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Reimbursement summary for angioplasty of arteries of lower extremities

This post presents an extract from our reimbursement analysis for angioplasty of arteries lower extremities using plain and drug-coated balloons (DCBs) for peripheral artery disease in England, France and Germany. Plain balloon angioplasty is reimbursement via DRG solely and DCBs are reimbursement via combination of DRG and add-on reimbursement.
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2019/20 National Cost Collection Data released in England

02 Jul 2021

On June 22, 2021, NHS England released 2019/20 National Cost Collection Data, which is a nationally mandated collection of cost data from secondary care and tertiary care providers that are delivering services in the NHS.

The 2019/20 cost data is submitted by 208 NHS providers and gives the most comprehensive insight into how the sector spent £72.6 billion delivering healthcare to patients.

2019/20 National Cost Collection Data comprises:

  • Aggregated costs (reference costs) - the average unit cost to the NHS of providing defined services to patients;
  • Patient-level costs (patient-level information costing system, PLICS) - a unique cost that is based on the specific interactions a patient has and the events related to their healthcare activity. It provides data about how resources are used at a patient level.

The examples of the published documents are listed below:

  • National Cost Collection 2019/20 Report, providing commentary on headlines and introduction to the available data for acute, community, ambulance, and mental health providers;
  • National Schedule of NHS Costs 2019/20 - the main schedule, showing data for the whole range of services, including admitted patient care on a finished consultant episode (FCE) basis;
  • National Cost Collection 2019/20 Index, a measure of the relative cost difference between NHS providers;
  • National Cost Collection 2019/20 Index by department and service code, a more granular view of the National Cost Collection index by department and service code.

See the full details here.

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