorders. Under a newly enacted Missouri law, health insurance providers must cover "medically necessary" treatments for eating disorders. "Missouri Changes Insurance Requirements for Eating Disorders" (Associated Press Copyrighted Story published in The New York Times on Monday, June 29, 2015 in the print edition; posted online on Sunday, June 28, 2015). The new statutory language reportedly requires coverage of both physical and mental treatment of eating disorders including anorexia and bulimia.
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