BCBS updates coverage for InSightec's MRgFUS

By AuntMinnie.com staff writers

July 16, 2015 -- MR-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) developer InSightec announced that various Blue Cross/Blue Shield (BCBS) networks have updated coverage policies for its ExAblate MRgFUS procedure for bone metastases.

BCBS of Massachusetts, Mississippi, Idaho, and Arizona plan to cover the procedure, following BCBS networks in New Jersey and North Carolina and Health Care Service, the second largest BCBS commercial insurer in the U.S., InSightec said. The new approvals bring the total number of members covered for the procedure to 32 million.

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