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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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The Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) calls for a tender to run a pilot study “Liposuction for the treatment of lipedema” until the end of June of 2018

The Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) calls for a tender for the pilot study “Liposuction for the treatment of lipedema”. The announcement was published in the Official Journal of the European Union on the 8th of May of 2018. The study will be executed within the framework of the government-co-sponsored studies under provisions of the paragraph 137e of the German Social Code Book V.

In a framework of the tender an independent scientific institution responsible for the monitoring and assessment of the trials will be identified.

The deadline for the requests is the 26th of June, 2018, 14:00.

The detailed information regarding the further procedure and the contact details can be found here.

The brochure with questions and answers regarding the G-BA trials can be found here.

See full details in German here.

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