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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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IQWiG calls for proposals for topics of the future health technology assessment reports in Germany

On June 16, 2021, the Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) has opened the submission period for proposals for topics of the health technology assessment (HTA) reports to be developed in 2022.

Annually, the IQWiG asks the citizens to propose the topics for the future HTA reports at the website of ThemenCheck Medizin service. The IQWiG collects these proposals and then determines up to five topics of current interest per year for HTA development. There HTAs selection is carried out in two stages:

  • Selection of 15 key topics by citizens and patient representatives
  • Discussion of the topics selected in the first phase between the IQWiG and the members of the extended advisory board from a scientific point of view with the following final decision

The proposals for topics of the HTA reports can be submitted until July 21, 2021.

The full details in German can be found here.

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