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Cost-effective reimbursement analysis for medical technologies in Europe

Procedure coding, payment mechanism, reimbursement tariffs, policy, and HTA considerations in 34 EU countries

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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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New health technology assessments initiated in Switzerland

26 Oct 2023

On October 20, 2023, the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) published six newly initiated health technology assessments, four of which relate to MedTech.

The following Med Tech topics are currently in development:

  • Thermoablation for benign thyroid nodules;
  • Bronchial thermoplasty for severe asthma;
  • Superficial/deep heat in physiotherapy for musculoskeletal conditions;
  • Physiotherapy for cervical spine syndrome.

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