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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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Clinical guidelines for the appropriate use of cardiac stents released in Tuscany

With a regional decree 381 of March 23, 2020, Tuscany Regional Healthcare has published clinical guidelines on the appropriateness of use and indications on the variability of the consumption of the stents for the arteriopathy of the lower limbs, the carotid stents, and the coronary stents.

The documents also contain the information on the consumption and spending of these devices in Tuscany in 2018 (per model; all three documents), as well as the number of procedures performed by each Tuscan hospital (not available for coronary stents)

See the regional decree and the guideline documents (as attachments A, B, and C) in Italian here.

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