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Court Upholds Decision on Anorexia Treatment, Mental Health Parity
The California Report

A closely watched case testing California’s Mental Health Parity law has withstood a call for a rehearing. The Courthouse News Service reports that this week the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld its decision from August 2011 requiring Blue Shield to cover one woman’s treatment for anorexia under state law, even though it wasn’t spelled out in her policy.