Fighting the stigma: Rising awareness of eating disorders will boost demand for clinics

The Eating Disorder Clinics industry has experienced robust consumer demand for industry services. While there has been a relatively high prevalence of eating disorders, few individuals with anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorders actually receive treatment from industry clinics. many public and private health insurers either limit their coverage of eating disorder treatments or exclude it altogether. As a result, patients may experience significant impediments to receiving insurance coverage of services administered by eating disorder clinics, dampening industry revenue growth. While healthcare reform requires private insurers to provide mental health coverage as an essential health benefit, it does not explicitly require insurers to cover eating disorders...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Forecast Growth 16-21
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Healthcare reform is expected to expand coverage, which will boost industry revenue
  • States that had either limited or no coverage have limited patient access to industry services
  • Healthcare reform did not establish a regulatory framework for eating disorder coverage
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    Barriers to entry for new operators in the Eating Disorders Clinics industry are generally moderate. One significant barrier to entry concerns federal, state and local regulations. Regulations can represent a major barrier in establishing an eating disorder clinic. For example, states with certificate of need (CON) programs place limits on the construction and acquisition of healthcare facilities and the expansion of existing healthcare facilities and services. At the state level, CON programs were primarily established to reduce healthcare costs by preventing unnecessary capital outlays for facility expansion in addition to assisting with patient safety and access to care...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Eating Disorder Clinics Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Eating Disorder Clinics Industry are

  • Ability to educate the wider community
  • Having a good reputation
  • Recommendation/accreditation from authoritative source
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of adolescents aged 10 to 19 and Number of people with private health insurance in the Eating Disorder Clinics industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Eating Disorder Clinics Industry?

    This industry includes establishments devoted to the diagnosis and care of outpatients with disorders that affect, disrupt or more generally involve eating. Common eating disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating. Industry operators are often associated with hospitals or medical schools as treatments for eating disorders usually involve psychotherapy, nutrition education, family counseling, medications and hospitalization.

    Industry Products
  • Treatment of binge eating disorder
  • Treatment of anorexia nervosa
  • Treatment of bulimia nervosa
  • Industry Activities
  • Outpatient eating disorder treatment
  • Intensive outpatient eating disorder treatment
  • Day treatment or partial hospitalization
  • Residential eating disorder treatment
  • Inpatient eating disorder treatment
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of adolescents aged 10 to 19
  • Number of people with private health insurance
  • Federal funding for Medicare and Medicaid
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Regulation
  • Participation in sports

  • Current Performance
  • Growing need for treatment
  • High costs dampen demand
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Limited legislation at the federal level
  • Industry landscape
  • Table: Eating Disorder Clinics Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Eating Disorder Clinics Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Primary Care Doctors
  • Specialist Doctors
  • Psychiatric Hospitals
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Medical Instrument & Supply Manufacturing
  • Office Stationery Wholesaling
  • Specialist Doctors
  • Third-Party Administrators & Insurance Claims Adjusters

  • Products & Services
  • Treatment of binge eating disorder
  • Treatment of anorexia nervosa
  • Treatment of bulimia nervosa
  • Chart: Eating Disorder Clinics Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements
  • Private insurers
  • Out-of-pocket
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Eating Disorder Clinics Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Eating Disorder Clinics

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Eating Disorder Clinics Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Eating Disorder Clinics Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Eating Disorder Clinics Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Per capita disposable income (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Elimination Riders
  • Offering coverage to individuals with preexisting conditions but excluding coverage of that preexisting condition.
  • Exclusion Period
  • Period during which an insurer may deny benefits for a preexisting condition determined through diagnosis or treatment.
  • Medicaid
  • A jointly funded cooperative venture between the federal and state governments to assist states in the provision of medical care to eligible people in need.
  • Mental Health Parity
  • Legislation signed into law in 1996 that requires that dollar limits on mental health benefits be no lower than any such limits for benefits offered by a group health plan or insurance issuer.
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