MTRC has released European reimbursement report for percutaneous interventions for deep vein thrombosis

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Report provides overview of procedure coding, payment mechanism, reimbursement tariffs and policy considerations for key percutaneous treatment methods, including:

  • mechanical and pharmacomechanical (AngioJet, Boston Scientific) thrombectomy,
  • catheter-directed and ultrasound-enhanced catheter-directed (EKOS, BTG) thrombolysis.

Analysis is provided for 11 European countries (Austria, Belgium, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland).

The following clinical situations are considered:

  • Stand-alone procedure, performed as primary procedure due to admission due to deep vein thrombosis
  • Procedure, performed as secondary procedure for DVT, developed during hospital admission for coronary artery bypass grafting or hip replacement
    • Analysis is performed for CABG and hip replacement
      • With no complications
      • With DVT and no interventional treatment
      • With DVT and interventional treatment

Analysis is performed only for non-elective hospital admission with at least an overnight stay.

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