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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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2021 APR-DRG tariffs released in Belgium

On January 19, 2021, tariffs for APR-DRG groups, as well as the distribution of total amount within DRG among all specialists and services which are provided by them, were updated for 2021.

Since 2019, several low-cost and simple procedures are reimbursed not via individual INAMI codes but APR-DRG groups. The new hospital funding system called “Low Variability Care” covers 57 APR-DRG groups. Except for the updated tariffs, no other changes were introduced within the Belgian DRG system.

The full details in French can be found here.

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