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 Essential Tremor. As of June, 2019, three new Blue Cross and Blue Shield Assocation plans – Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, Capital BCBS and BCBS South Carolina have updated their coverage policy to include the Neuravive Treatment as a covered benefit! Highmark, Capital and BCBS South Carolina provide coverage in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Delaware and South Carolina.
Coverage is effective for:
This is an exciting step that will give more patients access to the latest incisionless procedure to treat essential tremor.
Please note: It is our understanding that under the Blue Card Network, patients traveling outside of their home state for treatment at a facility providing MRgFUS would be subject to their home plan coverage decision. We recommend confirming coverage determination with your health plan prior to treatment.