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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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2022 Swedish NordDRG released by the National Board of Health and Welfare

03 Nov 2021

In October 2021, the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare released the Swedish version of the 2022 NordDRG. The following documents are available:

  • DRG texts for NordDRG;
  • DRG text changes to NordDRG;
  • Summary of changes in DRG logic;
  • Prospective hospital weights for inpatient and outpatient care in somatic care;
  • Prospective hospital weights for inpatient and outpatient care in psychiatric care;

Six new DRGs will be added in 2022, including the following examples:

  • W21C Aftercare for cardiovascular disease, complicated;
  • W21E Aftercare for cardiovascular disease, not complicated;
  • C03O Upgrade of speech processor for cochlear implants.

To obtain DRG tariffs, DRG cost weights must be multiplied by the base tariff estimated at 67,938 SEK in 2022.

See more details in Swedish for DRG logic changes here, DRG list here, and cost-weights here.

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