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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 November 2023

On November 1, 2023, thirteen new procedure codes came into force in the updated Finnish classification of procedures (Code Service of the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, THL). The introduced codes concerned diagnostic imaging, radiology, neurology, peripheral vascular, and some other fields. Some examples of new codes are listed below:

  • GD1QQ SPET-CT of lung perfusion and ventilation;
  • FM2AE Ultrasound of the systolic function of the heart;
  • AA5DT Ultrasound coagulation of brain tissue under MR guidance;
  • PH2AT Dilatation of lower extremity vein.

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