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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

18 Mar 2019

New material code for voice prosthesis was added to the List of reimbursable devices of the Belgian National Institute for Health and Disability Insurance (INAMI-RIZIV) in March 2019.

New material code and related conditions of reimbursement have been implemented for the speech prosthesis:

  • The device will be reimbursed without the use of a generic tariff under registration condition in the Nominative list 37101
  • The procedure code 180530 - 180541 (Voice prosthesis for permanent placement in a tracheoesophageal shunt for beneficiaries with periprosthetic and / or intra-prosthetic premature leaks)  has been implemented with a tariff of €1,106
  • There are specific conditions of reimbursement for these technologies, provided in paragraphs C-§04 of the List of reimbursable implants and medical devices

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

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