Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Treatment-Resistant Depression: Mismatch of Evidence and Insurance Coverage Policies in the United States

Author: Cory R Weissman1,2, Richard A Bermudes3, Jeffrey Voigt4, Conor Liston5, Nolan Williams6, Daniel M Blumberger7, Paul B Fitzgerald8, Zafiris J Daskalakis1
1 Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California.
2 Corresponding author: Cory R. Weissman, MD, Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92161 (
3 Mindful Health Solutions, San Francisco, California.
4 Medical Device Consultants of Ridgewood, LLC, Ridgewood, New Jersey.
5 Department of Psychiatry, Brain and Mind Research Institute, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, New York.
6 Stanford Brain Stimulation Laboratory, Stanford University, Stanford, California.
7 Temerty Centre for Therapeutic Brain Intervention, Campbell Family Research Institute, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and Department of Psychiatry, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
8 Australian National University School of Medicine and Psychology, Canberra, Australia.
Conference/Journal: J Clin Psychiatry
Date published: 2023 Apr 26
Other: Volume ID: 84 , Issue ID: 3 , Pages: 22com14575 , Special Notes: doi: 10.4088/JCP.22com14575. , Word Count: 4

PMID: 37103918 DOI: 10.4088/JCP.22com14575