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Cost-effective reimbursement analysis for medical technologies in Europe

Procedure coding, payment mechanism, reimbursement tariffs, policy, and HTA considerations in 34 EU countries

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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 final version of the 2023 DRG manual published in France

On July 25, 2023, the final version of the DRG manual for 2023 was published. 

Introduced changes are described in Volume 1 of the DRG manual. They relate to the MDC14 (modifications in the orientation of the stays in the DRG roots of voluntary and therapeutic termination of pregnancy, ectopic pregnancies, false labor and threats of premature delivery, and threats of abortion), coding of gender in patients under three months of age as well as the performance of acts inconsistent with the declared sex in transsexual patients.

See the details in French here.

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