The cost for each treatment is six-hundred dollars. This is comparable to the cost of other similar infusions or treatments. Ketamine use for treatment of depression is off-label. As a result, most insurance companies will not cover the treatment. We will provide you with a bill of services that you can submit to your insurance company for possible reimbursement.
We kindly ask that you notify our office of cancellations at least 48 hours in advance to avoid a one-hundred dollar cancellation fee.
|Cost per Treatment||Success Rate||# of Treatments for Induction||Requires Maintenance|
|ECT||$2,500||75-83%||10 in four weeks||Yes|
|TMS||$500||30%||30 in six weeks||Yes|
|Ketamine||$600||70%||6 in two or three weeks.||Yes|
ECT has a 75-83% success rate in battling depression (however without continued treatment such as medication or Maintenance ECT, many patients may relapse).
Length of time in treatment, ECT (with ten sessions) takes about four weeks. Although administration ECT takes minutes, by the time a patient receives anesthesia, recovers and is reoriented again, most people will require about two to three hours for an ECT treatment.
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
TMS has a response rates as high as 30%, about the same effectiveness as antidepressants. The more rounds of antidepressants a patient has tried without success, the less likely TMS may work.
Length of time in treatment, TMS lasts about six weeks with sessions five days a week.