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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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Five new tests added to the Laboratory Test Nomenclature in Finland in December 2021

In late December 2021, five new in-vitro diagnostics tests, including one test for COVID-19 spike protein antibodies determination, were added to the Laboratory Test Nomenclature (Laboratoriotutkimusnimikkeistö) in Finland.

The newly introduced tests include:

  • 6598 Copper;
  • 6599 COVID-19 coronavirus disease, spike protein, antibodies;
  • 6600 Hemoglobin, electrophoresis, from blood;
  • 6601 Fentanyl, confirmation;
  • 6602 Very extensive histological examination or multi-tissue preparation.

The full details in Finnish can be found here.

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