Innovation funding

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May 2022

On April 19, 2022, the Innovation Committee at the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) has informed of the favorable results of the scientific evaluation of the G-BA Innovation Fund performed by the economic research center Prognos AG. Read more

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May 2022

On April 4, 2022, the Innovation Committee at the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) published the decisions, which recommended the transfer to standard care for two completed projects. The projects relate to the management of rare diseases and the strengthening of the regional healthcare structures and processes. Read more

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May 2022

On April 4, 2022, the Innovation Committee at the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) announced funding from the G-BA Innovation Fund for 18 innovative healthcare research projects dedicated to medical guidelines. Read more

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Apr 2022

On March 3, 2022, the Innovation Committee at the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) published the determined funding priorities for new forms of care. A total of seven prioritized topics are defined. The preparation of a complete application can be supported for a period of up to six months with a grant of up to a maximum of €75,000. The deadline for submitting ideas is May 17, 2022, at noon. Read more

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Apr 2022

On March 31, 2022, NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE/I) released the 2022/23 National Tariff Payment System (NTPS) to come into force on April 01, 2022. The aligned payment and incentive (API) model remains the central part of the 2022/23 NTPS, covering all secondary healthcare services, with few exceptions (e.g., diagnostic imaging, the contract value is lower than £30 million). National DRG (HRG) tariffs only remain for diagnostic imaging; other tariffs are published for benchmark purposes. Four new device categories were included, and two existing categories were updated to cover more devices in the 2022/23 High Cost Device List; In 2022/23, all High Cost devices are excluded from the fixed element and funded on a cost and volume basis. Read more

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Mar 2022

On March 10, 2022, the Ministry of Solidarity and Health published an Order in the Official Journal of the French Republic, which announced the transitional coverage for the Neovasc Reducer system. This is the first device to be covered under the new transitional scheme. Read more

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Mar 2022

In March 2022, NHS England and NHS Improvement published the MedTech Funding Mandate (MTFM) policy for 2022/23, which will come into force on April 01, 2022. The MTFM launched in 2021 to support NICE-approved and cost-saving devices, diagnostics, and digital products. Commissioners must fund technologies included in MTFM. Read more

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Mar 2022

The NHS Insights Prioritisation Programme (NIPP) is commissioned by the NHS Accelerated Access Collaborative (AAC) and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). It is designed to accelerate the evaluation and implementation of innovation that supports post-pandemic ways of working, builds service resilience, and delivers benefits to patients. Fourteen projects have been funded and have now commenced activity that will be ongoing until March 2023. Read more

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Mar 2022

On February 22, 2022, a repository of innovative acts outside the nomenclature of biology and anatomopathology (RIHN) and a Supplementary list of IVD tests were published. Minor changes were introduced in the 2022 RIHN list. Read more

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Mar 2022

On February 16, 2022, the Innovation Committee at the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) has published the decisions which recommended the transfer to standard care for three completed projects. The projects relate to the prevention of antibiotic resistance, improvement of healthcare in socially disadvantaged areas, and misuse of control colonoscopies in Germany. Read more

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Feb 2022

On January 28, 2022, the Institute for the Hospital Remuneration System (InEK) has published the list of the requests for innovation funding (NUB) that were submitted by the hospitals in 2021. The medical technologies belonging to the cardiovascular, ENT, eHealth, gastrointestinal, neuromodulation, neurovascular, orthopedic, and other technology groups obtained positive status 1. Read more

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Feb 2022

The French Ministry of Solidarity and Health constantly announces the new experiments initiated under Article 51 of the Social Security Financing Act. These experiments are focused on various topics concerning medical technologies and the organization of care. At the beginning of January 2022, new experiments were announced which relate to geriatric care, autonomy loss prevention, physical rehabilitation during and after cancer treatment. Read more