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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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Real-time continuous glucose monitoring to be included in the Common Package of Benefits in Spain

On June 30, 2021, the Interterritorial Council of the National Health System has approved the systems of real-time continuous glucose monitoring (rt-CGM) for inclusion in the Common Package of Benefits for adult patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus and risk of severe hypoglycemia (at least one episode of severe hypoglycemia during the previous year or inadvertent hypoglycemia), who use intensive insulin therapy (multiple daily doses or insulin pump), who require at least six digital punctures a day for self-monitoring of blood glucose and who show adequate motivation to maintain good adherence to the device. The inclusion of rt-CGM devices in the Common Package of Benefits means that these devices are now guaranteed to the defined population nationwide.

See the press release by the Ministry of Health, Consumption and Social Welfare in Spanish here.

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