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Insurance Coverage – DBS Therapy for OCD

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)


Cost of Treatment

The total cost of Reclaim® DBS Therapy for OCD may vary significantly. Please contact your healthcare provider for an estimate of the costs associated with Reclaim DBS Therapy for OCD.

Insurance Coverage

Coverage for Reclaim DBS Therapy is typically made on a case-by-case basis by Medicare, Medicaid and private payers. Humanitarian Device Exemption products are eligible for Medicare coverage if the treatment is provided by a site that has Institutional Review Board approval. Please contact your insurance company to see if your health plan provides coverage.

Indications: The Medtronic Reclaim™ DBS Therapy is indicated for bilateral stimulation of the anterior limb of the internal capsule, AIC, as an adjunct to medications and as an alternative to anterior capsulotomy for treatment of chronic, severe, treatment-resistant obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) inadult patients who have failed at least three selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).

Reclaim DBS Therapy for OCD is available in a very limited number of centres.  Only a specialised multidisciplinary group of physicians can determine whether this therapy is right for the patient.

Information on this site should not be used as a substitute for talking with your doctor. Always talk with your doctor about diagnosis and treatment information.