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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 tests added to the Laboratory Test Nomenclature in Finland in June 2021

In mid-June 2021, 38 new tests, including five COVID-19 antigen tests, were added to the Laboratory Test Nomenclature (Laboratoriotutkimusnimikkeistö) in Finland.

Details of some of the introduced tests are listed below:

  • 6565 S-PML, antibodies
  • 6567 S-gp210, antibodies
  • 6568 S-Liver cytosolic antigen 1, antibodies
  • 6569 S-Liver soluble antigen, antibodies
  • 6571 S-Secukinumab
  • 6574 S-Ustekinumab, antibodies
  • 6575 S-Ustekinumab
  • 6576 S-Tocilizumab, antibodies
  • 6577 S-Tocilizumab
  • 6579 S-Sertolitsumab pegol
  • 6580 S-Rituximab, antibodies
  • 6581 S-Rituximab
  • 6587 P-Hepatitis C virus, nucleic acid (qual)
  • 6588 P-Hepatitis B virus, nucleic acid (qual)
  • 6590 B-Hemoglobin, point-of-care test
  • 6591 B-Hemoglobin-A1c, point-of-care test
  • 6592 B-C-reactive protein, point-of-care test
  • 6593 B-Troponin T, point-of-care test
  • 6594 B-Troponin I, point-of-care test
  • 6595 B-Natriuretic peptide, B-type N-terminal propeptide, point-of-care test
  • 6596 D-dimers of B-Fibrin, point-of-care test
  • 6597 B-Thromboplastin time, a follow-up study
  • 7900 Panbio COVID-19 Ag Rapid Test, Abbott Rapid Diagnostics
  • 7901 Flowflex SARS-CoV-2 Antigen rapid test, ACON Laboratories, Inc
  • 7902 mariPOC SARS-CoV-2, ArcDia International Ltd.
  • 7905 SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Rapid Test, Roche (SD BIOSENSOR)

The Laboratory Tests Nomenclature is maintained by the Association of Local and Regional Authorities. Nomenclature codes are used for the unification of coding of laboratory procedures in Finland. The Laboratory Tests Nomenclature is also used for coding the tests in private settings with the coverage from the national public payor (KELA).

The full details in Finish can be found here.

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