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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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HTAs published by FinCCHTA in February 2022

In February 2022, the Finnish Coordinating Center for Health Technology Assessment, FinCCHTA, announced the release of the seven accomplished rapid hospital assessments:

  • Combined PET/MR imaging: metabolic imaging combined with non-ionizing anatomical magnetic resonance imaging by the Helsinki University Hospital;
  • Artificial intelligence-based auto-segmentation of normal tissues during radiotherapy by the Helsinki University Hospital;
  • Deployment of an artificial intelligent insulin pump in pediatric patients (advanced hybrid-closed loop, aHCL) by the Helsinki University Hospital;
  • Single Use Endoscopy by the Tampere University Hospital;
  • High-intensity ultrasound (HIFU) for the treatment of local and locally recurrent prostate cancer by the Helsinki University Hospital;
  • Deep brain stimulation (DBS) in the treatment of severe epilepsy by the Oulu University Hospital;
  • Smart Insulin Pens for Type 1 and Type 2 Insulin-Treated Diabetic Patients (NovoPen6® and NovoPen® Echo Plus) by the Helsinki University Hospital.

However, the full reports in .PDF format are unavailable. The full details in Finnish can be found here.

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