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Cost-effective reimbursement analysis for medical technologies in Europe

Procedure coding, payment mechanism, reimbursement tariffs, policy, and HTA considerations in 34 EU countries

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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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Call for input regarding MRgFUS for the “New Methods” framework in Norway

02 Oct 2023

Norway has a national system for the introduction of new health technologies within the specialist health service (“New Methods” framework) through either a national or hospital-based health technology assessment. This framework is mandatory for all innovations before being funded.

In September 2023, the Ordering Forum for “New Methods” invited interested parties regarding magnetic resonance-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) for treating intracranial tumors, neurodegenerative disease, and pain related to bone metastases. Information shall be submitted no later than October 31, 2023. Ordering Forum will be held on November 20, 2023, and will decide whether the method will undergo evaluation at the national level.

See more information in Norwegian here and here.

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