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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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Publication Digest: Evolving Use of Health Technology Assessment in Medical Device Procurement-Global Systematic Review: An ISPOR Special Interest Group Report

MTRC shares the most relevant and impactful publications in the field of market access and HEOR for medical technologies in Europe through its Publications Digest. In a recent publication, Cangelosi et al. conducted a systematic review to assess how data from health technology assessments (HTAs) informs procurement decisions for medical devices. By synthesizing evidence from 11 relevant studies, the authors aimed to identify the criteria used in purchasing decisions, highlighting the minimal evidence of HTA influencing procurement. The authors emphasized the unmet need for enhanced transparency, incentivization for publishing procurement-related work, and further research to strengthen the connection between HTA and procurement, ultimately aiming to optimize resource allocation and expand access to innovative medical technologies within healthcare systems.

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