FDA Cleared in 2008
TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation)
TMS is recognized by the American Psychiatric Association, the FDA and many international societies as the next treatment choice when medications do not work. North Country Behavioral Medicine provides a process for you or someone you care about to be evaluated for TMS therapy. Our staff will secure an appointment quickly, will verify benefits, and submit all insurance paperwork. Click the video below to understand more about TMS therapy.
Will your insurance cover TMS therapy?
Most insurance companies, including Medicare, cover TMS therapy for those with depression. In general, each has 3 basic criteria:
- You need to be diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder. Please call us if you do not know your diagnosis or if you have another diagnosis. Often diagnoses overlap as primary and secondary.
- They want to understand your current condition. If you currently are struggling with moderate or severe depressive symptoms, this meets most insurance criteria. Click here to evaluate your current depressive symptoms.
- Antidepressant medication trials are often important. They want to understand your past and current medication trials and what the clinical outcome.