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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 introduced in Finland in October 2022

01 Nov 2022

In the second half of October 2022, 47 new procedure codes were introduced by the Code Service of the Finnish National Health and Wellbeing Institution (THL). These codes became valid on November 1, 2022. The introduced codes are dedicated to diagnostic imaging, endoscopy, gastrointestinal, radiotherapy, pulmonary and airways, radiology, surgical procedures, and some other fields. Some examples of these procedure codes are listed below:

  • JCA48 “Esophageal radioablation in gastrointestinal endoscopy (Barret’s RFA)”;
  • JDK01 “Needle sampling under ultrasound examination of the gastrointestinal tract”;
  • ZX096 “Boron neutron capture radiation therapy”;
  • GX1S5 “Short-term measurement of carbon dioxide in breathing air (capnometry)”;
  • ZXC21 “Contrast agent administration”;
  • IBZ16 “Evaluation of the need for medical treatment of hepatitis C”;
  • IDY30 “Individual treatment of insomnia, cognitive behavioral therapy”.

The full details in Finnish can be found here.

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