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Now Covered by Blue Cross Blue Shield!

By: The INSIGHTEC Marketing Team
November 20, 2018

INSIGHTEC is pleased to announce that The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association has made another POSITIVE coverage decision for MR-guided focused ultrasound treatment for medication-refractory in the treatment of Essential Tremor!  As of Dec 5, 2018, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City provides benefits in both Kansas AND Missouri!

The following BCBS plans cover, or will soon cover, Neuravive, the MR-guided focused ultrasound treatment for medication-refractory essential tremor:

  • Coverage is effective for:
    • Blue Shield of California
    • Premera Blue Cross – WA and AK
    • Regence BCBS – ID, OR, UT & WA
    • Blue Cross Idaho
    • BCBS Kansas City: Kansas & Missouri
    • Arkansas BCBS
    • BCBS Louisiana
    • BCBS Mississippi
    • BCBS Alabama
    • Florida Blue
    • BCBS North Carolina
    • Independence BCBS (Pennsylvania) includes Independence BCBS Commercial, Independence BCBS Medicare Advantage Plan, and Amerihealth
    • BCBS New Jersey
    • BCBS Federal Employee Plan (FEP)
  • Coverage becomes effective February 1, 2019 for BCBS Massachusetts.

This is an exciting step that will give more patients access to the latest incisionless procedure to treat essential tremor!

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