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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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Dutch National Health Care Institute (Zorginstituut Nederland) is evaluating dynamic fusion in lumbar spondylosis for inclusion into basic insurance package

An assessment was initiated earlier this year. The Institute will evaluate compliance of dynamic fusion in lumbar spondylosis with the state of science and practice.

Based on the results of assessment, dynamic fusion might be included into basic insurance package for provision to Dutch population. The date of release of the report is not yet known.

Number of stakeholders participates in the process, including spine, orthopedic surgery, neurology, neurosurgery, radiology societies and umbrella organization of 9 health insurance companies Zorgverzekeraars Nederland.

See information about the project here

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