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Cost-effective reimbursement analysis for medical technologies in Europe

Procedure coding, payment mechanism, reimbursement tariffs, policy, and HTA considerations in 34 EU countries

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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: Looking at the fringes of MedTech innovation: a mapping review of horizon scanning and foresight methods

02 Feb 2024

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, Garcia Gonzalez-Moral et al. conducted a mapping review to identify various methodologies employed in horizon scanning (HS) and foresight practices for medical technology (MedTech) innovation, with a specific focus on informing healthcare decision-making. The authors uncovered 25 distinct methods of HS, emphasizing the prevalence of combined approaches. Their findings underscored the necessity for greater transparency and consistency in methodologies to enhance the quality and timeliness of decision-making processes in the field of MedTech.

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