2022 New Examination and Treatment Methods (NUB) innovation funding applications open in Germany

06

Sep 2021

On September 1, 2021, the Institute for Hospital Remuneration Systems (INeK) announced the start of the application process according to §6 (2) KHEntgG (New Examination and Treatment Methods, NUB) for 2022. The NUB requests can only be made via the InEK data portal. The deadline for the application submission is October 31, 2021.

Germany provides a possibility for short-term, intermediate reimbursement for new and innovative technologies (NUB) to bridge the time while cost data is collected and analyzed and until they can be appropriately included in the DRG system. NUB funding can be considered for devices that fully or partially constitute a new method if they are significantly more expensive than current standards and therefore do not reach full coverage through grouping with existing DRGs. Each NUB funding agreement is only valid for one year but can be renewed annually.

The full details in German can be found here.

This news is just one of about 300 market access news collected by our team in the subscription services "HTA Alerts" and "Reimbursement Alerts" every two weeks from more than 80 organizations. Access our paid subscription services to stay on top of all developments specifically for your products in Europe (reimbursement news) and globally (HTA news).

Not ready for a subscription service? Subscribe to our free-of-charge newsletter delivered every second week to get updates about key reimbursement developments in Europe (10-12 news every two weeks). First EU issues of both newsletters are available for download free-of-charge.

The latest related news

20

Sep 2021

The French Ministry of Solidarity and Health constantly announces the new experiments initiated under Article 51 of the Social Security Financing Act. These experiments are focused on various topics concerning medical technologies and the organization of care. In the period from the end of July to the middle of September, new experiments related to cardiac rehabilitation, digital support for patients with cancer, and personalized perinatal support for women were announced.

Read more

14

Sep 2021

In late August 2021, the Innovation Committee at the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) has announced funding of 52 innovative projects on health care research from the G-BA Innovation Fund.

Read more

10

Sep 2021

On August 31, 2021, NHSX published a set of guidelines for digitized healthcare, including the Unified Tech Fund (UTF) prospectus, which seeks to simplify and consolidate the process for accessing technology funding. The UTF brings together several national technology funds. This amounts to £680 million available to NHS organizations throughout the financial year 2021 to 2022. The applications submission is open from August 31, 2021.

Read more

09

Sep 2021

On August 23, 2021, the Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) has presented an updated draft version (6.1) of its general methods. The interested parties can submit written comments until the deadline of October 4, 2021.

Read more

31

Aug 2021

On August 16, 2021, the preliminary version of OPS 2022 was published. Numerous content updates and new procedure codes concern chapters 5 “Operations” and 8 “Non-operative therapeutic measures”. Also, minor changes were made in chapters 1, “Diagnostic measures” and 3, “Diagnostic imaging”.New codes were introduced in the peripheral vascular, cardiovascular, nephrology and urology, endoscopy, gastroenterology, otorhinolaryngology, interventional radiology, orthopedics, pulmonary and airways, and other fields of care.

Read more