Bipolar Disorder treatment can become expensive very quickly. Navigating the nuances of insurance coverage can be endlessly frustrating. Patients must be as educated and aware as they can to ensure they take full advantage of their coverage.
NAMI’s website reports that “bipolar is the most expensive mental health care diagnosis,” both for patients and their health insurance plans. Citing various research studies, NAMI notes that: Bipolar is the sixth leading cause of disability worldwide, that the lifetime cost per person ranges from $12,000 (for a single manic episode) to…