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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 Irish HIQA in the first quarter of 2021

Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) develops national HTA guidelines to support decision-making in Ireland. In the first quarter of 2021, Health Information and Quality Authority published only one assessment of Extended Interval Screening by the Diabetic RetinaScreen Programme.

This report has provided an overview of the evidence pertaining to extending the screening interval for diabetic retinopathy from one to two years for those at low risk of diabetic retinopathy progression.

It was concluded that this interval appears to be safe and in line with international best practices. However, any planned changes to the national program would need to be accompanied by a significant communications campaign, including all relevant stakeholders, to address potential concerns.

The details of the published assessments can be found here.

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