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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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Public Health England has published key performance indicators for NHS population screening programmes in England for 2017 to 2018

Eleven national population screening programmes are implemented in the NHS on the advice of the UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC), which makes independent, evidence-based recommendations to ministers in the 4 UK countries. The Screening Quality Assurance Service ensures programmes are safe and effective by checking that national standards are met. 

There are 11 national screening programmes for young person, adult, antenatal and newborn. Key performance indicators (KPI) for each programme are presented below:

There are the following changes of KPIs in 2017-18:

  • Antenatal infectious disease screening: new KPIs implemented for hepatitis B coverage and syphilis coverage;
  • Diabetic eye screening (DES): name changed from “Diabetic eye screening – results issued within 3 weeks of routine digital screening” to “Diabetic eye screening - results issued within 3 weeks of routine digital screening, digital surveillance or slit lamp biomicroscopy”
  • Bowel, breast and cervical KPIs: KPIs for the bowel cancer, breast, and cervical screening programmes added to the document.

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