Does Aetna Insurance Cover TMS Therapy?

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) therapy is an exciting and highly sought treatment option for psychiatric conditions. Many patients who have experienced persistent symptoms of mental health conditions like major depressive disorder (MDD) have found relief with TMS. The treatment is non-invasive and has minimal side effects. Aetna Insurance covers TMS therapy for patients who undergo TMS treatment at our clinic in Orange County, CA. Different insurance companies offer different levels of coverage for services. However, Aetna works with us at A Better Way Psychiatry and TMS Clinic to provide affordable treatment options to our patients. Not sure if your plan covers the treatment? Give us a call to talk to one of our representatives to discuss your options.

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Orange County

Visit any of our six locations in Orange County, California, for alternative treatments and TMS sessions.

  • Tustin: 17612 E. 17th Street Suite A, Tustin, CA 92780
  • Costa Mesa: 131 E. 17th St. Suite A, Costa Mesa, CA 92627
  • Stanton: 12860 Beach Blvd Suite E, Stanton CA 90680
  • Huntington Beach: 5888 Edinger Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA 92649
  • Cypress: 11741 Valleyview St, Suite A, Cypress, CA 90630
  • Los Alamitos: 4332 Katella Ave., Los Alamitos, CA 90720

Use TMS therapy to improve your MDD

We use transcranial magnetic stimulation to stimulate points within the brain with a magnetic field to increase neural activity. We target the specific area that is underactive using an electromagnetic coil, giving you local results. The side effects of TMS are very limited and after treatment, you can go about your day as usual.

As you continue your treatment plan, you will notice results over time. Many patients see significant improvement in their depressive symptoms or behavioral health conditions within a few weeks of care. The total treatment time lasts approximately seven weeks. Transcranial magnetic stimulation is an FDA-approved treatment for depression, among other conditions including but not limited to OCD, PTSD, and Anxiety. It has been approved for MDD treatment since 2008 and is becoming more and more accessible through health insurance coverage.

Cutting-edge research about TMS

The National Library of Medicine has a study published on the efficacy of transcranial magnetic stimulation for major depressive disorder. The study showed improvement in patients attaining remission when using TMS therapy. Additionally, according to Rush University Medical Center’s research, patients had a better chance of preventing relapses in symptoms after treatment.

Begin your TMS journey today

Before getting treatment, we will make sure that all criteria are met so that you can gain coverage. It is our priority to make this process as easy as possible for our patients. We will walk you through the process and navigate this journey together. To get treatment covered by insurance, you must have a confirmed diagnosis of a qualifying condition. Please be mindful that insurance only covers treatment for patients who are 18 years or older.

We offer free consultation appointments to all new patients.

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