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Innovative payment schemes

May 2024

PECAN tariffs for digital medical devices with therapeutic function released in France

On April 25, 2024, the Ministry of Labor, Health, and Solidarity published an Order in the Official Journal of the French Republic setting the tariffs for digital medical devices with therapeutic functions covered within the early digital support (PECAN) scheme. The tariff for the manufacturer will include an initial lump sum of €435 per patient billable for up to 3 months and a subsequent monthly package of €38.30. The maximum amount of financial compensation is €780 per year per patient.
Sep 2023

New version of the CCAM Nomenclature published in France

At early September 2023, the new version of the classification of procedure codes (CCAM v.73) was published. Several changes were introduced, including the creation of two permanent codes, one provisionally registered code, and three new grouping codes for 280 dental procedures.
Jun 2023

Summary of the presentation of Oleg Borisenko at the Med Tech Forum’s session “Innovative Payment Schemes (IPSs) in Europe: springboard for innovation?”

Director of MTRC Oleg Borisenko participated in the session “Innovative Payment Schemes (IPSs) in Europe: springboard for innovation?” at the Med Tech Forum in Dublin on the 31st of May 2023. The section was moderated by Rachele Busca (Director, HTA and Real-World Evidence, EMEACLA, Edwards Lifesciences) and panelists included Daniel Bamford (Deputy Director, Medtech and Digital, Innovation, Research and Life Sciences, NHS England) and Louisa Stüwe (Ministerial eHealth Delegation, Ministry of Health and Prevention, France). Oleg presented the summary of the report on innovative payment schemes for medical technologies, commissioned in 2022 by the European industry association Med Tech Europe to MTRC. We present a summary of the presentation.
Oct 2022

Three projects awarded under the 2022 "Subsidy scheme for promising care" in the Netherlands

In September 2022, the Dutch Healthcare Institute (Zorginstituut Nederland, ZIN) announced three more projects which received a subsidy under the "Subsidy scheme for promising care" in 2022 for research of PET/CT scan instead of CT scan for post-screening in lung cancer, treatment for head and neck cancer that spares lymph nodes in the neck and surgery to prevent lymphedema after cancer treatment. In total, eight projects will receive a subsidy in 2022.