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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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Preliminary version of the DRG manual for 2021 published in France

On March 1, 2021, the Technical Agency for Information on Hospitalizations (ATIH) published the preliminary version of the French DRG manual for 2021.

The main changes presented in the preliminary version of the DRG manual are related to the new diagnosis (ICD) and procedure (CCAM) codes that were introduced during the year. The DRG grouper for 2021 is not available yet. The final version of the DRG manual is expected to be published soon.

The preliminary version of the DRG manual can be seen here.

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