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Health economic modeling for medical technologies in Europe

Early and comprehensive economic models to determine economic value proposition and inform healthcare decision-makers

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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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Publications Digest: Relationship Between Price and Diagnosis-Related Group Tariff for Medical Devices Assessed by a Regional Health Technology Assessment Committee

27 Mar 2023

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, Trippoli et al. examined the sufficiency of DRG tariffs for medical procedures and devices in Italy. The analysis included 24 class III or implantable devices. Authors discovered a large variability in the ratios between device price and DRG associated with its use. This ratio ranged from a minimum of about 3% in the case of the Hyalobarrier gel for post-surgical adhesion to a maximum of 132% in the case of the Neovasc Reducer, a device indicated in the narrowed coronary sinus.

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