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TMS continues to evolve as a treatment for multiple conditions.  Scientific American published this article on March 17th, 2013 on the use of TMS for Chronic Pain. http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=magnetic-brain-stimulation-could-ease-pain  ...

Blue Shield has officially published TMS coverage guidelines, effective January 11, 2013. Here is a link to download the coverage policy: https://www.blueshieldca.com/provider/content_assets/documents/download/public/bscpolicy/TransCranial_MagStim.pdf This is a major step for patients with Blue Shield who will benefit from this treatment. The base criteria for pre-authorization is outlined as the failure...

Southern California TMS Center participated in a National clinical trial on the efficacy of TMS for Depression.  The study, published on June 11, 2012, validates TMS efficacy in treating depression for those who have failed to benefit from antidepressant medications.   We are  pleased to...

SoCal TMS is pleased to announce that Anthem Blue Cross has just published coverage for Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation as a treatment for Major Depression.  We have been working tirelessly with our TMS patients on their appeals for treatment, but this new medical policy means that...

MHN (Healthnet) has officially published guidelines for coverage of TMS Therapy.  This is a major step towards universal coverage for this therapy.  We are excited that insurance companies are realizing the benefit of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for their members....

Dr. Todd Hutton will be interviewed on Los Angeles KTTV/Fox Channel 11 this Sunday (March 25th) at 5pm. Be sure to tune in to the broadcast. We will be available Sunday after the segment to answer questions. 866-322-7776....

In case you missed yesterday's Dr. Oz show, here are two links to the program. As Dr. Oz said, this has been available for patients in the US since 2008 and still there are many that have not heard about it. Please contact us for...

Set your DVR! TMS is scheduled to be featured on The Dr. Oz show on Wednesday, March 14th. After an episode on ECT earlier this year, TMS is being discussed as an alternative treatment to depression. Although this episode has not yet been viewed, we...

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