Eating Disorder Claims Post Challenges for Insurers: Mike Daly and Ron LaRoccca Co-author Article in DRI Magazine

Insurers will only pay for coverage that it considers medically necessary, “for purposes of evaluating, diagnosing, or treating an illness, injury, disease or its symptoms.”  But eating disorders, which have become a “countrywide epidemic,” pose a variety of questions regarding treatment that is “medically necessary” vs. treatment that is “medically appropriate.” Patients and their families who have been denied coverage may turn to the courts in an attempt to obtain that coverage.

Pierce Atwood attorneys Mike Daly and Ron LaRocca, both of whom have represented insurers in ERISA and non-ERISA litigation, discuss the different care and treatment options and explore what attorneys need to know in order to manage these types of cases and best serve the client’s needs.

Please click here to read the entire article in DRI magazine.