Each session costs $190, and a treatment course of 30 sessions is $5700.
If successful, a tapering phase is also required which varies from patient to patient, but it is often done over 15 sessions.
$190 per session
Medicare rebate available for eligible patients.
TMS has been approved for funding by the Medical Benefits Scheme (Medicare). 35 sessions will be available to people with treatment resistant depression provided they have not undertaken TMS before and an additional 15 maintenance sessions over the course of a lifetime.
Some heath funds, including the Department of Veterans affairs have been willing to fund patients and they determine this on a per-case basis. There is also scope for some Superannuation funds to allow access to funds on compassionate grounds. We can help facilitate or coordinate these requests.