Is MR Guided Focused Ultrasound (MRgFUS) Covered by Insurance?

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We offer neuromodulation for a wide range of movement disorders and pain conditions. Call 310-825-5111 to learn more about neuromodulation therapies.

What insurance covers Magnetic Resonance guided Focused Ultrasound (MRgFUS)?

MRgFUS treatment of essential tremor is covered under Medicare Part B.

At this time, Medi-Cal, California’s Medicaid program, does not cover MRgFUS. Please contact Medi-Cal directly for coverage information.

For other insurance types, we recommend confirming coverage determination with your health plan.

Can I travel to other states to receive the treatment if my state is not covered?

We recommend confirming coverage determination with your health plan prior to treatment.

What is the five-character CPT code for the procedure?

The current CPT code for MRgFUS is 0398T; Magnetic resonance image guided high intensity focused ultrasound (MRgFUS), stereotactic ablation lesion, intracranial for movement disorder including stereotactic navigation and frame placement when performed.  We are providing this code for general information purposes only; each provider is responsible for its own coding and billing activities.

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