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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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Belgian INAMI/RIZIV updated the List of reimbursable implants and medical devices

New material code for the dynamic hip system was added to the List of the reimbursable devices of the Belgian National Institute for Health and Disability Insurance (INAMI-RIZIV) in January 2019.

New procedure code has been introduced for the dynamic hip system (DHS):

  • The device will be reimbursed without the use of a generic tariff under registration condition in the Nominative list 37001
  • The procedure code 180552 - 180563 (Cervical blade to impact for DHS (Dynamic hip system), including anti-rotation screw)  has been implemented with a tariff of €247:
  • There are no specific reimbursement conditions  for this technology

See the updated version of the List of the reimbursable devices in French and Dutch here.

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