RENO, Nev. – Center for Hope of the Sierras (CFHS), a specialized eating disorder treatment center, is now in network with Blue Cross Blue Shield, making its highly individualized treatment program more accessible for individuals suffering from a wide range of eating disorders.
Center for Hope of the Sierras’ state-of-the-art outpatient and residential treatment facilities offer clinically sophisticated treatment and a range of therapies from a multi-disciplinary team of medical experts. Unconventional therapies such as equine, culinary and yoga provide opportunities for self-exploration, self-expression and the development of a meaningful lifestyle.
Being in network with Blue Cross Blue Shield, the insurance provider to 100 million members, makes CFHS treatment available to 96 percent of hospitals and 92 percent of professional providers in all 50 states.
“The team is excited to offer our holistic treatment program to the patients in the Blue Cross Blue Shield network,” said Brandon Keppner, CFHS Interim Executive Director. “Nearly 24 million people of all ages and genders suffer from an eating disorder in the United States and very few receive specialized treatment. The stakes are high for those individuals and we are thrilled to increase our accessibility.”
Center for Hope of the Sierras has been recognized for its Diabulimia program, specialized treatment for co-occurring diabetes and an eating disorder. The center is one of a select few Diabulimia treatment centers nationwide.
For more information about the Center for Hope of the Sierras visit www.centerforhopeofthesierras.crchealth.com or call (866) 690-7242.
About Center for Hope of the Sierras
Nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Center for Hope of the Sierras provides an intimate setting ideal for healing and recovery for individuals suffering from anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and related disorders. Center for Hope offers residential (RTC), partial hospitalization (PHP), and intensive outpatient (IOP) treatment to women and adolescents, ages 16 and up (ages 14 and up for PHP/IOP program). Center for Hope also offers partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient treatment to men, ages 14 and up. Center for Hope is proud to offer one of the country's only specialized residential tracks for the complex treatment of co-occurring diabetes and eating disorders. For more information, visit: www.CenterForHopeoftheSierras.com
About Blue Cross Blue Shield
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