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Radiology Today’s June feature article publicized a great overview of MRgFUS technology – its current applications in the US and globally, as well as future applications. The article also provides the experiences and points of view of several U.S. champions of the technology, such as Pejman Ghanouni, MD, PhD, from Stanford University Medical Center and Suzanne LeBlang, MD, Chief Medical Officer of the Focused Ultrasound Foundation.

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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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