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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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Deadline for submission of suggestions for DRG change in Denmark for 2020

The DRG and Finance Department of the Danish Health Data Protection Agency, typically receive proposals for changes in the grouping, hospitals, clinics, clinical companies and individuals – most often doctors and secretaries.

When a proposal has been processed by the National Board of Health, the proposer receives a written feedback and the proposals made are published on the website of the Health Data Agency with comments and status.

Changes in DRG grouping logic can involve:

  • Grouping of new procedure codes
  • Cancellation / creation of new groups
  • Changes in inconvenience in the existing grouping

See full details here.

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