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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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Innovation Committee received 123 project ideas for Innovation Funding in Germany

On June 7, 2021, the Innovation Committee at the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) has reported that 123 project ideas were received for Innovation Funding of the new forms of care within the new two-stage application process framework.

The project ideas that were received concerned the following topics:

  • Further development of care through digitization: 25
  • Interdisciplinary or cross-sectoral supply networks and pathways: 40
  • Psychotherapeutic care for vulnerable groups: 15
  • Prevention and care of serious mental diseases: 7
  • Lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic for the advancement of care: 5
  • A good start in life with networked care: 12

Also, 19 project ideas were received for the open-topic area.

The Innovation Committee is expected to decide which submitted ideas were selected in the fourth quarter of 2021. Those applicants will be invited to prepare a complete application.

The full details in German can be found here.

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