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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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A regular update of the Danish SKS coding system came into force in April 2024

The Danish Health Data Authority (Sundheddatastyrelsen) quarterly updates the Health Care Classification System (Sundhedsvæsenets Klassifikations System, SKS). The updated version was published in mid-March 2024 to come into force on April 1, 2024. 

Nine new medical procedure codes and five new codes for diagnostic investigations. Some examples of newly added codes are provided below:

  • ZZV020B1 Apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) - cardio-respiratory monitoring (CRM);
  • UXUC49F1 Ultrasound-guided needle marking in the inguinal area;
  • UXMG47 MRI scan of the metatarsus.

Furthermore, ten new additional codes were implemented, which can only be used as a supplement to primary codes. Some examples are provided below:

  • ZM807D2 Differentiated PeIN (Penile Intraepithelial Neoplasia), human papillomavirus (HPV) independent;
  • ZM807Q2 PeIN, HPV-associated, basaloid type;
  • ZPW00005 Use of navigational bronchoscopy.

See the full details in Danish here.

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