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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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The Norwegian Directorate of Health released a preliminary version of the Norwegian DRG system (ISF) for 2021

20 Oct 2020

On October 13, 2020, the Norwegian Directorate of Health published a preliminary version of the DRG system (ISF) for 2021.

The following documents were issued: preliminary DRG, STG, TFG lists, and grouping logic,  preliminary ISF regulations (ISF-regelverk), and manual (Grunnlagsdokument ISF).

Four new DRGs were introduced:

  • 287O Other procedures on endocrine organs, day surgery
  • 294C Diabetes> 35 years with comorbidities or complications
  • 294N Diabetes> 35 years without comorbidities or complications
  • 992O Physical exercise therapy as part of specialist health services for patients with somatic diseases

Six DRGs planned to be removed.

See preliminary documents here

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