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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 procedure codes in Finland from January 2024

On December 19, 2023, the updated Finnish classification of procedures (THL) was published to come into force on January 1, 2024. Thirty-two new procedure codes were implemented concerning cardiovascular, endoscopy, neurology, orthopedic, and other fields. Some examples of new codes are listed below:

  • JCA46  Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) in the esophagus;
  • JKD02 Anastomosis between the gallbladder or bile ducts and the gastrointestinal tract, guided by endoscopic ultrasound;
  • TAC01 Pain management with celiac plexus block, guided by endoscopic ultrasound;
  • NBB22 Reverse anatomic prosthetic replacement of shoulder;
  • NFC10 Surgical treatment of infection in the hip joint prosthesis, mechanical cleaning, and debridement, deep, no replacement of loose component;
  • NFB41 Total prosthetic replacement of hip joint using a hybrid technique (a cup with no cement, cemented stem).

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