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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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Danish Health Care Classification System updated in April 2023

11 Apr 2023

The Danish Health Data Authority (Sundheddatastyrelsen) quarterly updates the Health Care Classification System (Sundheds-væsenets Klassifikations System, SKS). In mid-March 2023, the latest system changes were published to come into force on April 1, 2023.

Updates include introducing eight new surgical procedure codes (in the areas of abdominal surgery, gynecological procedures, and procedures for liver and kidney cysts), one medical procedure code, 35 codes for regional anesthesia, one code for diagnostic imaging, one for nuclear medicine, and several additional codes (Tillægskoder).

Some examples of newly added codes are provided below:

  • UXMF05 MRI scan of scapula;
  • KJAL01A Laparoscopic biopsy of omentum;
  • KJJA34 Percutaneous puncture of liver cyst;
  • KLCD12 Laparoscopic hysterectomy with vaginal access.

Twenty-two new diagnosis codes were implemented as well.

See more information in Danish here.

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