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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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Ongoing HTAs in Norway in March 2024

In March 2024, several method assessments were initiated as a part of a framework for the managed introduction of innovations "New Methods" for cardiovascular, endocrine, gastrointestinal, men’s health, neurology and neurosurgery, neuromodulation, obstetrics and gynecology, robotic surgery, and some other fields. Some examples are listed below: 

  • Pacemaker without lead for the treatment of atrial fibrillation and bradycardia – Reassessment;
  • Wearable cardioverter defibrillator for people at high risk of sudden cardiac arrest;
  • Continuous glucose measurement and flash glucose measurement in diabetes type II;
  • Robot-assisted surgery for prostatectomy;
  • Robot-assisted surgery for proctectomy;
  • Robot-assisted surgery for hysterectomy;
  • Magnetic resonance (MR)-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound for the treatment of essential tremor, Parkinson's disease and neuropathic pain;
  • Electric field therapy (Optune, Tumor-Treating Fields).

The full details in Norwegian can be found here.

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