Critics Blast Insurers for Poor Coverage of Eating Disorders: 'GMA' Gets Answers – ABC News

Emily, who lives on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, is a trained singer who dreams of performing on Broadway one day.

More than 11 million people in the United States have eating disorders.

And because an eating disorder can be a life-threatening condition with serious medical consequences, you’d assume that most health insurances polices would cover it. But many people living with eating disorders are falling through the cracks when it comes to health insurance, because in most cases, their treatment is not adequately covered, according to the National Eating Disorders Association.

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