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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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2023 New Examination and Treatment Methods (NUB) innovation funding applications open in Germany

On September 1, 2022, 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 2023. The deadline for the submission of applications is October 31, 2022.

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 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.

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