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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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National screening program for colorectal cancer launched in Norway

15 Sep 2022

On August 25, 2022, the Norwegian Directorate of Health announced the launch of the National screening program for colorectal cancer (Bowel screening program - Tarmscreeningprogrammet). The program includes the following:

  • All 55-year-old men and women will be offered a fecal immunochemical test (FIT) to identify hidden blood in the stool. Patients will take samples at home using a sample kit received by post and will send samples to a dedicated  laboratory at Akershus University Hospital;
  • If no blood is found in the stool, the next test will be offered every two years until the age of 65;
  • If a FIT test is positive, a patient will be offered a colonoscopy examination at the nearest healthcare organization.

See more details in Norwegian here and here.

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