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Strategic analysis of the sufficiency of evidence to obtain reimbursement and HTA approval in Europe and recommendations about evidence generation

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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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Positive HAS opinions for reimbursement of several services in France in June 2024

On June 10, 2024, the French National Authority for Health (HAS) published its positive opinions regarding the registration of the destruction of one or more desmoid tumors by cryoablation, transcutaneously, with CT guidance and MRI guidance in the CCAM Nomenclature (level II of clinical added value) under the following services:

  • "Destruction of one or more desmoid tumors by cryoablation, transcutaneously, with MRI guidance”;
  • "Destruction of one or more desmoid tumors by cryoablation, transcutaneously, with CT guidance”. 

Also, on June 11, 2024, HAS published its positive opinion on the extension of the indication for the NABM services of detection of the genomes of influenza A and B viruses and SARS-CoV-2 by RT-PCR for patients reporting risky exposure to a zoonotic influenza virus and presenting symptoms compatible with infection by the SARS-CoV-2 virus or a winter respiratory infection, including influenza, to whatever the time of year (level III of Clinical Added Value, ASA).

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