Denmark

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Feb 2020

On February 1, 2020, an additional test was added to the newborn screening, performed 2-3 days after birth. Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) is thus the 18th disease for which newborns are screened in Denmark. Read more

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Jan 2020

In early January 2020, the Danish Health Authority (Sundhedsstyrelsen) has updated the national clinical guideline on the diagnosis and treatment of patients with age-related cataracts. Read more

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Dec 2019

On the 20th of November, the Danish Health Authority (Sundhedsstyrelsen) has published a national clinical guideline for the oxygen therapy of acutely ill adult patients. Read more

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Aug 2019

The Danish National Board of Health sent a new national clinical guideline for treatment with oxygen in the acutely ill adult patient in consultation. Read more

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Jul 2019

The Danish Health Authority published new codes for the Health Care Classification System in July 2019, including nine surgical codes for ophthalmological and anal fistula procedures, as well as thirteen medical codes. New sub-chapter with supplementary codes to specify the operating technique for eye surgery (KZLD) was implemented. Read more

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Jun 2019

Four updated pathways for gynecological cancers describe the whole process of management patients – from the first examination for suspicion of cancer to the follow-up and rehabilitation with the management of late effects. Read more

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Apr 2019

Danish Health Authority published new codes for the Health Care Classification System in April 2019, including twelve surgical, nine medical codes and two codes for imaging diagnostics. New codes include endovascular occlusion of intracranial vessels, creation of AV fistula, number of embolization procedures and some other codes. Read more

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Jan 2019

In January 2019, the Danish Health Authority (Sundhedsstyrelsen) released a new national clinical guideline, which focuses on the choice between radical prostatectomy and the option of active monitoring of prostate cancer. Read more

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Jan 2019

In January, the Danish Health Authority published new codes for the Health Care Classification System, including eight surgical, three medical codes and three codes for imaging diagnostics. These codes are used to classify procedures in the Danish DRG system. Read more

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Dec 2018

Danish Health Data Protection Agency (Sundhedsdatastyrelsen) calls for submission of the proposals for the change of DRG system for 2020 with the deadline of the 1st of February, 2019. Read more

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Dec 2018

Danish National Board of Health has changed the procedure for how professional companies, organizations and healthcare organizations can propose new national screening programs. Proposals can be made only once a year – next time in February 2019. Read more

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Nov 2018

The Health Data Agency published new DRG tariffs for hospital and outpatient care in the somatic and psychiatric area for 2019. Read more