Denmark

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Apr 2018

In April 2018, Danish Health Authority published 163 new codes for the Health Care Classification System, including five diagnosis codes, 34 surgical and 29 medical procedure codes. These codes are used to classify procedures in Danish DRG system. Read more

27

Mar 2018

The background for updating the National Clinical Guideline for Treatment of Brain Metastases is that local treatment (stereotactic radiation therapy) has gained more space in the treatment of brain metastases. Read more

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Mar 2018

In January 2018, Danish Health Authority published 96 new codes for the Health Care Classification System. These codes are used to classify procedures in Danish DRG system. Read more

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Feb 2018

The Danish National Board of Health has decided to resubmit the pool for the development of National Clinical Guidelines in 2018, so that more professional companies and healthcare environments could have the opportunity to develop clinical guidelines. Read more

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Feb 2018

The Danish National Board of Health has published a revised recommendation for how reception and status monitoring should be carried out on major x-ray devices for teeth examinations. The recommendation elaborates on previous requirements and contains suggestions for new measurement methods. Read more

13

Feb 2018

The background for updating the National Clinical Guideline for Treatment of Brain Metastases is that local treatment (stereotactic radiation therapy) has gained more space in the treatment of brain metastases. Read more

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Jan 2018

The National Board of Health has not updated recommendations for cervical cancer screening since 2012. New evidence has been obtained for the detection of HPV infection as a screening method instead of or as a supplement to microscopic examination of cervical cells, and several countries plan to rearrange their screening programs. Read more

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Sep 2017

The deadline for submission of proposals for DRG change for year 2019 to the Danish National Board of Health (Sundhedsdatastyrelsen) is November 1, 2017. Different stakeholders can submit a proposal. However, hospitals and individual physicians are the most relevant applicants. Application form for DRG change in Denmark is much simplier compared to other countries. Read more

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Aug 2017

Article “Cost analysis of bariatric surgery in Denmark made with a decision-analytic model” was published in Danish Medical Journal. Surgery was found cost-effective at 10 years and cost saving over life time perspective in comparison with conservative medical management. Read more

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Apr 2017

Danish Health Data Protection Agency (Sundhedsdatastyrelsen) calls for submission of the proposals for the change of DRG system with the deadline of the 1st of November 2017. Changes will be considered for implementation from 1st of January 2019. Read more