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Just Like Patients, Therapists Also Battle Insurance Red Tape
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When San Francisco resident Natalie Dunnege needed a therapist, she couldn’t find one who took her insurance. “When I would call them they wouldn’t return my phone calls or they wouldn’t be accepting patients,” she says. Insurance companies say there’s a shortage of therapists. But it’s not that simple. Especially in urban areas, there are lots of therapists. They just don’t want to work with the insurance companies.